Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Blue Underground presents AMSTERDAMNED (1988) with a brand-new 2K restoration on August 29th

AMSTERDAMNED (1988) 
3000 LIMITED EDITION 2-DISC DVD/BD 

Label: Blue Underground 
Release Date: August 29th 2017 
Rating:  R
Duration: 113 Minutes 
Region Code: Region-FREE
Video: 1080P HD Widescreen (1.85:1) 
Audio: Dutch: 5.1 DTS-HD; Dutch, English: 2.0 DTS-HD; French: Dolby Digital Stereo / DVD: Dutch: 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround EX; Dutch, English, French: Dolby Digital Stereo with Optional English, English SDH, Español
Director: Dick Maas
Cast: Huub Stapel, Monique van de Ven, Serge-Henri Valcke

The Danger Lies Just Below the Surface

Synopsis: Down in the murky depths of Amsterdam’s famous canals lurks a murderous predator. Surfacing at night, he kills at random and disappears without a trace. As the bodies begin to pile up and mass hysteria envelopes the city, Detective Eric Visser is assigned to head the investigation. With only the escalating number of victims to go on, Visser pursues his quarry with a vengeance, unaware that his beautiful new girlfriend may be the mysterious killer’s next victim. 

Huub Stapel (THE LIFT) and Monique van de Ven (TURKISH DELIGHT) star in this pulse-pounding thriller written and directed by Dick Maas (SILENT WITNESS), highlighted by an explosive speedboat chase through the city’s narrow canals. Long unavailable on U.S. home video, Blue Underground proudly presents AMSTERDAMNED in a brand-new 2K restoration from the original Dutch negative, approved by Dick Maas!

Special Features:
- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Dick Maas and Editor Hans van Dongen
- The Making of AMSTERDAMNED
- Tales From The Canal - Interview with Star Huub Stapel
- Damned Stuntwork – Interview with Stunt Coordinator Dickey Beer
- Dutch Trailer
- U.S. Trailer
- Loïs Lane Music Video – “Amsterdamned” (Directed by Dick Maas)
- Poster and Still Gallery
- BONUS Collectible Booklet with new essay by author Michael Gingold

Sell Points:
- The pulse-pounding thriller from Writer/Director Dick Maas finally arrives on U.S. Blu-ray & DVD for the first time ever!
- WORLD PREMIERE of brand new 2K restoration from the original Dutch negative approved by Dick Maas
- Blu-ray features Full 1080p HD Resolution and DTS-HD Master Audio for the ultimate home theater experience
- Exclusive Limited Collector’s Edition includes Blu-ray, DVD, bonus collectable booklet, reversible sleeve, and special packaging
- Exciting NEW Extras produced for this release
- Extensive online exposure on top websites, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Rue Morgue, Blu-ray.com, and many more
- National print advertising
- From acclaimed Writer/Director Dick Maas (THE LIFT, SILENT WITNESS, SAINT) 
- Starring Huub Stapel (THE LIFT, SAINT), Monique van de Ven (TURKISH DELIGHT, THE JOHNSONS), and Serge-Henri Valcke (SOLDIER OF ORANGE, NO MAN’S LAND)
- “A Fast, Gory, Immensely Entertaining Horror Flick That Cleverly Crosses DIRTY HARRY With JAWS!” – The Guardian
- “Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back Into The Water… Surprise – It’s ‘Jaws The Ripper’!” – Los Angeles Times
- “Stylish Kills And A Surprising Amount Of Action… It Gets It’s Hooks Right Into You!” – McBastard’s Mausoleum
- “Dark, Tense And Damned Scary!” – Mike’s Film Talk





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