Offbeat horror The Devil’s Men (1976) Arrives on Blu-ray in the UK

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The Devil’s Men blu-ray arrives this month in the UK courtesy of Powerhouse Films. This 1976 offbeat horror film stars Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence and Luan Peters.

A Satanic cult, led by Baron Corofax (Peter Cushing) abducts tourists for ritual sacrifice. However Father Roche (Donald Pleasence) will attempt to save them.

THE DEVIL’S MEN BLU-RAY

There’s great news as with most Powerhouse releases, The Devil’s Men has undergone a 2K restoration.

New 2K restoration from the original negative

– Powerhouse Films

Powerhouse Films are including two versions of the film, The Devil’s Men is also known as Land of the Minotaur in the US. The American version is considerably shorter coming in at 86 minutes as opposed to the UK version of 94 minutes.

It’s worth noting that this is a limited edition of just 2000 copies so you may wish to pick this now. That said there will no doubt be a standard edition blu-ray that follows at some point in the future.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • New 2K restoration from the original negative
  • Two presentations of the film: The Devil’s Men (94 mins), the original cut; and Land of the Minotaur (86 mins), the shorter US theatrical version
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with critics and authors David Flint and Adrian J Smith (2022)
  • The John Player Lecture with Peter Cushing (1973): the legendary actor in conversation at the National Film Theatre, London
  • Interview with producer Frixos Constantine (2022)
  • Feature-length Super 8 version (94 mins)
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive booklet featuring a new essay by Andrew Graves, an archival interview with star Donald Pleasence, extracts from original promotional materials, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
  • World premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 2,000 copies for the UK

You can pre-order now on Blu-ray now for £17.00 on Amazon or £15.99 direct from the Powerhouse Films website (prices correct as of 16.02.22).

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The Blu-ray is due for release on the 21st February 2022.

The Devil's Men (1976) "Blu-ray"

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