Fans of Italian shock-horror, take note: Grindhouse Releasing is following up their momentous release of Cannibal Holocaust with its equally infamous counterpart, Umberto Lenzi’s Cannibal Ferox. Released in the U.S. as Make Them Die Slowly, this film has been a legend in grindhouse/horror circles since the early ’80s. This two blu-ray/one CD set includes a new transfer of the film, a new remastering of its disco-horror soundtrack and a boatload of extras, including a feature-length documentary about the Italian cannibal subgenre. Read on for all cultish cannibal details, including a rundown of this set’s array of bonus features…
CANNIBAL FEROX 3-DISC SPECIAL EDITION!
Grindhouse Releasing is proud to present Umberto Lenzi’s CANNIBAL FEROX in a new 3-disc Blu-ray/CD edition! Scheduled for release May 12, this deluxe set is available now for pre-order from Diabolik DVD and Amazon.com!
Banned in 31 countries, CANNIBAL FEROX assaults your senses as a group of Americans 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. If the presentation of disgusting and repulsive subject matter upsets you, please do not view this film.
– 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-mix by Academy Award winner Paul Ottoman
– Optional Italian language soundtrack and original mono mix
– 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, Danilo 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
– Original Italian, German and U.S. theatrical trailers
– Extensive gallery of stills and poster art
– Glossy 12 page booklet containing liner notes by legendary 42nd Street historian Bill Landis (author of THE 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 the original studio master tapes, and including never-before-released alternate takes
– Beautiful embossed slip cover
– AND OTHER SURPRISES!
“Established a world drive-in record with a 98 on the Vomit Meter.”
– Joe Bob Briggs
“A stark and savage viewing experience… one of those rare movies that can transcend rational analysis.”
– Kevin Grant, DELIRIUM
“The definitive cannibal film.”
– Steve Bissette, DEEP RED HORROR HANDBOOK
“So outrageous and brazen in its attempt to shake up the somnambulant cynical viewer that it goes well beyond what you’re used to seeing.”
– Chas. Balun, HORROR HOLOCAUST
“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
Color – 1.85:1 – 1981 – 93 minutes – UNRATED – Region A
CANNIBAL FEROX Deluxe Edition copyright 2015 Grindhouse Releasing, Inc.
Visit www.GrindhouseReleasing.com for updates and news on our Blu-ray releases and screenings of CANNIBAL FEROX, GONE WITH THE POPE, MASSACRE MAFIA STYLE, PIECES, THE BEYOND, CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST, SCUM OF THE EARTH, and the 35mm theatrical-only smash hit TRAILER APOCALYPSE!
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