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La Grande Bouffe


US Release: August 18th, 2015
  • Brand new 2K restoration of the original camera negative (1.66:1)
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation
  • Original French audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Newly translated English subtitles
  • The Farcical Movie – A French television profile of Marco Ferreri from 1975 in which the director discusses, among other things, the influence of Tex Avery, Luis Buñuel and Tod Browning’s Freaks
  • Behind-the-scenes footage of the making-of La Grande Bouffe, containing interviews with Ferrari and actors Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Ugo Tognazzi and Philippe Noiret
  • Extracts from the television series Couleurs autour d’un festival featuring interviews with the cast and crew recorded during the Cannes Film Festival
  • A visual essay on the film with by Italian film scholar Pasquale Iannone
  • Select scene audio commentary by Iannone
  • News report from the Cannes Film Festival where La Grande Bouffe caused a controversial stir, including Ferreri at the press conference
  • Original Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx
  • Booklet featuring new writing on the film by Johnny Mains, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

Quote: Four friends, played by international superstars Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Ugo Tognazzi, and Philippe Noiret retreat to a country mansion where they determine to eat themselves to death whilst engaging in group sex with prostitutes and a local school teacher (Andréa Ferréol), who seems to be up for anything…

Arrow Video August Releases

Pit Stop


US Release: August 18th, 2015
  • New High Definition digital transfer supervised and approved by director Jack Hill (1.78:1)
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation
  • Original mono 1.0 audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • New audio commentary with Jack Hill moderated by his biographer Calum Waddell
  • Crash and Burn! – Jack Hill on the making of Pit Stop
  • Drive Hard – actor Sid Haig speaks about his experience of acting in Pit Stop
  • Life in the Fast Lane – producer Roger Corman on the genesis of Pit Stop
  • Restoring Pit Stop – restoration demonstration by Technical Supervisor James White
  • Original trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jay Shaw
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Glenn Kenny and musicologist and writer Gray Newell on the film’s soundtrack, illustrated with original stills and artwork.

Quote: Richard Davalos stars as Rick Bowman, a street punk who winds up in jail after a street race goes wrong. Bailed out by race promoter Grant Willard, Davalos is put in the deadly track where he comes up against Haig’s maniacal winner Hawk Sidney. Featuring an outstanding supporting cast including Brian Donlevy in his last film appearance, Ellen Burstyn, billed as Ellen McRae  and Beverly Washburn, Pit Stop is one of Hill’s lesser known films but arguably his greatest.

Arrow Video August Releases

Blood Rage


US Release: August 26th, 2015
  • Brand new 2K restoration from original vault materials of three versions of the film: [ Blood Rage, the original “hard” version, completely uncut and uncensored in a Blu-ray/DVD world premiere; the R-rated Nightmare at Shadow Woods 1987 re-cut, and a third “composite” cut combining all the footage from both Blood Rage and Nightmare at Shadow Woods
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Brand new extensive making-of documentary featuring interviews with various cast and crew
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly-commissioned artwork to be revealed
  • Fully-illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film
  • PLUS MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

Quote: Todd and Terry seem like sweet kids – that is, until one of them takes an axe to face of a fellow patron at the local drive-in. Todd is blamed for the bloody crime and institutionalized, whilst twin brother Terry goes free. Ten years later and, as the family gathers around the table for a Thanksgiving meal, the news comes in that Todd has escaped – and he’s heading their way. But has the killer twin in fact been in their midst all along? One thing’s for sure, there WILL be blood…

Arrow Video August Releases

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