Beyond the Darkness DVD

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God bless the late, and dearly missed, Joe D'Amato (Aristide Massaccesi). Not only did the censor-baiting Svengali of sleaze give us such video nasty masterpieces as ABSURD (1981) and ANTHROPOPHAGOUS (1980), as well as the sexploitation classic ELEVEN DAYS, ELEVEN NIGHTS (1987), he also unleashed one of Euro-horror's grisliest gore-fests in 1979's frequently-censored BEYOND THE DARKNESS! Focusing on a PSYCHO-style story of a young loner, under the authority of a besotted but blood-thirsty matriarch, who enjoys bouts of human taxidermy, bodily mutilation and cannibalism... - this crimson-ridden splatter caper might just be D'Amato's crowning achievement. Starring the legendary Cinzea Monreale (THE BEYOND) as a beautiful blonde who is lured into the killer's premises, BEYOND THE DARKNESS also features a sublime score from prog-rockers Goblin (TENEBRAE) and a sick, but nonetheless satisfying, sense of humour. Also known as BURIED ALIVE, this D'Amato classic is finally making its UK HD premiere - uncut and uncensored! Extras: Restored in 2K From the Original 16mm Negative Uncompressed English Audio Uncompressed Italian Audio with Newly Translated English Subtitles Archive Interview with Cinzia Monreale Joe D'Amato retrospective Adrian Smith Booklet Promo Trailer Beyond the Darkness Locaions - Then and Now [show more]

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Released
13 February 2017
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
88 Films 
Classification
Runtime
89 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5060103797431 
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Italian cult horror directed by Joe D'Amato. Driven mad by the death of his fiancée Anna (Cinzia Monreale), taxidermist Frank Wyler (Kieran Canter) digs up her body and goes to extreme lengths to preserve her so they can be together forever. While his jealous housekeeper Iris (Franca Stoppi) tries to comfort him, Frank embarks on a killing spree as he realises the return of Anna's body isn't enough to appease his pain and longing.

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