Open Air Cinema: Night of the Hunter

Robert Mitchum in The Night of the Hunter.Director: Charles Laughton

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Cert: 12



Wrap up warm and join us for a disturbing horror movie screened in the shadow of Pentillie Castle. Night of the Hunter stars the sublimely sinister Robert Mitchum as a travelling preacher whose dark motives for marrying a fragile widow, played by Shelley Winters, are uncovered by her terrified young children. Ranked amongst the top ten on the BFI’s list of “50 films you should see by the age of 14” and with scenes of eerie beauty and dark humour, this ethereal film noir is a true American classic.


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Venue Information

Doors open at 7pm, with bar and refreshments available.

Travel Information

Parking: there is parking available at Pentillie Castle.