Basket Case (Blu-ray Limited Edition) (Arrow Video) [UK]

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Contributor Steels/Arrow
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Sep 10, 2012
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Navan/Ireland
Release date: April 29, 2024
Purchase links: Arrow Films - Amazon UK - Zavvi - HMV
Price: £18.00 (Arrow Films) - TBA (Amazon) - £17.99 (Zavvi - HMV)



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LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY CONTENTS

  • 4K restoration from the original 16mm negative by the Museum of Modern Art in cooperation with director Frank Henenlotter
  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation
  • Original uncompressed PCM mono audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with writer/director Frank Henenlotter and star Kevin Van Hentenryck
  • Archival audio commentary with Frank Henenlotter, producer Edgar Ievins, actor Beverly Bonner and filmmaker Scooter McRae
  • Basket Case 3-1/2: An Interview with Duane Bradley - short film by Frank Henenlotter
  • Me and the Bradley Boys - interview with actor Kevin Van Hentenryck
  • A Brief Interview with Director Frank Henenlotter - a strange 2017 interview with the director
  • Seeing Double: The Basket Case Twins - interview with actors Florence and Mary Ellen Schultz
  • Blood, Basket and Beyond - interview with actor Beverly Bonner
  • The Latvian Connection - featurette including interviews with producer Edgar Ievins, casting person/actor Ilze Balodis, associate producer/special effects artist Ugis Nigals and Belial performer Kika Nigals
  • Belial Goes to the Drive-In - interview with film critic Joe Bob Briggs
  • Basket Case at MoMA - footage from the 2017 restoration premiere
  • What's in the Basket? - feature-length documentary covering the three films in the Basket Case series
  • In Search of the Hotel Broslin - archival location featurette
  • The Frisson of Fission: Basket Case, Conjoined Twins, and 'Freaks' in Cinema - video essay by Travis Crawford
  • Slash of the Knife (1976, 30 mins) - short made by Frank Henenlotter featuring many of the same actors from Basket Case, including optional audio commentary with Frank Henenlotter and playwright Mike Bencivenga
  • Basket Case and Slash of the Knife outtakes
  • Belial's Dream (2017, 5 mins) - animated short by filmmaker Robert Morgan
  • Extensive image galleries
  • Trailers, TV & radio spots
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sara Deck
  • Double-sided fold-out poster featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sara Deck
  • Collector's booklet featuring writing on the film by Michael Gingold and a Basket Case comic strip by artist Martin Trafford