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Synapse Films Treats You to “Satan’s Little Helper” This Halloween!

Summer may be right around the corner, but Synapse Films is already getting ready for Halloween 2022 with a little help from SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER, writer/director Jeff Lieberman’s devilishly fun cult classic that’s become a seasonal favorite since its debut at the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival.  Now, Synapse Films brings this All Hallows mix of horror and satire to Blu-ray for the first time on October 25, 2022!

Nine-year-old Douglas Whooly (Alexander Brickel, PALINDROMES) is obsessed with the handheld video game “Satan’s Little Helper,” and annoyed that the attention of his big sister Jenna (Katheryn Winnick, TV’s VIKINGS and BIG SKY) is being distracted by her new boyfriend Alex (Stephen Graham). These two concerns collide on Halloween, when Douglas witnesses a serial killer in a devil mask (Joshua Annex) posing his victims like outdoor All Hallow’s Eve displays. Not comprehending how real the carnage is, Douglas becomes this Satan’s little helper—and that’s very bad news for Alex, for Douglas and Jenna’s mom Merrill (Amanda Plummer, PULP FICTION, Netflix’s RATCHED), and ultimately for their entire town.

A different kind of Halloween horror film, SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER combines grisly killings with a mile-wide streak of savage humor. Written and directed by cult favorite Jeff Lieberman (SQUIRM, BLUE SUNSHINE, JUST BEFORE DAWN), it satirizes the way video games can seize hold of young minds, and is driven by the inability of Douglas (and others) to distinguish the Satan Man’s nasty crimes from All Hallow’s prankery. Featuring one of Plummer’s most eccentric performances, SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER has built a cult following on video and now makes its high-definition Blu-ray debut, carrying a bagful of supplementary treats!


– Audio Commentary from Director Jeff Lieberman

– Vintage Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

– The Devil in the Details: Making SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER

– Mr. Satan’s Neighborhood: A Tour of the Filming Locations with Director Jeff Lieberman

– Promotional Trailer
VIDEO: High-Definition Widescreen (1.78:1) Presentation / AVC

AUDIO: DTS-HD MA English 2.0 Original Stereo

SUBTITLES: English for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


UPC CODE: 654930323595




Street Date: October 25, 2022

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