Thursday, January 29, 2015

Australian Cult Horror Film "Long Weekend" Makes Blu-Ray Debut

Synapse Films recently send us over Blu-Ray information for their upcoming release of the 1978 Austrailian horror film "Long Weekend". The film stars John Hargreaves (The Odd Angry shot), Briony Behets and Mike McEwen.

Special features on the Blu-Ray includes Audio Commentary from Producer Richard Brennan and Cinematographer Vincent Monton, Motion Still Gallery Featuring an Audio Interview with Actor John Hargreaves and Theatrical Trailer.

"Long Weekend" Blu-Ray hits retail on 4/12.

Plot Synopsis:

Attempting to resurrect their failing marriage, Peter (John Hargreaves, THE ODD ANGRY SHOT) and Marcia (Briony Behets) set out on a camping trip to a deserted stretch of the Australian coastline hoping a long weekend in the sunshine will help them patch their differences. They are a careless couple, littering the countryside with garbage, shooting guns and even driving away after wounding a kangaroo with their automobile. Their callous disregard for the environment soon becomes apparent when the animals start to seek vengeance. Marcia and Peter have proven themselves to be destroyers of nature. Will the animals allow them to leave or will they too be destroyed? From the writer of ROAD GAMES and RAZORBACK comes this "spooky little gem" (Premiere Magazine), presented in a high-definition transfer from original vault materials with a re-mastered DTS-HD MA 5.1 surround soundtrack created by Synapse Films.

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