2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

PHANTASM: Remastered

Monday, March 14
11:45PM - 1:13AM

Stateside Theatre
719 Congress Ave


Hashtags: #sxsw #phantasm

In Don Coscarelli's PHANTASM, the residents of a small Oregon town have begun dying under mysterious circumstances. Upon the death of a family friend, thirteen-year-old Mike finds himself compelled to investigate. After discovering that the town’s mortician (a sinister and malevolent character Mike nicknames “the Tall Man”) is responsible for murdering and reanimating the dead, Mike seeks help from his older brother, Jody, and best friend and ice cream man Reggie. Working together, these three friends must break into a local mausoleum, lure out and confront the Tall Man, all the while avoiding his dangerous minions and his wicked flying chrome killing device, the deadly silver sphere.

Section: Midnighters
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 1979
Runtime: 88min

Director: Don Coscarelli

Producer: D.A. Coscarelli

Screenwriter: Don Coscarelli

Cinematographer: Don Coscarelli

Editor: Don Coscarelli

Production Designer: S. Tyer

Music: Fred Myrow, Malcolm Seagrave

Additional Credits: Co-Producer: Paul Pepperman, Visual Consultant: Roberto A. Quezada

Principal Cast: Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester


Don Coscarelli is best known for PHANTASM and its successful sci-fi/horror sequels, which have spawned a rabid cult of fans around the world. Coscarelli also wrote and directed BUBBA HO-TEP, the sword and sorcery epic THE BEASTMASTER, and several others. His most recent film JOHN DIES AT THE END premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

Distributor: Shelley Kay

Sales Agent: Silver Sphere Corporation

Public Film Contact
Shelley Kay
Silver Sphere Corporation
(310) 458-6202

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Camelia Adibi



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