23rd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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22/9/2017, 22:00, Danaos 1

A few months after their friend's disappearance, a group of kids come together against an age-old monster who haunts the dreams of young and old in the form of a terrifying clown. One of Stephen King's best novels comes to life on the big screen, making it the most anticipated horror film of the year.

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When young children start disappearing in the small town of Derry, a group of kids face their fears their fears in order to solve the mystery. But the primal fear has the face of a clown and the story of the murders goes way back in the past.

One of the scariest books of all times and one of Stephen King’s best novels is transferred by Andres Muschietti on the big screen to scare fanatic readers and unsuspecting viewers. Rising star Bill Skarsgard in the role of Pennywise the Clown has to compete with the chilling classic performance by Tim Curry in the titular TV version by Tommy Lee Wallace but he promises to scar your memory for life, filling your nightmares with an “It” face.

Director: Andres Muschietti
Screenwriters: Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman, Stephen King (novel)
DoP: Chung-hoon Chung
Music: Benjamin Wallfisch
Editor: Jason Ballantine
Principal Cast: Bill Skarsgard, Finn Wolfhard, Jaeden Lieberher, Nicholas Hamilton, Javier Botet, Megan Charpentier, Steven Williams

USA | 2017 | Color | DCP | 135’ | English