Here’s an announcement that the hardcore subset of the horror fanbase has been wanting for years: Grindhouse Releasing will be releasing what is possibly the most notorious horror film of all time, Cannibal Holocaust, on blu-ray in July. This infamous Italian pseudo-doc shocker from director Ruggero Deodato will get a deluxe release that includes 2 blu-rays packed to the gills with content plus a newly remastered CD edition of Riz Ortolani’s haunting musical score. Read on for all the taboo-trashing details, including an early breakdown of the set’s special features…
Grindhouse Releasing Announces CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST Blu-ray Release
For Immediate Release:
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Grindhouse Releasing is proud to announce that Ruggero Deodato’s masterpiece CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST will arrive July 1, 2014 on Blu-ray in an all-new deluxe edition 3-disc release. The set includes two Blu-ray discs loaded with special features, and a newly remastered soundtrack CD of the original score by Riz Ortolani (MONDO CANE).
Grindhouse Releasing’s CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST Deluxe Edition Blu-ray is the ultimate home video presentation of this notorious classic named by Entertainment Weekly as “one of the most controversial films ever made”.
The 3-disc set can be pre-ordered now exclusively at Diabolik DVD:
Specs for the new CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST Blu-ray are as follows:
– New high definition digital restoration of the uncensored director’s cut
– Spectacular digital stereo re-mix and original mono mix
– Commentary tracks with director Ruggero Deodato and star Robert Kerman, stars Carl Yorke and Francesca Ciardi
– New in-depth interviews with Ruggero Deodato, Francesa Ciardi, assistant director Salvo Basile and cameraman Roberto Forges Davazati, as well as classic interviews with Robert Kerman, Carl Yorke and composer Riz Ortolani
– Liner notes by director Eli Roth (HOSTEL) and legendary horror journalist Chas. Balun (DEEP RED)
– Extensive still galleries and theatrical trailers from around the world
– BONUS CD – Amazing new remaster of the original CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST score by Grammy winner and Academy Award nominee Riz Ortolani (MONDO CANE)
AND MORE SURPRISES!
CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST is the latest in a series of comprehensive, acclaimed special edition Blu-ray and DVD releases from Grindhouse Releasing, including THE SWIMMER, starring Burt Lancaster, and based on the story by John Cheever; Sergio Sollima’s classic spaghetti western THE BIG GUNDOWN, starring Lee Van Cleef and Tomas Milian; the 1968 British horror film CORRUPTION, starring Peter Cushing and Sue Lloyd; and Amos Sefer’s mind-blowing 1972 cult film AN AMERICAN HIPPIE IN ISRAEl, starring Asher Tzarfati and Shmuel Wolf.
Founded by Sage Stallone and Academy Award-winning film editor Bob Murawski (THE HURT LOCKER, OZ, Sam Raimi’s SPIDER MAN 1, 2 & 3 and DRAG ME TO HELL), Grindhouse Releasing is dedicated to preserving, restoring and releasing neglected classics of horror, cult and exploitation cinema.
Upcoming Blu-rays from Grindhouse Releasing include Lucio Fulci’s THE BEYOND, Duke Mitchell’s GONE WITH THE POPE, and S.F. Brownrigg’s SCUM OF THE EARTH.