Wes Craven's New Nightmare Description
Freddy's back, only this time he's not confined to dreams in this
macabre film within a film. Heather Langenkamp, star of the original NIGHTMARE
ON ELM STREET, along with other actors and director Craven all appear as
themselves. When Heather's husband is mysteriously killed her son begins to have
disturbing nightmares, culminating in a bizarre encounter with the fictional
boogeyman. As self-referential as Craven's SCREAM movies, but much more serious
and creepy. Some scenes shot on location near the aftermath of the 1994
The New Line Home Video release #4019 is a
"Special Collector's Edition."
Prints by Filmhouse, and color by Foto-Kem.
Rated BBFC 15 by the British Board of Film Classification.
Copyright 1994 New Line Productions, Inc.
Actress Heather Langenkamp, who starred in the
"Nightmare on Elm Street" series, now married with a
son, is offered a new role in Wes Craven's newest
"Nightmare." The film describes Freddy Krueger as an
ancient evil, who must be barred between the walls of a story --
or else he will haunt reality. Since the story remains unfinished,
Freddy's back and out for blood, especially Heather's. With her
husband dead and her son hospitalized, she must brave the
underworld to defeat the evil and, in doing so, bring the story to
"...Smarter than your average
scare..." - Recommended
"...It's the cleverest, wittiest, most
twisted scarefest in ages..."
"...[Craven] deals in terrifying extensions
of everyday experience, the stuff of which true nightmares are
made....An ingenious, cathartic exercise in illusion and
"...It's compelling -- it challenges you to
keep up with it..."
"...A horror film within a horror
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