The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

A stunning portrait in psycho-terror!

The Bird With The Crystal Plumage – Dario Argento Mini Film Fest – Screening on June 2, 5, 7!

American Genre Film Archive 4K Restoration!

Advance tickets now available for The Bird With The Crystal Plumage!

In 1970, Dario Argento (DEEP RED, SUSPIRIA) indelibly redefined the “giallo” genre of murder-mystery thrillers with THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE—a mind-bending mix of murder, obsession, and art. A staggeringly assured first feature, this film establishes the key traits that define Argento’s filmography, including lavish visuals and a flare for wildly inventive and brutal scenes of violence. With sumptuous cinematography by Vittorio Storaro (APOCALYPSE NOW) and a seductive Ennio Morricone score, this landmark film has never looked better in this 4K restoration.

Golden Goblets, Italy: Best New Director award winner!
Golden Globes, Italy: Best First Feature award winner!
Edgar Allen Poe Awards: Best Motion Picture nominee!

4/4 Stars! “A heart-stopping horror melodrama with excellent acting from all involved.” (TV Guide)

5 Stars! “a thing of beauty. It is a piece of cinematic art. It boasts gorgeous set design and beautiful cinematography.” (Dread Central)

4.5/5 Stars! “brilliantly-constructed…impeccable moments of suspense, and a genius’s use of a roving camera…has its own kind of elemental perfection” (Alternate Ending)

Dario Argento Mini Film Fest throughout June!

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage – June 2, 5, 7

The Cat o’ Nine Tails – June 9, 12, 13, 14

Deep Red – June 19, 20, 21

*Please take note that doors open 30 minutes before showtimes. We encourage people to arrive early. We have a small box office, a small candy bar, and a single-screen cinema, meaning that when most of an audience shows up a few minutes before showtime, it causes a bottleneck. If possible, we appreciate you arriving a little bit early to pick out your seat and get your popcorn. Thanks for your help!

An American writer living in Rome witnesses an attempted murder that is connected to an ongoing killing spree in the city, and conducts his own investigation despite himself and his girlfriend being targeted by the killer.
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