I, MONSTER - LE

I, MONSTER - LE

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(Stephen Weeks, 1971)
Release date: 28 September 2020
Limited Edition Blu-ray (World Blu-ray premiere)

Horror icons Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing team up once again for an Amicus take on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, with Lee occupying the role of the scientist and his deadly alter ego. Directed by Stephen Weeks, making his first feature aged twenty-two, I, Monster presents an inventive take on an iconic tale.

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • New 2K restoration by Powerhouse Films from original film materials
  • Two presentations of the film: the original 75-minute theatrical cut; and the extended 80-minute version
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with director Stephen Weeks (2020)
  • The BEHP Interview with Peter Tanner – Part One, 1914–1939 (1987): an archival audio recording, made as part of the British Entertainment History Project, featuring the celebrated editor in conversation with Roy Fowler and Taffy Haines
  • Introduction by Stephen Laws (2020): appreciation by the acclaimed horror author
  • Stephen Weeks at the Manchester Festival of Fantastic Films (1998): archival video recording of the director in conversation
  • Interview with Milton Subotsky (1985): archival audio recording of the famed producer
  • Interview with Carl Davis (2020): the renowned composer discusses his score
  • Image gallery: publicity and promotional material
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Kim Newman and David Flint trailer commentary (2017): short critical appreciation by the genre-film experts
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Josephine Botting, Milton Subotsky on I, Monster, an archival interview with Stephen Weeks, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
  • World premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 5,000 copies

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BBFC cert: 12
REGION B
EAN: 5060697920505