"A small masterpiece of darkness by Joe Dante" - Le Nouvel Observateur
Ray Peterson lives in Mayfield Place, a quiet street in Hinckley Hills in the Midwest of the United States. This uneventful family man decides to spend his week off at home and take advantage of the calm of the neighborhood to rest. But strange events have taken place since a new family, the Klopeks, has settled down the street. Ray and his neighbours, Art the nosy and Mark the ultra-authoritarian veteran, decide to spy on them, convinced that the Klopeks are behind the disappearance of their neighbor Walter...
The cult director of Gremlins and Panic on Florida Beach delivers with The 'Burbs(Les Banlieusards) a hilarious comedy openly eyeing the side of fantasy cinema. Fifteen years before the hit series Desperate Housewives , Joe Dante offers a biting critique of the American way of life , a vitriolic portrait of a small American community happily embodied by Tom Hanks ( Forrest Gump ) and Bruce Dern ( Silent Running , Nebraska ). Available for the first time on DVD in its restored 2K version!
THE BURB'S (1988 – Colors – 102 mins) new 2K restoration