The Pit

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Canada | 1981 | 96 Minutes | Lew Lehman

October 28, 2016

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Thrills & Chills
New 2K restoration! This baffling and insanely entertaining Canadian classic of WTF-ery combines a horror movie with an After-School Special gone terribly, terribly wrong. Creepy, sex-obsessed 12-year-old Jamie is bullied at school, and his only friend is his evil, possessed teddy bear. But Jamie discovers some new friends when he finds a deep hole in the forest filled with a ravenous pack of mutants straight out of Troll 2. Instead of trick or treating for Halloween, he decides to teach his haters a lesson – by throwing them into The Pit!

  • Director: Lew Lehman
  • Principal Cast: Sammy Snyders, Sonja Smits, Jeannie Elias, Laura Hollingsworth, Andrea Swartz
  • Country: Canada
  • Year: 1981
  • Running Time: 96 Minutes