Karyn Kusama on

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Released 1974
Distributor Bryanston Distributing

Gritty, visceral and intensely disturbing, Tobe Hooper’s Nixon-era magnum opus achieves almost all its power‚ through suggestion and indirection. Nevertheless it was banned and censored throughout the world. Art director‚ Robert Burns practically earns auteur status himself for his all-encompassing graveyard atmosphere.‚ Followed by three remakes and a sequel, videogame and comic books.

About Karyn Kusama

Karyn Kusama wrote and directed her first feature film, Girlfight in 1999. Since then she has directed the science-fiction love story Aeon Flux, and the comedy-horror film Jennifer’s Body. She lives in Los Angeles.