The Driller Killer

Abel Ferrara's 1979 cult classic The Driller Killer here receives its definitive presentation, starring Ferrara himself (under the pseudonym 'Jimmy Laine') as Reno Miller, an artist being driven mad by the pressures of New York life who takes to the streets and begins murdering derelicts with a power drill. Although Ferrara intended to make a film in the tradition of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, the end result bore an even greater resemblance to Martin Scorsese's Taxi DriverThe Driller Killer is an indispensable addition to the collection of anyone interested in 1970s horror, the work of Abel Ferrara, or off-the-wall cinema.

You know it's a classic because there are two copies in the library.

Approx. run time 95 mins

Film & Video
Film, horror, violence
Abel Ferrara
ILC Prime

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