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The Call of Cthulhu

Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
Thursday 24th June 2010, 8.30 for 9pm

Written in 1926, just before the advent of talking pictures, The Call of Cthulhu is one of the most famous and influential tales of H.P. Lovecraft, the father of cosmic terror. Now the story is brought richly to life in the style of a classic 1920s silent movie using the filmmakers own ‘Mythoscope’ process. They have strived to create the most authentic and faithful adaptation of a Lovecraft story ever attempted.

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A dying professor’s strange bequest leads his nephew on a globe-spanning investigation to unravel a twisted knot of fear, madness, nameless cults and horrors best left unknown. This story formed the foundation for Lovecraft’s famed Cthulhu Mythos which has inspired generations of writers, musicians, filmmakers, gamers and popular culture itself. Curator Bren O'Callaghan will transform Inspace into Arkham Sanitarium, so suspend disbelief and remain cautious of sleeping alien deities…

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