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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (Dual Format Edition) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (Dual Format Edition)

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The classi,c suspenseful thriller from 1981.

Walerian Borowczyk writes and directs this macabre adaptation of the short novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The film begins with an engagement party for the young Dr Henry Jekyll (Udo Kier) and his fiancée Miss Osbourne (Marina Pierro). The celebration is attended by Victorian society's elite, but when some mutilated corpses are found inside the house, the party quickly takes a turn for the worse.

Can the remaining partygoers find who is responsible for the wicked crimes?

Package contains DVD and Blu-ray editions.

The classi,c suspenseful thriller from 1981.

Walerian Borowczyk writes and directs this macabre adaptation of the short novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The film begins with an engagement party for the young Dr Henry Jekyll (Udo Kier) and his fiancée Miss Osbourne (Marina Pierro). The celebration is attended by Victorian society's elite, but when some mutilated corpses are found inside the house, the party quickly takes a turn for the worse.

Can the remaining partygoers find who is responsible for the wicked crimes?

Package contains DVD and Blu-ray editions.

Extras

  • Brand new 2K restoration, scanned from the original camera negative and supervised by cinematographer Noël Véry
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the film, released on both formats for the first time anywhere in the world
  • English and French soundtracks in LPCM 1.0
  • Optional English and English SDH subtitles
  • Appreciation by critic and long-term Borowczyk fan Michael Brooke
  • Audio commentary featuring archival interviews with Walerian Borowczyk and new interviews with cinematographer Noël Véry, editor Khadicha Bariha, assistant Michael Levy and filmmaker Noël Simsolo, moderated by Daniel Bird
  • Brand new interview with Udo Kier
  • Brand new interview with Marina Pierro
  • Himorogi (2012), a short film by Marina and Alessio Pierro, made in homage to Borowczyk
  • Interview with artist and filmmaker Alessio Pierro
  • Video essay by Adrian Martin and Cristina Alvarez Lopez
  • Phantasmagoria of the Interior, a video essay on Borowczyk's Dr Jekyll by Adrian Martin and Cristina Álvarez López
  • Eyes That Listen, a featurette on Borowczyk s collaborations with electro-acoustic composer Bernard Parmegiani
  • Happy Toy (1979), a short film by Borowczyk inspired by Charles-Émile Reynaud s praxinoscope
  • Introduction to Happy Toy by production assistant Sarah Mallinson
  • Returning to Méliès: Borowczyk and Early Cinema, a featurette by Daniel Bird
  • Reversible sleeve with artwork based on Borowczyk s own poster design

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5027035012476
Catalogue Number FCD1079
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1981
Director Walerian Borowczyk
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries France
Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound Mono
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Language(s) French, English
Running time 91 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 18

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