Stuart Gordon's Ode To Lovecraft DAGON arriving on Blu via Vestron Video!

In late 2016, the resurrected Vestron Video burst into the home video collector’s market with a bevy of genre films from the Lionsgate Library that have been begging for Blu-ray release: Chopping Mall, Blood Diner, Return of the Living Dead 3, The Gate, Slaughter High, etc, a feast for fans and collectors alike. After deep diving into the world of H.P. Lovecraft with Re-Animator and Bride of Re-Animator, Stuart Gordon’s 2001 freaky fish jam Dagon is headed to blu on 7/24/18! We are big Stuart Gordon fans here at Ghastly Grinning and we can’t wait to dig into this! Here’s the deetz:


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
H.P. Lovecraft’s iconic tale comes to life when the Vestron Video Collector’s Series releases the modern retelling of the horror classic Dagon on limited edition Blu-ray™ on July 24 from Lionsgate. Directed by horror mastermind Stuart Gordon (Dolls, Re-Animator) and starring Ezra Godden, evil rises and a legend unleashes the rage of Hell after a yacht crashes on the Spanish coast and the survivors are forced to face their nightmares. Packed with all-new, never-before-seen special features, including interviews with Stuart Gordon and producer Brian Yuzna, as well as a conceptual art gallery from artist Richard Raaphorst, and featuring custom illustrated art, the restored and remastered Dagon limited edition Blu-ray will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.97. 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
Residents of a fishing village tempted by greed evolve into freakish half-human creatures and must sacrifice outsiders to an ancient, monstrous god of the sea.
 
BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES
·       Audio Commentary with Director Stuart Gordon and Screenwriter Denis Paoli

·       Audio Commentary with Director Stuart Gordon and Star Ezra Godden

·       NEW – “Gods & Monsters” – A discussion with Director Stuart Gordon, Interviewed by Filmmaker Mick Garris

·       NEW – “Shadows over Imboca” – An Interview with Producer Brian Yuzna

·       NEW – “Fish Stories” – An Interview with S.T. Joshi, author of I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft

·       Vintage EPK

·       Archival Interviews with Stuart Gordon, Ezra Godden, and other Cast & Crew

·       Theatrical Trailer

·       NEW – Conceptual Art Gallery from Artist Richard Raaphorst

·       Storyboard Gallery

·       Still Gallery

CAST

Ezra Godden  (TV’s “Band of Brothers” and “Masters of Horror,” Future Self)

Brendan Price  (TV’s “Doctor Who” and “Target”)

Javier Sandoval (Beyond Re-Animator, Mad Love)
 
PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 2001
Title Copyright: © 2001 Castelao Productions, S.A. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: R for strong violence/gore, sexuality/nudity and language. 
Genre: Horror
Closed-Captioned: NA
Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 98 Minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16x9 Widescreen 1.78:1 Presentation
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master AudioTM
 

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