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By James Whittington, Saturday 4th December 2021
Combining graphic, blood-splattered set pieces with his trademark wit and filmmaking elegance, Michele Soavi's (Dellamorte Dellamore, The Sect, The Church), Stagefright is now unleashed in a new 4K restoration.
When a masked killer infiltrates a group of actors rehearsing overnight in an isolated theatre, thesta ge is set for carnage! Featuring an abundance of over-the-top kills and spills, shot with Soavi's typical style, marvel at the mayhem as the iconic chainsaw wielding 'Owl Man', delivers a bloodsoaked performance for the ages.
From one of the masters of Italian horror, Stagefright is at the pinnacle of 80s slashers. Michele Soavi was schooled by Dario Argento and Terry Gilliam and his beloved first feature can now finally be seen as intended, with this edition further benefiting from the director's colour grading and framing indications given during a candid interview filmed exclusively for this release.
Shameless presents Stagefright on Blu-ray and digital on demand 27 December.
SPECIAL FEATURES New 4K restoration 'Staging the Fright' - Interview with director Michele Soavi 'The Theatre of Blood' - Interview with actor Giovanni Lombardo Radice 'The Last Performance' - Interview with actor David Brandon New subtitles Hard-of-Hearing Closed Captions
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