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Season of the Witch (Special Edition) [Blu-ray]

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Actor: Jan White

Audience Rating: R (Restricted)

Director: George A. Romero

Edition: Special Edition

Format: Anamorphic

Number Of Discs: 1

Publisher: Arrow Video

Release Date: 2018-03-13

Running Time: 90

Details:

Perhaps the most unclassifiable of filmmaker George A. Romero s works, 1972 s Season of the Witch sees the Night of the Living Dead filmmaker returning to the realm of the supernatural for this bewitching tale of a housewife driven to an interest in the dark arts.

On the surface, Joan Mitchell has it all family, friends, and a beautiful home equipped with all the latest appliances. But when a neighbour educates her on the practice of witchcraft, Joan believes she s discovered the perfect antidote to her monotonous suburban existence, and embarks upon a dark path that will lead to a shocking conclusion.

Filmed as Jack s Wife and subsequently cut down and retitled Hungry Wives for its theatrical release in an attempt to market it as a sexploitation film, Season of the Witch is arguably one of Romero s most overlooked films an intimate and thought-provoking character study that serves as the perfect companion piece to his later Martin.

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

  • Brand new 4K restoration of the original theatrical version from the camera negative [90 mins]
  • Alternate extended version [104 mins]
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original Uncompressed PCM Mono Audio
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Brand new audio commentary by Travis Crawford
  • When Romero Met Del Toro filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro in conversation with George Romero
  • The Secret Life of Jack s Wife archive interview with actress Jan White
  • Alternate Opening Titles
  • Location Gallery with audio commentary by Romero historian Lawrence DeVincentz
  • Memorabilia Gallery
  • Trailers
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly-commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx
  • UPC: 760137109884

    EAN: 0760137109884