Parasites

Hell Is Other People

Season

Please note: this season finished in Feb 2020

The philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre's observation that 'Hell is Other People' is given full cinematic expression in Bong Joon Ho’s darkly comic thriller Parasite (Screening now).

To accompany Bong’s award-winning new film join us for a short cinematic journey of irritating neighbours, class division and biting social satire.


Previously in this season

The People Under the Stairs

 Classified 18  Hell Is Other People
People Under the Stairs
Please note: This was screened in Feb 2020
Film
A timeless American nightmare, horror master Wes Craven’s early 90’s sly, satirical shocker was a modern-day fable in which the rich were literally feeding off the poor.

Pacific Heights

 Classified 15  Hell Is Other People
Pacific Heights
Please note: This was screened in Feb 2020
Film
Michael Keaton stars in John Schlesinger’s quality ’90s thriller as a tenant from hell who turns the lives of nice yuppie couple Matthew Modine and Melanie Griffith into a living nightmare.

Funny Games

 Classified 18  S   Hell Is Other People
Funny Games
Please note: This was screened in Feb 2020
Film
A stomach-churningly real home-invasion thriller, Michael Haneke’s most notorious provocation spares no detail in its depiction of the agony suffered by a bourgeois family at the hands of two strangers.

Us

 Classified 15  Hell Is Other People
Us
Please note: This was screened in Feb 2020
Film
Jordan Peele’s shocking comic-horror makes hay with the scenario of our other half rising, its use of shadow versions of ourselves serving as canny metaphors to explore our hidden desires and darker impulses.