Grindhouse Releasing is blazing a bloody trail of chainsaw carnage in 2016 with the company’s best home video release to date: the highly anticipated 3-disc deluxe Blu-ray edition of the 1980s slasher classic Pieces.
Hitting stores March 1, this jam-packed, definitive hi-def set (specs below) comes complete with an eye-popping Pieces jigsaw puzzle (limited to the first 3000 copies, available now for pre-order at Diabolik DVD and Amazon. Through an exclusive deal with Grindhouse Releasing, Diabolik DVD customers will receive Pieces a week early on February 23 – and get first crack at the limited edition, which is projected to sell out fast.
Directed by Juan Piquer Simón and starring Christopher George (Lucio Fulci’s CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD, GRIZZLY, TV’s RAT PATROL), Edmund Purdom (DON’T OPEN TIL CHRISTMAS), Paul L. Smith (MIDNIGHT EXPRESS, David Lynch’s DUNE, and Robert Altman’s POPEYE) and Lynda Day George (MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE), Pieces tells the story of a psychopathic killer stalking a Boston campus, brutally slaughtering nubile young college co-eds, collecting body parts from each victim to create the likeness of his mother who he savagely murdered with an axe when he was ten years old.
Grindhouse Releasing’s Pieces 3-disc Blu-ray/CD specs:
– TWO complete versions of this shocking gore classic:
Pieces (83 min.) – the original, unrated U.S. theatrical version, presented in English
MIL GRITOS TIENE LA NOCHE (86 min.) – the original uncensored director’s cut,
presented in Spanish with original score by Librado Pastor
– Spectacular new 4K transfers – scanned from the original camera negative
– Brand new audio commentary by star Jack Taylor
– Special 5.1 audio option – the Vine Theater Experience!
– In-depth interviews with director Juan Piquer Simón and genre superstar Paul L. Smith
– 42nd STREET MEMORIES – all-new feature-length documentary containing interviews with Bill Lustig, Larry Cohen, Frank Henenlotter, Buddy Giovinazzo, Jeff Lieberman, John Skipp, Lynn Lowry, Terry Levene, and many other exploitation icons
– Extensive gallery of stills and poster art
– Exhaustive filmographies
– Liner notes by legendary horror journalists Chas. Balun (DEEP RED) and Rick Sullivan (GORE GAZETTE)
– BONUS CD – original soundtrack – newly remastered from the original studio tapes
– Beautiful embossed slipcover
– First 3000 units include an actual jigsaw puzzle! Strictly limited to 3000 units!
– AND OTHER SURPRISES!