Blue Underground’s THE STENDHAL SYNDROME Final Specs & Restoration Video!
Blue Underground have just revealed the final list of special features for their release of Dario Argento’s 1996 giallo THE STENDHAL SYNDROME along with a restoration comparison video!
In addition to the all-new 2K scan restored from the original camera negative and in its correct aspect ratio of 1.85:1, the 3-disc limited edition will contain the following special features:
NEW audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse
NEW “Three Shades of Asia”: Interview with star Asia Argento
NEW “Prisoner of Art”: Interview with co-writer Franco Ferrini
NEW “Sharp as a Razor”: Interview with special makeup artist Franco Casagni
Interview with director Dario Argento
Interview with psychological consultant Graziella Magherini
Interview with special effects artist Sergio Stivaletti
Interview with assistant director Luigi Cozzi
Interview with production designer Massimo Antonello Geleng
Poster and still gallery
Collectible booklet featuring new writing by author Michael Gingold
Audio: English DTS-HD 7.1 & Italian DTS-HD 7.1
Here’s a restoration comparison between the 2007 master and the all-new 2K restoration…
About the film:
When beautiful police detective Anna Manni follows the bloody trail of a sophisticated serial murderer/rapist through the streets of Italy, the young woman falls victim to the bizarre ‘Stendhal Syndrome’ – a hallucinatory phenomenon which causes her to lose her mind and memory in the presence of powerful works of art. Trapped in this twilight realm, Anna plunges deeper and deeper into sexual psychosis, until she comes to know the killer’s madness more intimately than she ever imagined.
THE STENDHAL SYNDROME 3-disc limited edition will street on July 25th in the US and best of all this release is Region-Free!