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Suspiria 4K (1977)

Suspiria 4K (1977)

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 Actors: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé, Barbara Magnolfi, Susanna Javicoli
Director: Dario Argento
Language:

ENGLISH: Dolby Atmos
ENGLISH: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
ENGLISH: DTS-HD Master Audio 4.0 (96kHz, 24-bit)
ITALIAN: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles: English
Region: Region Free (BD Region A)
Aspect Ratio: 2.38:1
Number of Discs: 2
Rating: Not Rated
Orig Release Date: 1977
Studio: Synapse Films
Release Date: 11/19/2019
Run Time: 98 Min.
Special Features:

4K Disc:

  • Audio Commentary by Author Troy Howarth - this feature-length track was recorded ca. 2017. Howarth delivers a close reading of Suspiria. He also discusses the film's locations and delivers a wealth of anecdotes about its production. In English, not subtitled.
  • Audio Commentary by Authors Derek Botelho and David Del Valle - Botelho and Del Valle offer a cultural history of fairy tales which inspired Suspiria's story. They also provide a behind-the-scenes account of both the pre-production and filming stages. You hear their take on Daria Nicolodi's story about purportedly telling Argento about her grandmother's experiences with witchcraft and the occult at a musical academy. Del Valle compares Suspiria with Donald Cammell's White of the Eye (1987), which he is high on. In English, not subtitled.

Blu-ray Disc:

  • A Sigh from the Depths: 40 Years of SUSPIRIA (27:07, 1080p) - this is an anniversary retrospective on the making of the film and its influence on cinema. We hear from film historian Rob Galluzzo, author Derek Bothelo (Argento Syndrome), screenwriter Sean Keller (who penned Argento's movie Giallo), American Cinematographer editor David E. Williams, and Blumhouse.com's editor-in-chief Rebekah McKendry. They discuss cinematographer Luciano Tovoli's color schemes, camera movement, conjuring themes, casting, Goblin's score, among other topics. In English, not subtitled.
  • Do You Know Anything About Witches? Visual Essay by Michael Mackenzie (30:05, 1080p) - this half-hour visual essay was written, edited, and narrated by Michael Mackenzie. He recounts his personal introduction to Suspiria and goes on to deliver a summation of the film from beginning to end. A number of scenes are excerpted. Mackenzie also discusses the influence that Thomas De Quincey's work has had on Argento. In English, not subtitled.
  • Suzy in Nazi Germany Featurette (8:01, 1080p) - Marcus Stiglegger narrates this featurette about the German locations from Suspiria. A clip from the film showing Suzy visiting one of the Munich locales is shown, followed by how it looks ca. 2017. Several scenes are played. The contemporary appearance of a particular location follows in succession. Stiglegger discusses the work of Nazi architects who designed several of the venues. In English, not subtitled.
  • Olga's Story Interview With Actress Barbara Magnolfi (17:13, 1080p) - Magnolfi talks about doing ballet before acting in film, appearing in an uncredited role in Come, quando, perché (1969), and 1970s Italian film culture. She compares Olga to the other female characters in the movie. Magnofli also reminisces about working with Jessica Harper and Alida Valli. Her recollections of meeting Argento in the director's office for her audition. In English, not subtitled.
  • Theatrical Trailers (4:29, 1080p) - U.S. Trailer #1 (1:02) is a teaser presented in 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen with an LPCM 2.0 mix. It's in the best condition of the three trailers. U.S. Trailer #2 (1:25) is a standard theatrical trailer with more visible film artifacts. It's also framed in 1.78:1 with LPCM 2.0. The International Trailer (2:03) is likewise shown in 1.78:1. The LPCM 2.0 track delivers dispersal of sound of the three trailers. There is a "Play All" option.
  • International Classics English Breathing Letters (1:41, 1080p) - The U.S. theatrical release's opening credits with Goblin's music and some voice-over narration in English.
  • Original U.S. Television Spots (1:46, upconverted to 1080p) - presents U.S. TV Spot #1 (0:36), U.S. TV Spot #2 (0:36), and U.S. TV Spot #3 (0:36). The spots are shown in 1.33:1 with an LPCM 2.0 mix. There is a "Play All" option.
  • Original U.S. Radio Spots (2:23) - offers five radio spots for Suspiria: Radio Spot #1 (0:29), Radio Spot #2 (0:28), Radio Spot #3 (0:29), Double Feature Radio Spot #1 (0:31), and Double Feature Radio Spot #2 (0:29). There is a "Play All" option.
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