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JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER

Canada, 2007 (MIFF 2008, Nightshift)

Director: Jon Knautz

JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER

“If Jack Brooks was made in the ‘80s, it would be a cult classic by now.” - Rue Morgue Magazine

Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer is what happens when three debut feature filmmakers just want to have fun. It's a monster movie that draws on the thrill legacy of A Nightmare on Elm Street - even featuring horror legend Robert ‘Freddy Krueger' Englund. After witnessing his parents' murder, Jack Brooks lives a humbling existence as a plumber. One night, he attends a plumbing emergency at a professor's house and accidentally disturbs an ancient evil. Lured by this dark power, the professor (Englund) undergoes a gruesome transformation, one that forces Jack to face the true purpose of his own innate rage.

D Jon Knautz P Patrick White, Trevor Matthews, Neil Bregman S Jon Knautz, John Ainslie WS Epic Pictures Group TD 35mm/2007/90mins

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