Nekromantik (US - DVD R1 | BD RA)
The most celebrated family film of 1987 is finally coming home to Blu-ray...
Starring: Well-used corpses
Released: 7th October 2014
The time for Jorg Buttgereit fans to sell their out-of-print DVDs on eBay is coming to an end as Cult Epics brings
Nekromantikback to DVD and, for the first time, to Blu-ray (which is a little excessive for a Super 8 movie, but still pretty exciting for fans).
The Limited Edition Blu-ray release (only 2000 copies!) will include:
- Collectible Artwork by Johnny Ryan & Nekrophilia photo of Beatrice M.
- New Director's Approved HD Transfer (taken from the original Super 8mm negative)
- New 'Grindhouse HD' version (taken from the theatrical 35mm print)
- Introduction by Jorg Buttgereit
- Q&A with Jorg Buttgereit at the American Cinematheque (2013)
- Never Before released short film, Hot Love (1985, 45 mins)
- Audio Commentary by Jorg Buttgereit and co-author Franz Rodenkirchen
- The Making of Nekromantik
- Nekromantik Featurette
- Still Photo Gallery
- JB Trailers
- Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Quote: The controversial horror film that shocked the world in 1987, when it was banned in Germany, censored in Japan and simultaneously became a huge underground hit in the US (now long out of print.)
Nekromantiktells the story of Rob (Daktari Lorenz) who works at a street-cleaning Agency, who visits roadside accidents to clean up the scene. Incidentally Rob collects the body parts and shares them with his girlfriend Betty (Beatrice M.) When Rob presents a complete corpse taken out of a swamp, their undying love reaches its peak, but soon after Betty gets a more liking towards the corpse and leaves Rob, which takes him to the sick end of his destruction.
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