The Driller Killer

One of the most notorious films ever made, "The Driller Killer" launched the career and reputation of critically acclaimed director Abel Ferrara ("Bad Lieutenant") and almost single-handedly spawned the "video nasty" hysteria of 1984 and the introduction of The Video Recordings Act. Reno (Abel Ferrara as Jimmy Laine) is a struggling artist pushed to breaking point by mounting debts and the punk band rehearsing 24 hours a day in the flat next door. To pay the overdue rent on the shabby New York apartment he shares with his girlfriend and her spaced out lesbian lover, he needs to sell his new painting. But despite his desperate need for cash, Reno refuses to admit he has completed the painting and in his troubled mind the picture triggers a violence he cannot contain...

Year: 1979
Genre: Cult Films / After Dark
Country: USA
Director: Abel Ferrara
Starring: Jimmy Laine, Carolyn Maez, Baybi Day
Duration: 95 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains violence and content that may disturb.
Location in store: Cult



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