Scorpion Releasing has detailed their exciting 4K restoration of Italian horror maestro’s THE GATES OF HELL Special Edition Blu-ray! The 1989 film is also known as City Of The Living Dead. The film stars Christopher George and Catriona MacColl. Look for the disc’s release coming soon this Summer. Get all the disc details and specs right here after the break.
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UPDATE: RELEASE DATE WILL BE JUNE 2ND AT RONIN FLIX AND THIS WILL BE A LIMITED PRESSING OF 2000.
Buckle up, buttercups. This one is JAM-PACKED with Special Features.
Scorpion Releasing has detailed its upcoming Blu-ray release of Lucio Fulci’s The Gates of Hell a.k.a. City of the Living Dead (1989), starring Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo de Mejo, Antonella Interlenghi, and Giovanni Lombardo Radice. The release will arrive on the market this summer.
Synopsis: The Seven Gates of Hell have been torn open, and in three days the dead shall rise and walk the earth. As a reporter (Christopher George of Pieces) and a psychic (Catriona MacColl of The Beyond) race to close the portals of the damned, they encounter a seething nightmare of unspeakable evil. The city is alive – with the horrors of the living dead!
Directed and co-written by the legendary Lucio Fulci (Zombie, The Beyond), City of The Living Dead features some of the maestro’s most shocking and controversial sequences of all time.
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- NEW 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM, with exclusive color grading
- NEW Audio Commentary with film historians Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson
- Audio Commentary with director of photography Sergio Salvati and camera operator Roberto Forges Davanzati, moderated by film professor Paolo Albiero (In Italian with English Subtitles)
- We are the Apocalypse – an interview with writer Dardano Sacchetti
- Through Your Eyes – an interview with actress Catriona MacColl
- Dust in the Wind – an interview with camera operator Roberto Forges Davanzati
- The Art of Dreaming – an interview with production designer Massimo Antonello Geleng
- Tales of Friendship – an interview with cinematographer Sergio Salvati
- I Walked with A Zombie – an interview with Giovanni Lombardo Radice
- They Call Him Bombardone – an interview with special effects artist Gino De Rossi
- The Horror Family – an interview with father and son actors Venantino and Luca Venantini
- Building Fulci’s City – a video appreciation by Stephen Thrower, author of Beyond Terror: The Films of Lucio Fulci
- Reflections of Fulci – a new appraisal of Fulci’s Gothic period by actor, writer, director Andy Nyman (Ghost Stories)
- The Dead Are Alive! – a video essay by Kat Ellinger on Lucio Fulci and the Italian zombie cycle
- Alternate Title Sequences
- Trailers and TV Spots
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