Ghost Story (Nucleus UK) (Blu-Ray All Region)

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Stephen Weeks’s dreamlike chiller is the perfect definition of a cult British Horror film. Reunited in a country mansion in 1930s England, former public schoolmates Larry Dann (The Bill), Murray Melvin (The Devils) and Vivian MacKerrell (the inspiration for Bruce Robinson’s creation Withnail in his only major screen role) are visited by the spirit of former resident Marianne Faithfull (The Girl on a Motorcycle), who was wrongly incarcerated in a local asylum.

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Stephen Weeks’s dreamlike chiller is the perfect definition of a cult British Horror film. Reunited in a country mansion in 1930s England, former public schoolmates Larry Dann (The Bill), Murray Melvin (The Devils) and Vivian MacKerrell (the inspiration for Bruce Robinson’s creation Withnail in his only major screen role) are visited by the spirit of former resident Marianne Faithfull (The Girl on a Motorcycle). who was wrongly incarcerated in a local asylum. Via her demonic doll, we are transported to a surreal and sinister world of incest and murder, and her revenge on the corrupt asylum s sadistic doctor. Featuring Barbara Shelley (Dracula, Prince of Darkness), Leigh Lawson (Hammer House of Horror), Anthony Bate (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Beasts) and Penelope Keith (The Good Life, To The Manor Born) with a soundtrack by Pink Floyd collaborator Ron Geesin, Ghost Story Now beautifully restored and packed with bonus features, Ghost Story successfully combines 1970s horror with 1930s charm in this high definition premiere!”

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Special Features

  • New HD transfer from original film elements
  • 2.0 PCM audio
  • Audio Commentary with Director Stephen Weeks, Moderated by Professor Samuel Umland
  • Newly created optional English subtitles for the hard of hearing
  • Theatrical Trailer – HD
  • Ghost Stories: The Curious Tales of the Making of Ghost Story – A 73 minute documentary including interviews with director Stephen Weeks, actors Larry Dann and Murray Melvin, British horror icon Barbara Shelley and composer/Pink Floyd collaborator Ron Geesin, with comments from critic Kim Newman – HD
  • Alternate Madhouse Mansion opening credits sequence
  • 12 of Stephen Weeks’ early black and white film commercials
  • The Chelsea Cobbler colour commercial – HD
  • Previously unseen test footage from Weeks’ film Gawain and the Green Knight (1969) – with David Leland (9 mins) – HD
  • Previously unseen footage from Weeks’ aborted film The Bengal Lancers! (1984) – with Michael York, Miles O’Keeffe, Emma Sutton, Trevor Howard, Christopher Lee and Ronald Lacey (34 mins) – HD
  • Gallery
  • PDF materials

And the following Stephen Weeks short films, all re-mastered in HD:

  • Owen’s War (1965 / B+W / 10 mins)
  • Deserted Station (1965 / B+W / 7 mins)
  • The Camp (1965 / B+W / 4 mins)
  • Moods of a Victorian Church (1967 / Colour / 9 mins)
  • Two at Thursday (1968 / B+W / 10mins )
  • 1917 (1968 / Colour / 35 mins) – with Timothy Bateson, David Leland and Geoffrey Davies
  • Flesh (1969 / Colour / 3 mins)

 

Additional information

Weight 6 oz