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    Unique ID Code: 0000172887
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 21/2/2016 16:31
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    The Mutilator

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    AKA Fall Break
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 86 mins
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    Content Type: Movie

    BY SWORD. BY PICK. BY AXE. BYE BYE.Although the slasher film was in decline by the mid-1980s, there were still some grisly delights to be had… and they don’t come much grislier than writer-director Buddy Cooper’s sickening stalk-and-slash classic The Mutilator!

    When Ed receives a message from his father asking him to go and lock up the family’s beach condo for the winter, it seems like the perfect excuse for an alcohol-fuelled few days away with his friends. After all, his dad has forgiven him for accidentally blowing mom away with a shotgun several years ago… hasn’t he? But no sooner are the teens on the island than they find themselves stalked by a figure with an axe (and a hook, and an onboard motor) to grind…

    Originally entitled Fall Break (watch out for the incongruous theme song of the same name!), The Mutilator has earned a reputation amongst horror fans as one of the ‘holy grails’ of 80s splatter mayhem due to its highly inventive (and not to say, decidedly gruesome) kill sequences, courtesy of FX wizard Mark Shostrom (Videodrome, Evil Dead II). Finally making its long-awaited bow in High-Definition, The Mutilator has returned to terrorise a whole new generation of horror fans!

    Special Features:
    •Brand new 2K restoration of the unrated version from original vault materials
    •High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
    •Original mono 1.0 audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray
    •Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
    •Introduction to the film with writer-director Buddy Cooper and assistant special make-up effects artist/assistant editor Edmund Ferrell
    •Audio Commentary with Cooper, Ferrell, co-director John Douglass and star Matt Mitler
    •Audio Commentary with Buddy Cooper and star Ruth Martinez Tutterow
    •Fall Breakers: The Story of The Mutilator – brand new feature-length documentary on the making of the splatter classic featuring interviews with Cooper, Douglass, Ferrell, Mitler, actors Bill Hitchcock, Jack Chatham and more
    •Mutilator Memories – special make-up effects artist Mark Shostrom looks back at one of his earliest projects
    •Tunes for the Dunes – composer Michael Minard reveals how The Mutilator’s unique score was created
    •Behind-the-Scenes Reel
    •Screen Tests
    •Alternate Opening Titles
    •Trailers and TV Spots
    •‘Fall Break’ Theme Song (Original and Instrumental Versions)
    •Opening Sequence Storyboards
    •Motion Stills Gallery
    •Original Fall Break Screenplay (BD/DVD-ROM content)
    •Reversible sleeve featuring two original artworks

    Video Tracks:
    1:78:1 Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    Mono Uncompressed PCM

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English SDH

    Directed By:
    Buddy Cooper
    John Douglass

    Written By:

    Matt Mitler
    Ruth Martinez
    Bill Hitchcock

    Soundtrack By:
    Michael Minard

    Director of Photography:
    Peter Schnall

    Stephen Mack

    Buddy Cooper

    Arrow Films

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