In the documentary Not Quite Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino called the 1982 Australian movie Next of Kin “a horror movie unlike any other,” adding that “it has a very, very unique tone and the closest equivalent to this tone is The Shining.” Despite Tarantino’s praise, the film has to date never come off of VHS, but it’s soon headed to Blu-ray!
Australian company Umbrella Entertainment has announced this week that Next of Kin will be one of their 2018 Blu-ray releases, part of the “Beyond Genres” collection.
“Tony Williams’ unsettling horror tale set in a remote retirement home hits Blu-ray newly remastered from a 4K scan and for the first time worldwide.”
In the film, starring Wolf Creek‘s John Jarratt…
“In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother’s diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother’s diary begin to happen to the daughter.”