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‘Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer’ Will Be Getting a 4K Restoration From Dark Sky Films

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer Will Be Getting a 4K Restoration From Dark Sky Films

John McNaughton’s 1986 horror classic Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer will be getting a new 4K restoration from Dark Sky Films, which will premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival on October 14th, 2016. The film will be shown at the same festival as it did back in 1986, and both Michael Rooker and director John McNaughton will be in attendance. You lucky people attending the event will also get to enjoy a 30th anniversary Q&A with Rooker and McNaughton, who will be there to celebrate the film with fans.

And that’s not all, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer will receive a limited theatrical re-release run in 20 city’s beginning on October 21st.

“Henry (Michael Rooker) is released from prison following his mother’s murder. He supplements his job as an exterminator with a series of indiscriminate and violent murders. Fellow jailbird and drug dealer Otis (Tom Towles) becomes a willing accomplice in Henry’s bloody killings. But as the depravity escalates and Henry forms a bond with Otis’ sister, Becky (Tracy Arnold), things start to get out of hand. The film is based on the true-life story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas.”

One of the most impactful shock-horror films that came out of the late 80’s, and one of the very best of its time. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer definitely isn’t a film for the fainthearted or those who are easily offend by extreme violence.