Shivers


1h 28m 1975

Brief Synopsis

A scientist living in an apartment complex kills a girl and uses acid to destroy her internal organs and then kills himself. While investigating, a doctor discovers that the scientist was doing experiments on the use of genetically engineered parasites as organ transplants. Soon other people in the complex begin showing signs of carrying the parasites, spreading the things through wanton orgiastic abandon, and the complex begins suffering an attrition problem.

Film Details

Also Known As
Frissons, Parasite Murders, The, They Came From Within
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1975
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Synopsis

A tale of sexual promiscuity and zombification.

Film Details

Also Known As
Frissons, Parasite Murders, The, They Came From Within
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1975
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Quotes

He tells me that even old flesh is erotic flesh, that disease is the love of two alien kinds of creatures for each other, that even dying is an act of eroticism.
- Forsythe

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States March 1976

Released in United States March 1997

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1975

Shown at New York Underground Film Festival March 19-23, 1997.

Formerly distributed by Trans-American Films.

Began shooting August 21, 1974.

Completed shooting September 14, 1974.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1975

Released in United States March 1976

Released in United States March 1997 (Shown at New York Underground Film Festival March 19-23, 1997.)