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Dario Argento’s ‘Phenomena’ Gets a 4K Limited Edition (UK) Blu-Ray

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Phenomena 4K Restoration from Arrow Video Gets a Blu-Ray Box Set

Arrow Video has done it again. Lucky fans in the United Kingdom will be treated to an exclusive limited edition box set of Dario Argento‘s Italian horror masterpiece Phenomena, which will be restored in glorious 4K from the original camera negative. The new Blu-Ray box set comes jam-packed full of awesome special bonus features. Get on it and pre-order a copy RIGHT NOW!

Synopsis: “Jennifer Corvino (Jennifer Connelly, Labyrinth), daughter of a world-renowned movie star, arrives in the so-called Swiss Transylvania to attend an exclusive girls school. However, a vicious killer is targeting the pupils, and sleepwalker Jennifer finds herself in the assassin s headlights when her nocturnal wanderings cause her to witness the death of a fellow pupil. Aided by paraplegic etymologist John McGregor (Donald Pleasence, Halloween) and her own uncanny ability to communicate telepathically with insects, Jennifer sets out to track down the killer before she herself becomes the latest victim…

ARROW VIDEO LIMITED EDITION EXTRAS:

  • Brand new 4K restoration of the film from the original camera negative produced by Arrow Video exclusively for this release
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of all three versions of the film: the 116-minute Italian, 110-minute international and 83-minute “Creepers” cuts
  • New 5.1 surround mixes of the Italian (116-minute) and English (110-minute) soundtracks in lossless DTS-HD Master Audio, derived from the original 4-channel Dolby Stereo elements
  • New hybrid English/Italian soundtrack for the 116-minute version in lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and PCM 2.0 stereo*
  • Italian soundtrack for the 116-minute version in lossless PCM 2.0 stereo
  • English soundtrack for the 110-minute version in lossless PCM 2.0 stereo
  • English soundtrack for the 83-minute version in lossless PCM 1.0 mono
  • Newly translated English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
  • New audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films
  • The Three Sarcophagi, a new visual essay by Michael Mackenzie comparing the different cuts of Phenomena
  • New feature-length documentary including exclusive interviews with co-writer/producer/director Dario Argento, actors Fiorenza Tessari and Davide Marotta, co-writer Franco Ferrini, production manager Angelo Jacono, special optical effects artist Luigi Cozzi, makeup artist Pier Antonio Mecacci and composers Claudio Simonetti and Simon Boswell
  • Original Italian and English theatrical trailers
  • Limited edition 60-page booklet containing new writing by Mikel J. Koven, Rachael Nisbet and Leonard Jacobs
  • Limited edition packaging featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Candice Tripp
  • The 116-minute Italian cut features approximately six minutes of footage for which English audio does not exist. In these instances, the hybrid track reverts to Italian audio with English subtitles.

Phenomena, also known as Creepers in the United States, is one of Argento’s most beloved masterpieces in Italian horror. Dark Universe are huge fans and can’t recommended it enough.

Are you a fan of Argento’s films? If so, what is your favorite giallo film from the Italian horror master? As usual, you can let us what you think of the man himself down in our comments section below this article.

Arrow Video will unleash Phenomena fully restored in 4K on Blu-Ray on May 8th, 2017.

If you would like a copy, you can pre-order yourself right now from Amazon.co.uk.

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