Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky, Harry Dean Stanton, Christine Belford, Roberts Blossom, William Ostrander, David Spielberg,
Today, the iconic horror film Christine filmed in 1983, director John Carpenter based on the novel by Stephen King. Completed as the most significant period of his creative life, when the end of the 70. and the beginning of the 80. years best known as the author of interesting, mostly cheap horror movies, intelligently using "hitchckovské" the principles of creation of a voltage (the Fog , the Eve of the Feast of all saints , the Thing ).Christine belongs to the best kingovským adaptations, as respects the complexity of the writer's world and reduces it to merely a straightforward demonstration of bloody special effects. Carpenter maintains the narration fancy frugality, working with signs and demonstrations cover a homicidal car uses similar methods of work with "oživlým" object as Steven Spielberg in his famous Duel. The Film is a classic moralitou about the car, which "owns" its owner, it will help him realize his dreams and eventually kill him. A red and white Plymouth Fury, a model 57, bearing the tender name of Christine, buy a high school kid Arnie as a wreck and fix it. Bespectacled outsider, bullied at home and at school, slowly turns into a confident young man, giving preferred by zbožňovanému car from everything in the world. But Christine is not enough, that has captured the Arnie, and begins to kill his and your enemies. Arnie classmate Dennis decides his friend's transformation to get to the bottom... - the Scene of the story is "kingovské" town of Rockbridge, in which under the surface of everyday life is rampant intolerance, rudeness and tyranny. A collection of typical characters from teen movies (overbearing parents, sweet girl, school tape...) in the plot manifests itself in a known manner, until, however, does not appear evil Christine, a prototype of a punishing monsters. Carpenter eleven years ago learnedly worked with a proven arsenal of B cinema. His image has inspired many imitators, and to this day it is worth attention not only as a testimony of the development of the genre, but also as a demonstration of the masterful handling with the possibilities of film horror. - A year earlier he made on a similar theme Juraj Herz picture Vampire of the Game.