Win 1 of 3 Zombie Flesh Eaters DVDs
closing date: 25 Dec 2012
ZOMBIE FLESH EATERS
DVD, BLU-RAY & LIMITED EDITION STEELBOOK
UK RELEASE DATE: MONDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2012
EXCLUSIVE NEW RESTORATION OF
LUCIO FULCI'S HORROR MASTERPIECE!
Arrow Video have confirmed that Monday December 3rd will mark the release of Lucio Fulci’s horror masterpiece Zombie Flesh Eaters on Blu-ray, DVD and Limited Edition Steelbook.
Painstakingly restored from the original camera negative, Zombie Flesh Eaters stands-out as one of the famed distributor’s biggest ever (and best looking) restoration projects. These landmark releases will contain a wealth of special features, additional collector’s material and never-before-seen extras, including optional English / Italian opening titles, a UK exclusive introduction to the film from lead actor Ian McCulloch, and a number of brand new featurettes.
Available as a Limited Edition Steelbook (complete with limited edition artwork), Limited Edition Slipbox (with 4 alternate artworks – available exclusively from arrowfilms.co.uk), and as standard edition Blu-ray and DVD, a complete list of the special features included in these highly anticipated Zombie Flesh Eaters releases is as follows:
- Collector’s booklet featuring brand new writing on the film by Fulci biographer Stephen Thrower, a new interview with star Olga Karlatos by Calum Waddell, a history of Zombie Flesh Eaters and the BBFC by Craig Lapper , one of the board’s senior examiners, and extracts of the original ‘Nightmare Island’ 1978 script including unfilmed, alternate, and more gory sequences as well as a Lucio Fulci CV compiled by Jay Slater.
Hailing from the now infamous “Video Nasty” era of horror films, Zombie Flesh Eaters became an unstoppable cult hit upon its release in 1979. The film divided opinion across the globe and came up against opposition in many territories for the sheer amount of bloody content and its high gore-factor.
The original cut of Zombie Flesh Eaters was banned in the UK upon release, and the film that appeared in cinemas was an edited version with a full 2 minutes of brutality stripped out to get past the classification board. These new high definition restored editions contain the full unedited film, as Fulci made them to be seen.
Both Zombie Flesh Eaters’ star Ian McCulloch, and the man behind the amazing restoration, James White, will be available for interviews, please contact Will Taylor at Noble PR for opportunities, contact details are at the bottom of this release.
From the sleazy video nasty vaults comes a movie so stained with controversy and moral indignation that the very mention of its name sends shudders down the spines of the weak stomached and censorious – Zombie Flesh Eaters. A gut-munching, shark wrestling, eye-gouging orgy of topless skin divers, mud-caked undead terror and Italian splatter from the dark imagination of horror genius Lucio Fulci (The Beyond, City of The Living Dead).
An abandoned boat in New York Harbour unleashes a deadly flesh crazed Zombie cargo... A Young American woman and a journalist investigate a tropical island where a deadly disease is making the dead walk... Soon, thoughts of getting to the bottom of the murderous curse will be forgotten, as Fulci’s walking corpses overwhelm the living and reports come in that the Big Apple is swarming with the living dead...
Still, after more than thirty years, Zombie Flesh Eaters still has the power to shock and offend the unwilling... Check out this classic ‘sadist video’ and revel in a wonderfully offensive movie that once helped usher in a moral panic!To enter just send an email with ZOMBIE FLESH EATERS! in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org including your name, address and telephone number. Winners will be notified by phone/email.
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