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Dario Argento’s ‘Deep Red’ Flows on Blu-ray May 17th

The hits just keep on hitting from our friends over at Blue Underground.  Coming in May, for the first time ever, in its restored English Version and Italian Director’s Cut is Dario Argento’s masterpiece Deep Red. After a psychic is brutally murdered by a madman wielding a hatchet, an English Jazz pianist who witnesses the murder,  and a female reporter team up to track down the grisly killer before it’s too late.  The trail will be red with blood on Blu-ray May 17th, 2011. 

Synopsis – Dario Argento’s Thrilling Masterpiece – Now Available in Both the Uncensored English Version and the Full-Length Director’s Cut! An English jazz pianist living in Rome witnesses the brutal hatchet murder of a renowned psychic and is quickly drawn into the savage crime. With the help of a tenacious female reporter, the pair track a twisted trail of deranged clues and relentless violence towards a shocking climax that has ripped screams from the throats of audiences for more than 35 years!

DEEP RED stars David Hemmings (GLADIATOR, BLOW-UP) and Daria Nicolodi (PHENOMENA, SHOCK), and is widely considered by both fans and critics alike to be Dario Argento’s true masterpiece. Now this classic shocker has been newly transferred in stunning High Definition from its original camera negative, and is presented here in the Uncensored English Version and Full-Length Italian Director’s Cut for the first time ever!

Extras:

  • Interviews with Co-Writer/Director Dario Argento, Co-Writer Bernardino Zapponi and Goblin (Claudio Simonetti, Massimo Morante, Fabio Pignatelli & Agostino Marangolo)
  • U.S. Trailer
  • Italian Trailer
  • Goblin Music Video – “Profondo Rosso” (2010)
  • Daemonia Music Video – “Profondo Rosso” (Directed by Sergio Stivaletti)

Technical Specifications:

  • Color
  • 7.1 DTS-HD; 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround EX; Original Mono
  • English, Italian
  • Optional Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish, English for Italian Version
  • 2.35:1
  • 1975
  • English: 105 Mins / Italian: 126 Mins
  • Not Rated
  • Region Code: ALL

Notes & Reviews:

“A Stunning Thriller! A Film That Sits In Your Mind Long After It’s Over!”
-BBC

“There Is No Better Italian Thriller, Giallo, Detective, Horror, Or Slasher Style Film Than DEEP RED!”
-DVD Verdict

“A Giallo Masterpiece! DEEP RED Has Very Few Equals In The Realm Of Suspense And Style!
-HorrorDigital

“A Tour-De-Force Thriller! A Stunning Journey Through A Shadow Labyrinth Of Repressed Memories And Madness!
-Eccentric Cinema

“A Bona Fide Classic… The Final Word In Stylish Murder Mysteries!
-Mondo Digital

Order Deep Red on Blu-ray!

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Gerard Iribe is a writer/reviewer for Why So Blu?. He has also reviewed for other sites like DVD Talk, Project-Blu, and CHUD, but Why So Blu? is where the heart is. You can follow his incoherency on Twitter: @giribe

2 Responses to “Dario Argento’s ‘Deep Red’ Flows on Blu-ray May 17th”


  1. Brian White

    Man Gerard…I’m starting to really love this Blue Underground.

  2. Gerard Iribe

    Yup, they are laying it down with the horror!