Classic Slasher STAGEFRIGHT Heading to Blu-ray

Written by Martin Unsworth Friday, 15 August 2014

Movie News

Fans of obscure '80s slasher movies will rejoice as Exposure Cinema are releasing the classic and overlooked STAGEFRIGHT as a limited edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack.

Directed by Michele Soavi (DELLAMORTE DELLAMORE, THE CHURCH), it follows a troupe of actors rehearsing a music about a serial killer named the Night Owl, but they are locked in one night some one murders them, one by one. The killer stalks them wearing the nightmarish, but iconic, Night Owl costume.

It's a fabulous piece of Italian cinema, with a stunning pedigree. Co-produced by Joe D'Amato, written by George (ANTHROPOPHAGUS) Eastman, it includes in it's cast Giovanni Lombardo Radice (aka John Morghen - CANNIBAL FEROX).

The release, on September 15th, will feature a new, high-bitrate, encode and exclusive restoration from original Italian elements and presented uncut for the first time on Blu-ray.

Bonus features, which run over two and a half hours, include:

New interviews: A Bloodstained Featherstorm and Giovanni’s Method.

 Alan Jones: The Critic’s Take - FrightFest co-founder and genre writer/expert shares his passion for the film.

An archival interview with Italian exploitation maestro Joe D’Amato.

Revenge of the Video Cassette - a new documentary about VHS tape collectors,

A comparison between the cut version, trailer, and poster, stills and behind the scenes gallery.

Video Chillers - a booklet featuring new articles on late giallo and overlooked slashers, with trivia and rare stills and international VHS artwork.

Check out the teaser below:

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The release will be limited to only 3,000 copies, so don't miss out on what will surely be a collector's item.

 

 

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Find your local STARBURST stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. For our digital edition (available to read on your iOS, Android, Amazon, Windows 8, Samsung and/or Huawei device - all for just £1.99), visit MAGZTER DIGITAL NEWSSTAND.

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