PLEASE NOTE: This title is available to USA & Canada only. Purchases from overseas will be refunded.
UK, 1968. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd, Kate O’Mara, Billy Murray, Wendy Varnals. 91 Mins.
Grindhouse Releasing is proud to present the FIRST-EVER U.S. home video release of the wildest, sickest and sleaziest swinging-sixties British horror thriller -CORRUPTION. The legendary Peter Cushing stars as a surgeon driven to murder and madness as he attempts to restore the beauty of his hideously disfigured fashion model wife. Co-starring Sue Lloyd and Hammer Horror beauty Kate O'Mara (THE VAMPIRE LOVERS). This special edition contains shocking scenes of GORE and NUDITY previously deemed too strong for American audiences. Bonus Features:
2 DISC SET - Deluxe dual layer Blu-ray Edition + DVD combo
Spectacular new hi-definition digital restoration of the original uncensored version - PLUS - the "International Version" of the movie with bloody violence and nudity presented for the very first time in America
Interviews with stars Wendy Varnals, Billy Murray, Jan Waters and Peter Cushing
Audio commentary by acclaimed UK horror journalist Jonathan Rigby and Peter Cushing biographer David Miller
Isolated music and effects track
Liner notes by Allan Bryce, editor of the celebrated British horror magazine THE DARK SIDE
Extensive still galleries, trailers, TV spots and radio spots
The original annotated director's shooting script and production notes
Shocking reversible cover with original art by notorious illustrator Rick Melton
Grindhouse Releasing prevues of coming attractions
AND OTHER SURPRISES!
“Grindhouse Releasing’s CORRUPTION Blu-ray is a superb package with print quality to die for…FIVE STARS!” – The UK Peter Cushing Appreciation Society
“Far removed from the Hammer fare that defined horror for generations of Brits, CORRUPTION is pure grindhouse. Given its execution, it’s only appropriate that Grindhouse Releasing should be responsible for CORRUPTION’s glorious arrival on Blu-ray…a fascinating gem.” – Rue Morgue
“DISC OF THE MONTH…the widescreen transfers are very fine, rich in color and detail, and accompanied by a staggering amount of supplements for a vintage picture. Foremost is a first-rate commentary by ‘English Gothic’ author Jonathan Rigby and Cushing biographer David Miller…A top-notch package.” – Michael Gingold, Fangoria
“The care Grindhouse has taken with this release elevates the film and makes it a must-purchase for serious fans; in fact, this may be the best a British horror movie of this vintage ever has looked on disc. (The cinematography is by Peter Newbrook, whose second-unit credits include ‘Lawrence of Arabia.’) Add a wealth of extras — including an audio commentary featuring film historian/author Jonathan Rigby (‘English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema’) and Cushing biographer David Miller — and you’ve got a candidate for top genre release of the year.” – John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal
“Corruption is a terrific little thriller, rescued from obscurity and given A-list treatment on disc. This is the kind of release that can get you excited about the possibilities of home video again.” – Adam Jahnke, The Digital Bits
“One of the most gloriously insane finales I’ve ever witnessed, and whenever you think CORRUPTION has reached its most crazed crescendo, there’s something more unhinged lurking around the bend. CORRUPTION would be deliriously fun no matter who was in the lead role, but the presence of a master like Peter Cushing elevates it to such heights…This Blu-ray release is a full-blown special edition that piles on two different cuts of the film, and the presentations are about as flawless as I could ever hope to see or hear. Very, very HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!” – DVD Talk
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