Tuesday 12 July 2016

Arrow video to release THE BURNING - Ltd edition steelbook

Arrow Video are thrilled to announce the forthcoming release of one of their most requested titles ever, in a limited edition UK DVD and BD steelbook... THE BURNING!

Of all the many slice-and-dice films that emerged in the early 80s, few remain as gruesomely effective as The Burning the notorious video nasty now finally unleashed on UK Blu-ray!

When an ill-advised prank misfires, summer camp caretaker Cropsy is committed to hospital with severe burns. Released after five years, hospital officials warn him not to blame the young campers who caused his hideous disfigurement. But no sooner is Cropsy back on the streets than he's headed back to camp with a rusty pair of shears in hand, determined to exact his bloody revenge...

With standout gore effects courtesy of FX legend Tom Savini, The Burning proved too shocking for UK censors upon its original video release. Now, fully uncut and in High Definition, The Burning is ready to reclaim its place as the ultimate summer camp nightmare.

Limited Edition SteelBook packaging (4000 copies)
High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
Original mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Audio commentary with director Tony Maylam and critic Alan Jones
Audio commentary with stars Shelley Bruce and Bonnie Deroski
Brand new audio commentary with The Hysteria Continues
Blood n Fire Memories a detailed look at the creation of the film's make-up effects with special effects artist Tom Savini
Slash & Cut an interview with editor Jack Sholder
Cropsy Speaks an interview with actor Lou David
Summer Camp Nightmare an interview with actress Leah Ayres
Brand new interview with composer Rick Wakeman
Behind-the-Scenes Footage
Theatrical Trailer
Make-Up Effects Still Gallery
Poster & Still Gallery

First pressing only: Collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Justin Kerswell.

The BD/DVD steelbook is available to pre-order from Amazon.co.uk


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