Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Deluxe Blu-ray of CANNIBAL FEROX (1983) coming in May from GRINDHOUSE RELEASING


CANNIBAL FEROX (1983) 
3-DISC BD/CD COMBO

Label: Grindhouse Releasing
Release Date: May 26th 2015
Duration: 93 Minutes
English
Color Widescreen 1.85:1
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Directed by: Umberto Lenzi
Cast: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei

Here it is! The original uncensored, unrated director’s cut of one of the most notorious and violent films of all time.

BANNED in 31 countries, CANNIBAL FEROX assaults your senses as a group of Americas lost in the jungles of Amazonia experience brutal retribution at the hands of blood crazed cannibals. Shot on location in the savage Amazon wilds of South America, CANNIBAL FEROX IS ONE OF THE MOST VIOLENT AND SHOCKING FILMS EVER MADE. There are at least two dozen scenes of barbaric torture and sadistic cruelty graphically shown.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
- 3 disc deluxe edition - 2 Blu-rays + CD
- Original UNRATED, UNCENSORED director’s cut
- Spectacular new 2K transfer - scanned from the original camera negative
- SHOCKING deleted footage - lost for over 30 years!
- Breathtaking digital stereo re-ix by Academy Award winner Paul Ottosson
Candid and shocking audio commentary by director Umberto Lenzi and star John Morghen
- Provocative, in-depth interviews with director Umberto Lenzi, stars Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Danila Mattei and Zora Korowa, and special effects master Gino DeRossi
- EATEN ALIVE! THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ITALIAN CANNIBAL FILM - all-new feature-length documentary containing interviews with Umberto Lenzi, Ruggero Deodato, Sergio Martino, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, and Robert Kerman
- Extensive gallery of stills and poster art
- Liner notes by legendary 42nd Street historian Bill Landis (author of SLEAZOID EXPRESS) and Eli Roth (director of HOSTEL and THE GREEN INFERNO)
- BONUS CD - original soundtrack album by Budy-Maglione - newly remastered in stunning 24 bit/96khz sound from original studio master tapes, and including never-before-released alternate takes
- AND OTHER SURPRISES!

SELLING POINTS:
- Another Italian horror classic from Grindhouse Releasing, who brought you the smash hits CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST, THE BEYOND and THE BIG GUNDOWN
- CANNIBAL FEROX was originally released in the US as MAKE THEM DIE SLOWLY, and was a Variety Top 10 box office smash and Robert Kerman, star of CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST, SPIDER-MAN and DEBBIE DOES DALLAS!
- Supported by special theatrical screenings throughout the U.S.
- Extensive promotion via cult movie websites co-ordinated by master publicist David Szulkin
- Disc produced by Bob Murawski (Academy Award-winning film editor of THE HURT LOCKER, Sam Raimi's SPIDER-MAN trilogy and ARMY OF DARKNESS)

REVIEWS:
- Established a world drive-in record with a 98 on the Vomit Meter. - Joe Bob Briggs
- Ultraviolent and unrelenting. It beats you to a bloody pulp. - Bill Landis, SLEAZOID EXPRESS
- The STEP-MOTHER of all cannibal films. A genre CLASSIC! - Eli Roth, director of HOSTEL and THE GREEN INFERNO






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