Eurocult fans with a predilection for Italian fare will have something to interest them in May when RaroVideo U.S. releases Plot Of Fear on DVD.  This film offers a unique crossbreed of cop thriller and gruesome giallo-style thrills.  RaroVideo U.S.’s disc will be taken from a new HD transfer and will include several extras, including a PDF available via DVD-ROM that includes exclusive liner notes from Fangoria editor Chris Alexander.  Read on for all the Italo-shock details…

PLOT OF FEAR COMES TO DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON MAY 8 FROM RAROVIDEO

(Hollywood, CA and Rome, Italy) Hailed by cinephiles for expertly restoring rare films by influential filmmakers and publishing them with compelling extras, Italian Film Boutique RaroVideo announces PLOT OF FEAR DVD release on May 8, 2012. Murders occur amongst the Jet set in this classic Italian horror flick reminiscent in plot of the French Connection and the horror style of Argento with a brilliant cast lead by Corinne Clery star of The Story of O, Michele Placido, and Eli Wallach.

“The film opens with two shocking murder scenes that rival any of Argento’s.” – 10KBULLETS
“Few Italian police dramas of the 70’s reach to the level of intrigue as Plot of Fear/E Tanta Paura.” – MONDO DIGITAL
“High production value and gritty realistic treatment.” – TERROR TRAP

PLOT OF FEAR (1976) Told through ingenious flashbacks, Plot of Fear tells the story of a group of wealthy men and women who get murdered one by one at a decadent weekend party. In his attempt to find a connection between the victims Inspector Lomenzo (Michele Placido) encounters a mysterious fashion model (Corninne Clery) who becomes his informant. Clery reveals that at this the drugged-out sex party one of the young girls was “accidently” killed during a gruesome practical joke. However, it seems that someone at this party is killing the others, but who and why?

RELEASE DATE: MAY 8, 2012

Antonioni’s The Vanquished, Fellini’s The Clowns, Pasolini’s The Anger, Live Like A Cop, Die Like A Man, Body Puzzle, Come Have Coffee With Us, The Overcoat, Murder Obsession, The Secret of Dorian Gray, Crime of Love, To Be Twenty, Conversation Piece, The Perfume of the Lady in Black, Ubaldo Terzani Horror Show and The Fernando di Leo Crime Collection are all available now from RaroVideo U.S.

For any additional information regarding RAROVIDEO including film art or interview requests please contact Christoph Buerger at (323) 868-7611 or christoph@davidlynch.com.

PLOT OF FEAR
Price:                              $19.98 (DVD)
Street Date:                    May 8, 2012
Pre-Order Date:            NOW
Running time:                102 minutes
Distributor:            ENTERTAINMENT ONE
DVD UPC:            1601801041
Language:                      English and Italian with English Subtitles
Rating:                                NR

PLOT OF FEAR – SPECIAL FEATURES:
Interview with Enrico Oldoini (screenwriter)
Interview with Pietro Cavara (son of Paolo Cavara)
Interview with Michele Placido (actor)
New and Improved English subtitles / New HD Transfer and digitally restored
BONUS ROM Content: A PDF fully illustrated booklet containing
critical analysis of the film by Chris Alexander, Fangoria Magazine