WISCONSIN DEATH TRIP is an Arena classic from 2000. Inspired by a book of the same name, film-maker James Marsh tells the haunting tale of murder, madness and suicide that took place behind the thin veil of respectability in small-town America at the end of the 19th century.
Drawing on reports in the weekly newspaper, plus archive photographs and re-enactments of events, this film chronicles the tragedies that befell residents and neighbours of Black River Falls, Wisconsin. The film won a Royal Television Society award and was also BAFTA nominated.
The film featurs music by DJ SHADOW and JOHN CALE and will be shown witth an introduction and Q&A from Director James Marsh who went on to win an Oscar for Man On Wire and directed the Oscar nominated Theory of Everything. The event takes place MAY 4th 2017 7.30pm Find out more and book here – https://www.regentstreetcinema.com/programme/wisconsin-death-trip/
Watch a clip from the acclaimed film here: