Suspiria (1977)

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The only thing more terrifying than the last 12 minutes of this film are the first 92.

Classic horror from Italian director Dario Argento with a legendary score by prog-rock band Goblin. A newcomer to a meticulous ballet academy, American student Suzy Banyon struggles to adapt to the school’s strict and unusual regime. She gradually comes to realise that the staff are a coven of witches embarking on a frightening plot...

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Horror, Classic

98mins

Rating: R18+

Italian with English subtitles

Italy

Empire (UK)

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As an appetizer to the thoroughly bizarre world of Italian horror, Suspiria is the perfect antipasto.

New York Times

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Mr. Argento's methods make potentially stomach-turning material more interesting than it ought to be.

Observer (UK)

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From stormy start to fiery finish, it's a stylish, compelling, phantasmagoric movie.

Time Out London

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It's always fascinating to watch; the thrills and spills are so classy and fast that the movie becomes in effect what horror movies seemed like when you were too young to get in to see them.

Total Film (UK)

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Argento's masterpiece is a movie in which nothing and nobody makes sense.