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The Larry Fessenden Collection – Grab This Must-Have BR Set Due Oct!

The Larry Fessenden Collection

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Available October 20th, 2015 from Scream Factory

Award-winning filmmaker Larry Fessenden has become an indie horror legend with his idiosyncratic, genre-bending films. As a writer, producer, director and actor, Fessenden’s oeuvre has developed a passionate fan base who applaud his realistic, character-driven horror stories. Fessenden’s films often examine the disintegration of civilization and humanity,  provoking terror in the viewer through psychological dread,  not gratuitous gore.

Scream Factory, in conjunction with IFC Midnight, will bring together four critically-acclaimed films by this multi-talented filmmaker with the release of the four disc The Larry Fessenden Collection on Blu-ray on October 20th, 2015.    Marking the first time these films have been available on Blu-ray, The Larry Fessenden Collection includes No Telling, Habit, Wendigo and The Last Winter and features new, director-supervised HD transfers. The first three hundred fans who pre-order their copies from ShoutFactory.com will have their slipcase signed by Larry Fessenden.

The most complete retrospective of the filmmaker’s work to date, the set also boasts a bevy of bonus content, including a 24 page booklet with liner notes by Fangoria’s Michael Gingold that includes never-before-seen photos; storyboards and sketches; new audio commentaries with Larry Fessenden, Patricia Clarkson, Jake Weber and John Speredakos; a new interview with Larry Fessenden; making-of featurettes for No Telling, Habit and The Last Winter; Fessenden’s short films, including the rarities White Trash and Santa Claws; Fessenden’s music videos Save You from Yourself, Frankenstein Cannot be Stopped and Tired of Killing Myself; the feature-length documentary The Making of ‘The Last Winter’;  behind the scenes featuettes; archival footage and much more.

Films in The Larry Fessenden Collection

No Telling (1991): An organic-farming advocate meets a woman whose husband does weird limb transplant experiments with animals.

Habit (1995) A down-on-his-luck New York bohemian meets a mysterious women at a Halloween party, believing she might be a vampire.

Wendigo (2001): A family vacationing in the country are terrorized by the ferocious spirit of the Wendigo, a Native American myth made manifest in their son’s imagination.

The Last Winter (2006): Strange events begin to plague a crew sent to evaluate the environmental impact of oil drilling in the Arctic.

Stars: Connie Britton, Ron Perlman , Larry Fessenden, Meredith Snaider, Miriam Healy-Louie, Patricia Clarkson, Jake Weber, Erik Per Sullivan, James Le Gros

The Larry Fessenden Collection Bonus Features:

  • 24-Page Booklet with liner notes by Fangoria’s Michael Gingold, featuring never-before-seen photos, storyboards and sketches.

No Telling

  • NEW director-approved HD Transfer
  • NEW audio commentary with writer/director/executive producer Larry Fessenden
  • Making of No Telling (1991)
  • Archival footage (1990)
  • Short Film White Trash (1979) with new music by composer Will Bates
  • Glass Eye Pix Sizzle Reel (1985-1990)

Habit

  • NEW director-approved HD Transfer
  • NEW audio commentary with actor/director/writer/editor Larry Fessenden
  • The Making of Habit featurette (1995)
  • Short film Habit (1981) (20 minutes)
  • The Making of short film Habit (1981)
  • Save You from Yourself music video
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Short film N is for Nexus, from Magnet Releasing’s The ABCs of Death 2
  • The Making of N is for Nexus
  • Frankenstein Cannot Be Stopped music video

Wendigo

  • NEW director-approved HD Transfer
  • NEW audio commentary with writer/director/editor Larry Fessenden
  • NEW audio commentary with actors Patricia Clarkson, Jake Weber and John Speredakos
  • Search for the Wendigo –  Behind the Scenes featurette (2001)
  • Interview with Larry Fessenden (2001)
  • WENDIGO: animated series trailer
  • Short Film  Santa Claws (2008)
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Glass Eye Pix Sizzle Reel (2010)

The Last Winter

  • Audio commentary with co-writer/director/producer/editor Larry Fessenden
  • The Making of “The Last Winter” – full-length documentary featuring deleted scenes
  • Archival footage (2005)
  • Short film  Jebediah
  • Short film Origins
  • Short film  Mister
  • Tired of Killing Myself music video
  • NEW 2015 interview with Larry Fessenden
  • Glass Eye Pix Sizzle Reel (2014)

Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series with specific release dates, extras and key art.  Meanwhile, fans  are encouraged to visit the Scream Factory main website
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