Dario Argento’s classic horror film Suspiria from 1977 has been restored for release on Ultra HD Blu-ray. The new exclusive 4k restoration from Synapse Films was made from the original uncut 35mm camera negative and includes the original theatrical 4.0 English surround sound mix in high-resolution DTS-HD MA 96kHz/24-bit audio.
The film’s Director of Photography, Luciano Tovoli, supervised the restoration progress of Suspiria for this 2-disc edition from Synapse.
On 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray, Suspiria is presented in 2160p with High Dynamic Range and a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.
A second Blu-ray disc contains plenty of extras such as “A Sigh from the Depths: 40 Years of SUSPIRIA,” alternate all-English opening and closing credits sequences, and a 30-minute visual essay “Do You Know Anything About Witches?” among other extras.
And, the slipcover artwork for the Blu-ray edition is reversible (see alternate insert below).
The 2-disc Ultra HD Blu-ray edition of Suspiria is list-priced $59.95 and arrives in stores on Nov. 19, 2019.
- A new 4K restoration of the original uncut, uncensored Italian 35mm camera negative exclusively done by Synapse Films, with color correction supervised and approved by SUSPIRIA Director of Photography, Luciano Tovoli.
- Original 4.0 1977 English language LCRS sound mix not heard since the theatrical release in 1977, presented in high-resolution DTS-HD MA 96kHz/24-bit audio, with newly-translated removable English SDH subtitles.
- All-new Dolby Atmos Remix and High Dynamic Range Presentation.
- Italian 5.1 surround mix, with removable English subtitle translation.
- Two audio commentaries by authors and Argento scholars, Derek Botelho, David Del Valle and Troy Howarth.
- Do You Know Anything About Witches? – 30 minute SUSPIRIA visual essay written, edited and narrated by Michael Mackenzie.
- Suzy in Nazi Germany – Featurette on the German locations from SUSPIRIA.
- A Sigh from the Depths: 40 Years of SUSPIRIA – All-new anniversary retrospective on the making of the film and its influence on cinema.
- Olga’s Story – Interview with star Barbara Magnolfi.
- Original theatrical trailers, TV spots and radio spots.
- “International Classics” English “Breathing Letters” opening credit sequence from the U.S. release.
- Alternate all-English opening and closing credits sequences, playable via seamless branching.
- Reversible cover art by Wes Benscoter.
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