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The Witches at the Rio Theatre


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Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 4:00pm


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"You are in for a treat."

While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, Helga (Mai Zetterling), young Luke (Jasen Fisher) inadvertently spies on a convention of witches. The Grand High Witch (Anjelica Huston) reveals a plan to turn all children into mice through a magical formula. When they find that Luke has overheard, the witches test the formula on him. Now, with the help of Helga and the hotel manager, Mr. Stringer (Rowan Atkinson), Luke the mouse must fight back against the witches.

“With a deliciously wicked performance from Angelica Huston and imaginative puppetry by Jim Henson’s creature shop, Nicolas Roeg’s dark and witty movie captures the spirit of Roald Dahl’s writing like few other adaptations.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

“It’s not a film for small children. But for precocious first-graders with a warped sense of humor and an appetite for chills, thrills and spills, nothing could be better.” (Seattle Times)

“Filled with grotesque witches and mouse stunts, this is a wild fantasy for both children and adults. Harry Potter was never like this.” (Film4)

THE WITCHES
Doors 3:30 pm | Movie 4:00 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Doors 5:45 pm | Movie 6:15 pm

ROSEMARY’S BABY
Doors 8:00pm | Movie 8:30 pm

Single THE WITCHES film ticket $10 advance www.riotheatretickets.ca || $12 door

Why not make it a triple feature and see all three Halloween favourites?!

Triple bill ticket $15 advance www.riotheatretickets.ca | $18 door
*Please note: Online triple bill ticket sales end at 3:00 pm. Tickets for all shows available at the door.

*Minors OK in the balcony! (Please note that ROSEMARY’S BABY is rated 18A.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
**Groupons and passes OK for any single film. Please redeem at the door.

THE WITCHES (Nicolas Roeg, 1990 / 91 mins / PG) A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the witches’ plot before he can stop them?

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