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Carnival of Souls

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Carnival of Souls

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
91 minutes
performer:
Candace Hilligoss, Sidney Berger
director:
Herk Harvey
distributor:
Harcourt Productions
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Horror

We gave it an A-

Media saturation has ended the era of the cult classic, so it’s a pleasure to revisit one of the best of the old breed in this two-disc Criterion Collection edition of Carnival of Souls. This artful, low-budget thriller about a woman pursued by ghoulish apparitions is presented in both the theatrical and director’s cuts, along with more than two hours of supplementary materials. An excellent digital transfer ensures that the eerie organ score and stark black-and-white photography retain their power to shock. A-

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