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By James Whittington, Tuesday 2nd April 2019
101 Films are releasing two modern British classics on Blu-ray for the first time this Monday, 8th April, both directed by Dominic Brunt; brutal crime thriller Bait, and bloody zombie horror Before Dawn.
Both feature brand new extras, and to make the releases extra special the first 100 copies of each have been signed by the filmmakers; Before Dawn by director/star Dominic Brunt and star Joanne Mitchell, while copies of Bait are also signed by Dominic and Joanne, along with star Victoria Smurfit.
Before Dawn: In a last-ditch effort to save his marriage, Alex (Dominic Brunt) travels with is estranged wife Meg (Joanne Mitchell) to an isolated country cottage. Little do they realise, their problems are about to get much, much worse as a horrifying viral pandemic takes hold in the outside world, turning its victims into frenzied, flesh-hungry cannibals. With just makeshift weapons and their wits to protect them, Alex prepares to do all he can to protect himself and Meg. It is only when the infection spreads to his beloved wife that Alex faces the hardest challenge of all...Special features Before Dawn's journey to the big screen Commentary with director Dominic Brunt Making-of Trailer Outtakes Raw footage Short film: Shellshocked
Bait: Bored of their mundane job at a market food stall, Dawn and Bex dream of setting up their own upmarket cafe, but face constant rejection from the banks. When they meet Jeremy, an independent businessman who offers to fund their dream, they immediately accept. But all too soon the true motives for Jeremy's kind offer shine through. Unable to meet his outrageous payment demands, Bex and Dawn must find it within themselves to turn the tables on their viciously calculated aggressor, leading to a maelstrom of bloody, savage and pitiless retribution.
Special features Bait at FrightFest: The film's journey through the dark heart of cinema Commentary with director Dominic Brunt and stars Joanne Mitchell and Victoria The Making of documentary Short film: The Box Short film: The Mighty Witch Killers of Pendle Hill
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