THE DEAD ZONE
Dir. David Cronenberg USA 1983 103 mins (15) 35mm print
Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Anthony Zerbe, Herbert Lom, Colleen Dewhurst
Following a car crash teacher Johnny Smith (Walken) wakes from a five-year coma to find he has acquired mysterious powers. When he makes physical contact with a person he has visions of their future. And when he shakes the hand of politician Greg Stillson (Sheen) he sees that this is the man who will bring about the end of the world. Johnny finds himself with no choice but to act… Based on the novel by Stephen King.