Thursday, January 14, 2010

Blood Rose DVD (Mondo Macabro) (NTSC Region 1)

Blood Rose DVD (Mondo Macabro) (NTSC Region 1)

When his new bride’s face is hideously disfigured in a fire, Frederic Lansac, a famous society painter, is determined to restore her beauty. He seeks out a notorious plastic surgeon who is on the run from the authorities. Using Lansac’s remote castle as a base, the two of the them hunt down and imprison series of young girls. Their skin is the be used in experiments aimed at restoring the face of Lansac’s wife.

THE BLOOD ROSE was widely touted as one of the first films to mix sex and horror. Its director went on to make some of the most famous French erotic movies of all time. Here, with a cast of France’s most beautiful young actresses and genre veteran Howard Vernon (ALPHAVILLE, THE DIABOLICAL DR. Z), he weaves a dark and disturbing tale that is one of the most sought after rarities for horror fans, now presented on DVD for the first time anywhere, fully uncut and digitally re-mastered!

  • NTSC Region 1
  • Mondo Macabro’s DVD for THE BLOOD ROSE contains the following extra features:
  • Newly re-mastered picture, presented in 16x9 enhanced widescreen.
  • An interview with Didier Philippe-Gérard, assistant to BLOOD ROSE director Claude Mulot and fellow director who provides a history of the film’s production and the French commercial cinema of the 70s and 80s, produced by Mondo Macabro and exclusive to this release.
  • Copious production notes and a rare still and poster gallery.
  • English and French audio, with optional English subtitles.
  • The ever-popular Mondo Macabro preview reel.
  • THE BLOOD ROSE is presented in its original 1.66:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for 16x9 TVs.

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