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  • VIY (Masters of Cinema) (Limited Edition) Blu-rayVIY (Masters of Cinema) (Limited Edition) Blu-ray | Blu Ray | (15/03/2021) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Eureka Entertainment to release VIY [Вий], the ground-breaking gothic folktale made in Russia during the Soviet era, presented as a Limited Two-Disc Blu-ray Edition (3000 Copies Only) as a part of The Masters of Cinema Series from 15 March 2021. The Limited-Edition will feature a Bonus Disc containing A Holy Place (1990, dir. Djordje Kadijevic) and an exclusive O-Card Slipcase. Bursting with startling imagery and stunning practical effects courtesy of directors Konstantin Yershov, Georgi Kropachyov, and perhaps most notably, artistic director Aleksandr Ptushko (the legendary special effects artist whose spectacular stop-motion effects and innovative colour cinematography has seen him referred to as the Soviet equivalent of Willis O'Brien, Ray Harryhausen, and even Mario Bava), VIY has influenced generations of directors for more than half a century. In 19th century Russia, a seminary student is forced to spend three nights with the corpse of a beautiful young witch. But when she rises from the dead to seduce him, it will summon a nightmare of fear, desire, and the ultimate demonic mayhem. The Masters of Cinema series is proud to present VIY in its UK debut on Blu-ray from a HD restoration of the original film elements. Exclusive to this Limited Edition, The Masters of Cinema series also presents director Djordje Kadijevic's A HOLY PLACE [Sveto mesto] for the first time ever on home video in the UK. Features: Exclusive O-Card Slipcase | 1080p presentation on Blu-ray | Original Russian mono audio | Optional English mono audio | Optional English subtitles and English SDH | Brand new audio commentary with film historian and eastern European cinema expert Michael Brooke | Brand new video essay on Russian novelist and VIY author Nikolai Gogol | Archival documentary on VIY | Three Russian silent film fragments, The Portrait [1915, 8 mins], The Queen of Spades [1916, 16 mins], and Satan Exultant [1917, 20 mins] | Newly commissioned sleeve artwork by Peter Savieri [TO BE REVEALED AT A LATER DATE] | PLUS: A Collector's Booklet featuring a new essay on Aleksandr Ptushko by Tim Lucas, and a new essay by Serbian writer and film critic Dejan Ognjanovic EXCLUSIVE BONUS DISC: A HOLY PLACE [Sveto mesto] (1990, dir. Djordje Kadijevic) An adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's short story and a stunning example of Serbian Gothic cinema from director Djordje Kadijevic. Described by critic Dejan Ognjanovic as an unparalleled excess of perversity and terror | New Interview with A HOLY PLACE director Djordje Kadijevic (Limited Edition Exclusive Only)

  • VIY (Masters of Cinema) Standard Edition Blu-rayVIY (Masters of Cinema) Standard Edition Blu-ray | Blu Ray | (24/05/2021) from £15.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Zavvi - The Home of Pop Culture Eureka Entertainment to re-issue VIY, the ground-breaking gothic folktale made in Russia during the Soviet era, on Blu-ray as a part of The Masters of Cinema Series from 24 May 2021. Bursting with startling imagery and stunning practical effects courtesy of directors Konstantin Yershov, Georgi Kropachyov, and perhaps most notably, artistic director Aleksandr Ptushko (the legendary special effects artist whose spectacular stop-motion effects and innovative colour cinematography has seen him referred to as the Soviet equivalent of Willis O'Brien, Ray Harryhausen, and even Mario Bava), VIY has influenced generations of directors for more than half a century. In 19th century Russia, a seminary student is forced to spend three nights with the corpse of a beautiful young witch. But when she rises from the dead to seduce him, it will summon a nightmare of fear, desire, and the ultimate demonic mayhem. The Masters of Cinema series is proud to present VIY on Blu-ray from a HD restoration of the original film elements. Special Features 1080p presentation on Blu-ray Original Russian mono audio Optional English mono audio Optional English subtitles and English SDH Brand new audio commentary with film historian and eastern European cinema expert Michael Brooke Brand new video essay on Russian novelist and VIY author Nikolai Gogol Archival documentary on VIY Three Russian silent film fragments, The Portrait [1915, 8 mins], The Queen of Spades [1916, 16 mins], and Satan Exultant [1917, 20 mins] A Collector's Booklet featuring a new essay on Aleksandr Ptushko by Tim Lucas, and a new essay by Serbian writer and film critic Dejan Ognjanovi

  • VIYVIY | DVD | (28/03/2005) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £14.99

    Acclaimed Russian horror tale based on a theology student made to recite a scripture for a young woman who has died; unknown to him she was one of the Devil's agents on Earth.... Based on the novel of Nikolai Gogol.

  • Other Russian Cinema [DVD]Other Russian Cinema | DVD | (17/01/2011) from £40.48   |  Saving you £-10.49 (N/A%)   |  RRP £29.99

    Other Russian Cinema Box Set

  • VIY [DVD]VIY | DVD | (06/07/2009) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Based on a Ukranian folk story adapted by Russian writer Nikolai Gogol's VIY was the first Horror film ever made in Russia. Produced by Mosfilm Studios who released works by Eisenstein and Tarkovsky the film stand as a landmark in Russian filmmaking history. Khoma a young novice Monk trvels across the Ukranian countryside whilst on a break from his seminary and stays for one night in a barn belonging to a seemingly harmless old woman. Whilst sleeping the old woman attacks him displaying supernatural strength. The scared novice fatally wounds her while fending her off. But before dying she suddenly transforms into a beautiful young woman. Some time later Khoma is called to the estate of a rich landowner grieving the death of his daughter. Khoma has been personally requested to attend and against his wishes taken by force to the estate. There he must pray for three nights in the chapel until the body of the landowners daughter is buried. On his first night the woman Khoma had killed rises from the coffin and tries to kill him. Khoma must use every skill he knows for the next 3 nights to prevent this from happening.

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