Retrospectives/Classics

A tribute to classic names and trends in movie history.

This section consists of:

  • Tributes
  • Europa Imaginària
  • American Gothic

Below is a list of films to be screened in this category during this years festival. Where possible we’ve included synopses, previews, reviews, and trailers along with our own random thoughts as to whether the film is going to make our “must see” list

Regarding tributes, besides the 30th anniversary of Alien, SITGES 09 will be recalling certain flashes from the 80’s, films that represent this decade’s different genre film expressions and that will bring special guests from emblematic movies to the Festival.

ALIEN (ALIEN, EL 8. PASAJERO). Ridley Scott. 1979.

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. Stanley Kubrick. 1971.

THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM (EL PÉNDULO DE LA MUERTE). Roger Corman. 1961.

ZOMBI 2 (NUEVA YORK BAJO EL TERROR DE LOS ZOMBIS). Lucio Fulci. 1979.

SITGES CLÀSSICS – TRIBUTE TO THE 80’s

A NIGHTMARE IN ELM STREET (PESADILLA EN ELM STREET). Wes Craven. 1984.

GHOST BUSTERS (LOS CAZAFANTASMAS). Ivan Reitman. 1984.

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