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Nothing human loves forever.
|Directed by||Tony Scott|
|Written by||Ivan Davis; Michael Thomas|
|Produced by||Richard Shepherd|
|Music by||Denny Jaeger; Michel Rubini|
|Edited by||Pamela Power|
|Release date(s)||April 29th, 1983|
|Running time||97 min.|
|Gross revenue||$4,800,000 (US)|
The Hunger is a British horror film of the vampire-romance subgenre. It was directed by Tony Scott and written by Ivan Davis and Michael Thomas, based on a novel by Whitley Strieber. The film was produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and released theatrically in the United States on April 29th, 1983. The film launched a spin-off television series, also called The Hunger, which aired on the Movie Network for two seasons from 1997 to 2000.
The Hunger stars Catherine Deneuve as Egyptian vampire Miriam Blaylock as well as David Bowie as John Blaylock, Susan Sarandon as Sarah Roberts and Cliff De Young as Tom Haver. Other notable cast members include Beth Ehlers, Dan Hedaya, Rufus Collins and Suzanne Bertish.
|Catherine Deneuve||Miriam Blaylock|
|David Bowie||John Blaylock|
|Susan Sarandon||Sarah Roberts|
|Cliff De Young||Tom Haver|
|Beth Ehlers||Aliec Cavender|
|Dan Hedaya||Lieutenant Allegrezza|
|Rufus Collins||Charlie Humphries|
|Ann Magnuson||Young woman from disco|
|John Stephen Hill||Young man from disco|
|Shane Rimmer||Arthur Jelinek|
|Douglas Lambert||TV host|
|John Pankow||1st phone booth youth|
|Willem Dafoe||2nd phone booth youth|
|Sophie Ward||Girl in London House|
|Philip Sayer||Boy in London House|
|Lise Hilboldt||Waiting room nurse|
|Michael Howe||1st intern|
|Edward Wiley||2nd intern|
|Oke Wambu||Egyptian slave|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Alternatively known as Bloodshunger.
- The Hunger grossed $1,832,898 over its opening weekend in the United States.