In 1983, Carpenter’s film adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling book of the same name debuted in theaters. Here’s a new trailer celebrating the anniversary and announcing a new theatrical release (not in Italy).
The year was 1983. John Carpenter had already John Carpenterthe presence of films such as Halloween And 1997: Escape from New York. However, the previous year, he had taken a critical and box office hit with what remains one of his masterpieces: The thing.
And at the same time too King Stephen had already King StephenWith the mountains of books sold and with cinema becoming passionate about the activity that continues today of bringing its stories to the screen: it has already been released. curry And the shining,adaptation from “Much is safe” And they were in business Kojo And Death zone.
It so happened that the producer who obtained the rights applied for it The carpenter To make a movie of “Christine – The Infernal Machine”which the director decided to accept after some hesitation and some other films in the pipeline that took longer than expected to realize.
This is how I was born forty years ago Christine – The Infernal MachineThe film stars A 1958 Plymouth Fury Possessed, spiteful, and jealous, he sows panic and blood among his owner’s friends, girlfriends, and acquaintances by chance.
Now, it is true that this is a little carpenter; It is true that King cited it as an example of failed adaptation (along with… the shiningKeep in mind: The King doesn’t have good taste in cinema): Nevertheless, Christine remains a fun, entertaining film, and only Carpenter is able to turn a demonic vehicle into a credible, well-defined character.
On the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of its founding. Christine – The Infernal Machine It will return to cinemas in some countries, including Italy for now.
This one below is New official trailer To celebrate the anniversary and return to the stage:
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