Kino Lorber Bringing Antonio Margheriti's 'Cannibal Apocalypse' To Blu-ray With A New 4K Restoration

January 5, 2020

One of the most infamous Italian horror films of all time, Antonio Margheriti's 1980 splatter film Cannibal Apocalypse was heavily censored in many countries where it played under such titles as Cannibals in the Streets and Invasion of the Flesh Hunters, and this March you can finally experience this thrilling collision of action-packed combat and monstrous horror in its original gory splendor for the first time in fully restored HD thanks to Kino Lorber Studio Classics!

 

In the film, the horrors of war take on a whole new meaning for Vietnam vet Norman Hopper (John Saxon, Nightmare Beach, Evil Eye, Queen of Blood), whose quiet domestic life in Atlanta is shattered by the return of Charlie Bukowski, a combat buddy who dredges up terrifying flashbacks of flesh eating and bloodshed in the war-torn jungles. Now on the run from the law after taking a bite out of an unwilling victim, Charlie begs Norman to help him get out of town with another fellow veteran, Tom (Tony King, Report to the Commissioner, The Raiders of Atlantis). Soon the ragtag team of cannibals are fighting for their lives, spreading a deadly contagion through the city before heading into the sewers for a gut-wrenching climax no one will soon forget!

 

Special Features include:

 

  • NEW 4K Restoration of the Unrated Uncut Version

  • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas

  • Cannibal Apocalypse Redux: Documentary Featuring John Saxon, John Morghen (Giovanni Lombardo Radice) and director Antonio Margheriti

  • Apocalypse in the Streets: A Video Tour of Filming Locations

  • European Theatrical Trailer

  • Japanese Teaser

  • Alternate U.S. Opening Sequence

  • Optional English Subtitles

 

Pre-order Cannibal Apocalypse on Blu-ray today and expect it on March 17th, 2020.

 

 

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