Controversial Explotation Film 'Island of Death' Coming to Blu-Ray


Arrow Films is up to it again. Earlier today we brought you news of the upcoming release of Brian Yunza's underground social commentary Society, which hits Blu-Ray and DVD on May 19th. Well, now we have the pleasure of letting you know that a film that has few peers when it comes to controversy, Island of Death, will be released one week later on May 26th.

Check out the press release: "Welcome to Mykonos, the holiday destination of choice for sun, sea and slaughter! From cult director Nico Mastorakis, Island of Death is a travelogue of atrocities with scenes so strong that the British Government was once compelled to ban it as a "video nasty".

Arriving on the idyllic Greek island, Christopher and Celia appear to be every inch the perfect, handsome young couple. Little do the welcoming locals realise that they are in fact a pair of murderous degenerates, determined to spread their own particular brand of perversion across the island. DIY crucifixions, opportunistic bestiality, sexual peeing and murder by all conceivable forms ensue - including death by makeshift blowtorch, samurai sword, dump truck and more!
 
Shocking, brutal and totally politically incorrect in its outlook, Island of Death is a grueling cinematic experience devised by director Mastorakis to out-do the excesses of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, which he was hugely inspired by. Now fully uncut and newly-restored from the original negative, fans can enjoy Island of Death in all its sleazy, lurid glory."


The Island of Death Special Edition Blu-Ray/DVD Includes: 

  • Brand new restoration from the original negative
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Brand new interview with director Nico Mastorakis
  • The Films of Nico Mastorakis - the director hosts this documentary covering his varied career in cinema, including a look at Island of Death
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
  • Collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

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