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Blue Underground ‘The Stendhal Syndrome’ Blu-Ray Bonus Feature Details

Blue Underground is set to release a 2K restoration limited edition 3-disc Blu-Ray set of Dario Argento’s 1996 horror thriller The Stendhal Syndrome, starring Asia Argento, Thomas Kretschmann, Marco Leonardi, Luigi Diberti, and Paolo Bonacelli.

The company has just announced the special bonus features contents that will be included, which can be seen in all their glory down below!

The Stendhal Syndrome will be released in the United States on July 25, 2017.

Horror maestro Dario Argento (Suspiria, Opera) reaches new heights of florid fantasy and Grand Guignol with this warped work of art starring Maxim Magazine’s “Sexiest Woman in the World” Asia Argento (Land Of The Dead, XXX), Thomas Kretschmann (King Kong, Blade II) and Marco Leonardi (From Dusk Till Dawn 3). Previously edited outside of Italy.

Synopsis:

When beautiful police detective Anna Manni follows the bloody trail of a sophisticated serial murderer/rapist through the streets of Italy, the young woman falls victim to the bizarre “Stendhal Syndrome” – a hallucinatory phenomenon which causes her to lose her mind and memory in the presence of powerful works of art. Trapped in this twilight realm, Anna plunges deeper and deeper into sexual psychosis, until she comes to know the killer’s madness more intimately than she ever imagined

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:

  • NEW 2K RESTORATION and 1.85:1 presentation of the film
  • NEW audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse
  • NEW “Three Shades of Asia”: Interview with star Asia Argento
  • NEW “Prisoner of Art”: Interview with co-writer Franco Ferrini
  • NEW “Sharp as a Razor”: Interview with special makeup artist Franco Casagni
  • Interview with director Dario Argento
  • Interview with psychological consultant Graziella Magherini
  • Interview with special effects artist Sergio Stivaletti
  • Interview with assistant director Luigi Cozzi
  • Interview with production designer Massimo Antonello Geleng
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Poster and still gallery
  • Bonus collectible booklet featuring new writing by author Michael Gingold

We think it’s worth picking up for the new 2K scan, even if you already own the 2-disc version.

The Stendhal Syndrome Blu-Ray