Plus… For the first time ever in the UK, Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin to score Dawn of the Dead and Suspiria LIVE.

FrightFest will be co-presenting, alongside One Inch Badge, two special concerts featuring Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin.

News: Film4 FrightFest 2014 Announces Opening Night Film

  

By Andreas Charalambous - 22nd June 2014

This year’s Film4 FrightFest gets off to a nerve-shredding start with the UK premiere of Adam Wingard’s killer thriller The Guest, starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) and rising star Maika Monroe (The Bling Ring, It Follows).

 

Wingard said today: "FrightFest movie-goers are some of the most diehard genre enthusiasts in the world. Naturally i am delighted that The Guest will be opening this year’s festival".

 

Alan Jones, co-director of FrightFest added: "Film4FrightFest has a grand tradition of always opening its banner August event with a forward-looking and directional attraction. So we couldn't be more delighted to showcase Adam Wingard's dazzling horror thriller The Guest to put the stamp of approval on our move to the Vue cinema in Leicester Square”.

Film4 FrightFest 2014 welcomes The Guest to open its 15th year.

For the first time ever in the UK, Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin will be performing live scores for George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead and Dario Argento’s Suspiria on consecutive nights at the Union Chapel, Islington, London N1 2XD

 

On Monday 18th August, they will be scoring Dawn of the Dead - accompanying the NMS Records, German, English Language version of the film.

 

On Tues 19th August, they will be scoring Suspiria – accompanying the CDE, Italian, English Language version.

 

Doors open at 7pm. Audiences must be aged 18 and over.

 

Tickets are on sale now. Click here.