SUSPIRIA US Blu-ray Specs, Special Features & Artwork Revealed!
US label Synapse Films have just unveiled the details of their upcoming Blu-ray of Dario Argento’s 1977 classic SUSPIRIA, all but the release date that is though they are adamant that it’ll be out before year’s end.
Painstakingly restored, this has been a labour of love for Synapse who provided regular peeks into where they were at during this extensive 4K restoration period.
Specifications & Special Features
– Limited edition of only 6000 units produced
– Exclusive Steelbook packaging and collector’s o-card sleeve, featuring artwork from Malleus, Van Orton Design, Juan José Saldarriaga & Chris MacGibbon
– 3 x disc [2 Blu-ray + 1 CD] limited collector’s edition containing a new 4K restoration of the original uncut, uncensored Italian 35mm camera negative exclusively done by Synapse Films, with color correction supervised and approved by SUSPIRIA Director of Photography, Luciano Tovoli
– Original 4.0 1977 English language LCRS sound mix not heard since the theatrical release in 1977, presented in high-resolution DTS-HD MA 96 Khz/24-bit audio
– Italian 5.1 surround sound mix
– Two audio commentaries by authors and Argento scholars, Derek Botelho, David Del Valle & Troy Howarth
– Do You Know Anything About Witches? – 30 minute SUSPIRIA visual essay written, edited and narrated by Michael Mackenzie
– Suzy in Nazi Germany – Featurette on the German locations from SUSPIRIA
– A Sigh from the Depths: 40 Years of SUSPIRIA – All-new anniversary retrospective on the making of the film and its influence on cinema
– Olga’s Story – Interview with star Barbara Magnolfi
– Original theatrical trailers, TV spots and radio spots
– Special Collector Edition Booklet containing an American Cinematographer interview with Luciano Tovoli, liner notes by Derek Botelho and restoration notes by Vincent Pereira & Don May, Jr.
– “International Classics” English “Breathing Letters” opening credit sequence from U.S. release version
– Alternate All-English opening and closing credits sequences, playable via seamless branching
– Newly translated, removable English SDH subtitles for the English language version
– Newly translated, removable English subtitles for the Italian language version
– Exclusive CD remaster of Goblin’s SUSPIRIA motion picture soundtrack, containing additional tracks not included on the original 1977 soundtrack release
Unfortunately Synapse Films releases are generally region-locked and don’t directly ship outside of the U.S. themselves due to licensing restrictions but you can pre-order now via Diabolik DVD.