Thursday, 14 June 2018

'THE CHANGELING' HEADING TO U.K. BLU-RAY


Cited as a huge influence by renowned film-makers including Martin Scorsese and Alejandro Amenabar and lauded by horror aficionados and audiences alike, THE CHANGELING is one of the most chilling horrors of all time and now it arrives in a brand new restored version for the first time on Blu-ray, featuring stunning newly commissioned artwork by Christopher Shy.


George C. Scott (The Hustler) plays the lead alongside a strong cast including his wife Trish Van Devere (Where’s Poppa) and Oscar winning actor Melvyn Douglas (Being There).

A child's ball bouncing down a flight of stairs was enough to scare the daylights out of me -- Stephen King

Synopsis:

Following the tragic death of his wife and daughter in a car crash, composer John Russell leaves the city and retires to an old mansion in the hope of rebuilding his life. The peace and quiet he craves is soon disturbed however. Unexplained noises are just the beginning. Convinced there is a supernatural presence in the house he enlists the help a local historian. What they uncover is more shocking than he could ever have imagined.


One of the last classic horror films to finally be released in high-definition, Peter Medak’s (The Krays) THE CHANGELING arrives as a limited edition collector’s set including stunning packaging, a poster, a 40-page perfect bound booklet and a slew of newly created special features such as a commentaries, interviews and featurettes.

SPECIAL FEATURES:


  • Brand new 4K scan and restoration
  • Limited Edition packaging featuring outer rigid slipcase, Amaray case, poster, 40 page booklet and OST CD
  • Audio commentary with director Peter Medak and producer Joel B. Michaels moderated by Severin Films David Gregory
  • The House on Cheesman Park : The Haunting True Story of The Changeling
  • The Music of The Changeling : Interview with Music Arranger Kenneth Wannberg
  • Building The House of Horror : Interview with Art Director Reuben Freed
  • The Psychotronic Tourist : The Changeling
  • Master of Horror Mick Garris on The Changeling
  • Trailer
  • TV Spot
  • New English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:

  • Original Soundtrack CD
  • 40 page perfect bound booklet with new essay by Kevin Lyons, production notes and on-set interview with George C. Scott
  • Double-sided poster and reversible Amaray sleeve featuring newly commissioned artwork by artist Christopher Shy and original poster art

THE CHANGELING Limited Edition Blu-ray will be released on 20th August 2018 from Second Sight.





32 comments:

  1. the movie that Peter Medak directed featuring two of Britains most famous gangsters was The Krays

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