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Heathers 30th anniversary 4k restoration coming to cinemas courtesy of Arrow Films

The cult classic is heading back to the big screen in August.

Heathers - Christian Slater and Winona Ryder
Credit: Arrow Films

80s cult classic Heathers is heading back to the big screen for a special 30th anniversary 4k restoration courtesy of Arrow Films.

Starring Winona Ryder (Beetlejuice, Stranger Things) and Christian Slater (True Romance, Mr Robot), Heathers will arrive in cinemas from 8th August 2018. In celebration Arrow Films is hosting a special Heathers event at the BFI featuring a Q&A with director Michael Lehmann and Lisanne Falk, who played one of the Heathers.


Heathers also stars Shannen Doherty (Charmed, Beverly Hills, 90210, Mallrats, Little House on the Prairie), Lisanne Falk (Say Anything…, Less Than Zero, Night on Earth) and Kim Walker (The Outsiders, Matlock, Highway to Heaven, Say Anything…)

The film is written by Daniel Waters (Batman Returns, Hudson Hawk). The synopsis for Heather is:

In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, intelligent teen Veronica (Winona Ryder) teams up with a dark sociopath, J.D. (Christian Slater) in a plot to kill the cool kids in what is one of the decade’s defining cult classics of 1980s cinema.

Credit: Arrow Films

Veronica is part of the most popular clique at her high school, but she disapproves of the other girls’ cruel behaviour. When Veronica and her new boyfriend, J.D. confront clique leader Heather Chandler (Kim Walker) and accidentally poison her, they make it appear a suicide. Soon Veronica realizes that J.D. is intentionally killing students he does not like. She races to stop J.D. while also clashing with the clique’s new leader, Heather Duke (Shannen Doherty).

Heathers will also screen at The Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square on the following dates:

Friday 10th Aug 16:00
Saturday 11th Aug 20:45
Sunday 12th Aug 15:45
Monday 13th Aug 18:25
Tuesday 14th Aug 15:30
Wednesday 15th Aug 21:00
Thursday 16th Aug 13:00

Take a look at some stills from Heather in our gallery below:

Heathers 30th Anniversary 4K Restoration is released in UK cinemas from 8th August 2018 and on digital and on demand from 20th August 2018.


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