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Best of Frightfest: ‘Donnie Darko’ Dir. Richard Kelly

Best of Frightfest: As the twentieth anniversary of Arrow Video Frightfest approaches, we at team Thn take a look back at some of the best and brightest films that have screened over the last two decades. First up is Donnie Darko.

Donnie Darko, directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, screened at Frightfest in 2002. Frightfest have always had their finger on the pulse of films that embrace the dark heart of cinema and they proved this early on when they picked Donnie Darko for the line-up in their third year.

Now Donnie Darko isn’t just one of the best films to ever screen at Frightfest, it’s one of the best films ever made. A true example of a cult classic, the film quickly amassed fans after a limited UK release in October 2002. Since then, it’s been re-released in cinemas several times, including a limited run of

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