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Retropath! presents: PARENTS (1989)

Calling all nostalgia-freaks, horror hounds and celluloid junkies! Are you looking for the latest cinematic thrill? Retropath has you covered. Specializing in the best flicks to stumble onto the screen, this series is guaranteed to deliver the wildest that cinema has to offer. Retropath also features a unique lobby pop-up for each screening, featuring local artists with weird and wonderful work for sale! 

7:00 pm - Weirdo pre-show and lobby pop-up featuring local artists! 
8:00 pm - Movie starts! 

"[...] the movie makes you feel like you mixed Nyquil with Prozac and you’re trying not to freak out." - Jason Soto

"[...] meat never looked more distasteful." - The Worldwide Celluloid Massacre

Ten year-old Michael Laemle has a couple of problems on his plate. He just moved to a new neighbourhood, he's got no friends, he's painfully shy around the other kids at school, he's plagued with nightmares, and to top it all off: he's pretty sure his parents are cannibalistic killers. His parents Nick and Lily Laemle (Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt) have always been a little weird, but lately Michael just can't ignore his gut instinct, and of course, the fact that there's always a seriously ample amount of meat in the fridge.

Bob Balaban directed and Chris Hawthorne wrote this delightful fever dream of a movie, effortlessly taking black comedy, horror and surrealism to create a special little blip in pop culture that has finally been restored, and now we're bringing it back to the big screen!

Our screenings would be nothing without our sponsors Eyesore Cinema and Delirium Magazine!