A Woman’s Torment

1977, 85m, DCP, U.S.

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened August 29–30, 2017

Part of the program

Dr. Otis Vorel and his wife Estelle having been caring for Estelle’s mentally ill sister, Karen. But as tensions rise over the prospect of committing her to an asylum, Karen runs away, taking refuge in an abandoned home on Fire Island. But as her inner demons take hold and her sense of reality breaks down, she begins murdering various passersby. Director/cinematographer Roberta Findlay’s cult favorite mixes bloody killings and nihilistic sex, punctuated by a moody score from Walter Sear. A Vinegar Syndrome release

World premiere of 2K restoration

With director Roberta Findlay in person