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At the Liberty: "A Haunting in Venice"


October 12, 2023

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The theater has experienced last-minute attendees, making it difficult to start the movie on time. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled showtime to settle in.

DAYTON - "A Haunting in Venice" is set in eerie, post-World War II Venice on All Hallows' Eve. It is a terrifying mystery featuring the return of the celebrated sleuth, Hercule Poirot. Now retired and living in self-imposed exile in the world's most glamorous city, Poirot reluctantly attends a séance at a decaying, haunted palazzo. When one of the guests is murdered, the detective is thrust into a sinister world of shadows and secrets.

Critics at Rotten Tomatoes give this movie a 75% favorable rating, and audiences agree with a 77%. The critics there say this is "A darker and spookier spin on Branagh's Poirot, A Haunting in Venice is a decent Halloween snack whose undemanding mystery gets a lift from nifty visuals and an all-star cast." The movie is rated PG-13 for some strong violence, disturbing images and thematic elements. IMDb rates this movie 6.8 of 10, and that website's parent's guide states there is moderate violence and gore, as well as moderate levels of frightening and intense scenes. All other categories are rated mild or none. This movie has a runtime of 103 minutes.

Message from The Liberty Theater staff:

We have been experiencing many last-minute attendees, which creates issues for us to adequately serve the public and start the movie on time. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the show is scheduled to start to enable us to serve everyone and start to movie as scheduled. We appreciate your cooperation.


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