Kill, Baby…Kill!: Mario Bava’s classic supernatural mystery coming from Arrow in September
In 1966, after a three-year hiatus, maverick Italian genre director Mario Bava (Black Sunday, Twitch of the Death Nerve) returned to his preferred stomping ground of horror, conjuring up a spine-tingling tale of Gothic terror whose influence would resonate within international horror filmmaking for decades to come. Now Arrow Video is bringing that masterpiece back in a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack on September 11th. We’re talking about the immortal Kill, Baby…Kill!
In the early 20th century, pathologist Dr Paul Eswai (Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, The Last Man on Earth) is summoned to a remote Carpathian village to perform an autopsy on a woman who died under mysterious circumstances. With the locals convinced they are being haunted by the spirit of a young girl who died years ago, can the steadfastly rational doctor find a logical explanation to the strange goings-on… or will his rational beliefs be destroyed by the dark secret that lies within the crumbling walls of the ancient Villa Graps?
Kill, Baby…Kill! stars the unforgettable Erika Blanc (The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave, The Devil’s Nightmare), Kill, Baby…Kill! arrived at the tail-end of the golden age of Italian horror and is regarded by many as Bava’s masterpiece.
SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:
• Restored 2K high definition digital transfer
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
• Original mono Italian and English soundtracks (lossless on the Blu-ray Disc)
• English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack
• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
• New audio commentary by Tim Lucas, author of Mario Bava – All the Colors of the Dark
• The Devil’s Daughter: Mario Bava and the Gothic Child, a new video essay by critic Kat Ellinger
• Kill, Bava, Kill!, an interview with assistant director Lamberto Bava
• Yellow, Semih Tareen’s short film homage to the cinema of Mario Bava
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector’s booklet featuring new writing by critic Travis Crawford
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