in about 100 words or less
US 99m, Colour
Director: Bernard Rose; Cast: Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Vanessa Williams
Adapted from Clive Barker’s short story entitled The Forbidden, Candyman is a supernatural horror film about a graduate student researching urban legends. From her investigation a series of murders that occurred in the vicinity of a public housing development in Chicago, Helen Lyle discovers that there is more to the legend than she imagined. Suspenseful and full of scares, Candyman is a bloody psychological thriller with arresting images and a haunting soundtrack (Klaus Ming October 2016).