I have to admit, the original UK release of Cannibal Holocaust (minus some of the needless animal mutilation) is one of my favourite films of all time, so it's great news to hear that Grindhouse Entertainment are putting togeher a Region 1 Special Edition DVD early next year to co-incide with the 25th anniversary of Ruggero Deodato's ne plus ultra of the cannibal genre.
Bob Murawski of Grindhouse Entertainment: "It's going to be a two-disc super-deluxe set for the movie's 25th anniversary. It's going to have a 16x9-enhanced digital transfer, plus we've remixed the movie with all the original stereo music, plus the original mono track will be there for the purists. We've got audio commentary by Deodato and the star, Robert Kerman, a lot of interviews with Deodato, Kerman and many of the cast and crew, plus the usual trailers and still galleries and other great stuff, and liner notes by Chas. Balun."
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