Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Jess Franco's VAMPYROS LESBOS and SHE KILLED IN ECSTASY on Blu-ray from Severin Films May 12th

Early orders through www.Severin-films.com will ship late-April and come with posters of newly commissioned Wes Benscoter artwork, with orders of both titles.

What are generally considered the finest works of Euro-cult master Jess Franco’s labyrinthine career are his 1971 erotic horrors VAMPYROS LESBOS and SHE KILLED IN ECSTASY. Now, for the first time ever in America, the fully restored, uncensored versions will be available in 2 Disc Limited Special Editions from Severin Films. Both films star the bewitching beauty Soledad Miranda, who was tragically killed before either film was released. Full specs on these Special Editions, including a pair of Franco’s final interviews, are as follows:


VAMPYROS LESBOS (1970) 
2-Disc Limited Edition BD/DVD
Label: Severin Films
Limited Edition of 7500 units of this combo

Release Date: May 12th 2015
Duration: 89 minutes
Color Widescreen Anamorphic 1.66:1 
German Dolby Digital Mono with Optional English Subtitles 
Region 0
Director: Jess Franco
Cast: Soledad Miranda, Dennis Price

Synopsis: An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.

Bonus Features:
- German Trailer
- Vampyros Jesus: Interview with Writer/Director Jess Franco
- Sublime Soledad: Interview with Soledad Miranda Historian Amy Brown
- Stephen Thrower on Vampyros Lesbos: Interview with Author of Murderous Passions - - - The Delirious Cinema Of Jess Franco
- Jess Is Yoda Clip
- Alternate Spanish Language Version Bootleg


SHE KILLED IN ECSTASY (1970) 

2-Disc Limited Edition BD/CD
Label: Severin Films
Limited Edition of 4000 units of this combo
Release Date: May 12th 2015
Duration: 80 Minutes

Color Widescreen Anamorphic 1.66:1
German Dolby Digital Mono with Optional English Subtitles 
Region 0
Director: Jess Franco
Cast: Beni Cardosi, Soledad Miranda

Synopsis: The erotically charged follow up to the Jess Franco DVD smash hit, Vampyros Lesbos.The enchanting Soledad Miranda stars as a woman
intent on avenging the death of her lover, a doctor who committed suicide after his experiments on human embryos were condemned by
the medical establishment. With an insatiable lust for vengeance, she sets out to kill those responsible for his suicide.

Bonus Features:

DISC 1
- German Trailer
- Jess Killed in Ecstasy: Interview With Writer/Director Jess Franco
- Sublime Soledad: Interview With Soledad Miranda Historian Amy Brown
- Stephen Thrower on She Killed in Ecstasy: Interview With Author of Murderous Passions:
- The Delirious Cinema of Jess Franco
- Paul Muller on Jess Franco: Interview With frequent Franco Star
DISC 2 - Vampyros Lesbos/She Killed In Ecstasy Soundtrack CD






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