Thu 01 Jan 1970 - Thu 01 Jan 1970
£7* | £5* students/under 25s | 3 films for £18*
Dir. Gaspar Noé
95 mins | 2018 | France
French with English subtitles
We’ll be giving out free sangria with valid Climax cinema tickets on both screening days!
Free entry to Indie Club at the Cavern after the Saturday showing of CLIMAX with valid cinema tickets.
With each screening we’re offering four lucky ticket holders the chance to win a copy of the latest VICE Magazine for free!
Gaspar Noés woozy, exhilarating and physical musical horror blurs the senses and sees a group of dancers lose their minds over the course of the film due to a mysteriously-spiked sangria.
From director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Enter the Void, Love) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night.
In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie (Spring Breakers, Enter the Void) and shot by Noé himself, the troupe begins an all-night celebration that turns nightmarish as the dancers discover they’ve been pounding cups of sangria laced with potent LSD.
Tracking their journey from jubilation to chaos and full-fledged anarchy, Noé observes crushes, rivalries, and violence amid a collective psychedelic meltdown. Starring Sofia Boutella (Atomic Blonde) and a cast of professional dancers, Climax is Noé’s most brazen and visionary statement yet.
Gaspar Noe has served up another hardcore agape-horror – visually extraordinary, structurally and formally audacious