❉ A new improved edition of Giulio Questi’s giallo, with fully restored 2K transfers and bonus features.
Cult Epics is proud to present Death Laid An Egg (1968), directed by auteur filmmaker Giulio Questi (Django Kill!, Arcana) and starring legendary leading man Jean-Louis Trintignant (The Conformist) as a married man and suspected serial killer, Gina Lollobrigida (Beat The Devil) as his delectable yet overly domineering careerist wife, and Swedish blonde bombshell Ewa Aulin (Candy) as his murderous double-crossing mistress in this mystery thriller.
Three years since the original DLAE release, Cult Epics is happy to announce it has reached a deal with Nucleus Films, UK to utilize their 2K Masters and have now produced a dual-layered Blu-ray with two new versions of the film and new bonus features as a Special edition of Death Laid an Egg, including a new audio commentary by Troy Howarth & Nathaniel Thompson, among others.
Death Laid An Egg is an avant-garde giallo that is more pertinent today than when it was first released in terms of its quite modern depiction of the battle of the sexes and the perils of technology. This Special Edition includes the Director’s cut, alongside the alternate International giallo “Plucked” version, both in fully restored 2K HD transfers, with completely new bonus features and limited edition slipcase printed with fluorescent inks to emulate the original theatrical poster.
New Special Features
❉ 2K HD Transfer (from original 35mm negative) of Director’s cut version in English and Italian language (105 mins)
❉ Director’s Cut Audio Commentary by Troy Howarth (Author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films vol.1, 2, 3) and Nathaniel Thompson (Author of DVD Delirium and founder of Mondo Digital)
❉ 2K HD Transfer (from original 35mm negative) of alternate International giallo “Plucked” version in English and Italian language (91 mins)
❉ Review by Italian critic Antonio Bruschini HD
❉ Giulio Questi: The Outsider – the last interview HD 2010 (13 mins)
❉ Doctor Schizo and Mister Phrenic (2002) Short film by Giulio Questi (15 mins)
❉ English & Italian language Trailers HD
❉ Lossless LPCM 2:0 Mono audio
❉ Optional English subtitles for Italian language versions and trailer
❉ Dual-layered disc
❉ Slipcase with fluorescent inks & Reversible sleeve with original Italian poster limited to first 2000 copies printed
❉ DEATH LAID AN EGG (Special Edition) Blu-ray (Cult Epics CE-173). Released in North America, October 13, 2020. Region Free. Run run time: Approx. 105/91 Mins. English and Italian language w/optional English subtitles. Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1. Audio: LPCM 2.0 Mono. Price: $34.95
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