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Basket Case

Director: Frank Henenlotter Run Time: 91 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1982

Starring: Kevin Van Hentenryck, Terri Susan Smith

Like PINK FLAMINGOS and ERASERHEAD, Frank Henenlotter’s grotesquerie seems best seen after hours—its outré delights isolated from everyday society. Duane, an unassuming young man, checks into a seedy Times Square hotel carrying a large basket containing his violent, deformed twin brother. The siblings have come to the City to seek revenge but a budding romance for Duane upsets their plans. Brattle debut!

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