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The Mutilator - 2 Disc Blu-Ray - (Uncut) - Special Edition - Buddy Cooper

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Although the slasher film was in decline by the mid-1980s, there were still some grisly delights to be hadÉ and they donÕt come much grislier than writer-director Buddy CooperÕs sickening stalk-and-slash classic The Mutilator!
When Ed receives a message from his father asking him to go and lock up the familyÕs 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 agoÉ hasnÕt 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 grindÉ
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 Ôholy grailsÕ 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 EDITION CONTENTS:
  • 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 √ê 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 √ê special make-up effects artist Mark Shostrom looks back at one of his earliest projects
  • Tunes for the Dunes √ê composer Michael Minard reveals how The Mutilator√ïs unique score was created
  • Behind-the-Scenes Reel
  • Screen Tests
  • Alternate Opening Titles
  • Trailers and TV Spots
  • √îFall Break√ï 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