Friday, 15 May 2015


We first covered this new Blu-ray release back in February, the world premiere of Island of Death in High Definition. Shocking, brutal and totally politically incorrect in its outlook, Island of Death is a gruelling cinematic experience devised by director Mastorakis to out-do the excesses of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, which he was hugely inspired by. 

Now fully uncut and newly-restored from the original negative, fans can enjoy Island of Death in all its sleazy, lurid glory. Island of Death is available for the first time in high definition from May 25, 2015. Hand wipes are optional. Check out our review of the original DVD release here.

Extras Include:

-Brand new 2K restoration of the film from the original camera negative,  approved by writer-director-producer Nico Mastorakis
-High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
-Original Mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
-Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
-Exploring Island of Death – film historian Stephen Thrower on the making of a  cult classic
-Return to Island of Death – Mastorakis returns to the original Mykonos  locations
-Archive interview with Mastorakis
-Alternative opening titles
-Island Sounds – five original tracks from the Island of Death soundtrack
-Original Theatrical Trailer
-The Films of Nico Mastorakis – four-part documentary charting the director’s  filmmaking career [Blu-ray only]
-Nico Mastorakis Trailer Reel [Blu-ray only]
-Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by  Graham Humphreys
-Fully-illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing by academic and film  historian Johnny Walker

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