Saturday 19 October 2019

In Fabric review: The 70s mood is thick and strong in this delightful little comic chiller

4 stars

In Fabric
In Fabric
Paul Whitington

Paul Whitington

I do love the endearing oddness of Peter Strickland’s films, which pay meticulous tribute to British and Italian horror films of the 1970s while ploughing a distinctive furrow of their own.

The 70s mood is thick and strong in this delightful little comic chiller, which stars Marianne Jean-Baptiste as a put-upon bank teller who buys herself a fancy red dress for a treat.

It turns out to be haunted and plays havoc with her blind dates before moving on to wreck the lives of new, unsuspecting hosts.

It’s a bit like an x-rated Tales of the Unexpected episode, or an epic video art installation, and an absolute delight to watch. 

(18, 119mins)

Irish Independent

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