Posted Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
Another cult horror classic will be slicing and dicing on Blu-ray this September!
In an early announcement to retailers Starz/Anchor Bay is planning to bring the original 'Mother's Day' to Blu-ray on September 4.
Originally released by Troma Entertainment in 1980, the film shocked critics, but garnered a huge cult following among fans of the genre, including 'Hostel' director Eli Roth, and director of 'Saw II-IV,' Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed the 2012 remake starring Rebecca De Mornay.
Directed by Charles Kaufman and written by Kaufman and Warren Leight, the original 'Mother’s Day' follows three young women abducted by homicidal momma’s boys Ike and Addley, while camping. Ike and Addley are goaded by their “Mother” into violent and graphic acts of torture against the three women. While doing everything to stay alive, the three women muster the courage escape, and serve their maniacal abductors some old-fashioned justice!
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a Dolby TrueHD 5.1 soundtracks, and supplements will include: Audio commentary, behind-the-scenes footage, and a newly created featurette with genre favorite Eli Roth (Producer of 'The Last Exorcism,' 'Grindhouse' and 'Hostel 1 & 2'),
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $24.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Mother's Day' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under September 4.
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