Killer's Moon

An important film in the evolution of “video nasties” (especially violent films that brought about stricter censorship in the UK in the early 1980s), KILLER'S MOO... Read more

Killer's Moon

Directed by Alan Birkinshaw

Year: 1978
Running Time: 92
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: U.K.
Language: English
Genres: Horror, Cult
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Killer's Moon

Cast
Anthony Forrest
Georgina Kean
Jane Hayden
Tom Marshall
Joanne Good

Crew
Cinematographer Arthur Lavis
Writer Alan Birkinshaw
Composed by Derek Warne and John Shakespeare
Produced by Nigel Wingrove
Directed by Alan Birkinshaw


An important film in the evolution of “video nasties” (especially violent films that brought about stricter censorship in the UK in the early 1980s), KILLER'S MOON sets a quartet of drug-addled psychopaths against a group of vacationing schoolgirls.

Four mental patients undergo an experi-mental drug therapy, and then escape into the countryside. Believing they are inside a dream, they lose any remaining shreds of morality. Roaming the woods, they stumble upon a manor of schoolgirls and wreak unholy havoc. Dressed all in white, like the droogs of A Clockwork Orange, these terrifying sleepwalkers unleash their violent ids with insane abandon. When two nearby campers attempt to stop the slaughter, the killers begin to awake from their slumber - and to their deeds.

Reviews

"Takes some really nasty 'Clockwork Orange' style sexual violence, aims it squarely at a bunch of teenage girls in nightdresses." - British Horror Films

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