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‘Strangled’ [Montage Pictures] on Blu-ray & DVD February 5, 2018!

Based on real-life events, Strangled is set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s at the height of socialism, when a series of atrocious murders shock the small town of Martf. A psychotic killer is on the prowl, strangling young women. Amidst the media frenzy, an innocent man is accused and sentenced for the crimes he could not possibly have committed. A determined detective becomes obsessed with finding the real killer, whilst under pressure from his superiors who just want to see a man hang.  

 

A social, political and psychological thriller set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s at the height of socialism

 

 

Winner of nine Hungarian Film Awards, Strangled is a dark and gritty thriller from Árpád Sopsits that brings to mind both Lang’s and Fincher’s Zodiac in its approach to the murder-mystery genre. Eureka Entertainment is proud to present the film in its UK debut.

DUAL FORMAT SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Stunning 1080p presentation (On the Blu-ray), with a progressive encode on the DVD
  • 5.1 Surround and Stereo soundtrack options
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Trailer

PRESS:

“A robust, atmospheric suspense thriller that shows how politics and personal ambition can have a toxic effect on justice” – Hollywood Reporter

“Strangled is a good looking, competent thriller, well directed and well-acted, and the story hangs together effectively” – CultureFly

“Strangled is a solid crime saga, benefitting from atmospheric cinematography by Gabor Szabo (the night-time scenes and lighting is vividly eerie) and a historic backdrop where the murders reverberate into the political arena of the era” – Cine-Vue

“Affectionately adhering to the tropes of the thriller genre, what transpires is a captivating production that while incredibly upsetting, makes for a rewarding experience” – HeyUGuys

“Engrossing… echoing some of the great crime thrillers while maintaining a local flavour” – Movie Waffler

 

DETAILS:

 

Label: Montage Pictures

Title| STRANGLED Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition

Starring| KÁROLY HAJDUK | GÁBOR JÁSZBERÉNYI | ZSOLT ANGER

Director| ÁRPÁD SOPSITS

Dual Format Cat. No.| MON70280

Dual Format Barcode| 5060000702804

Dual Format RRP| £12.99

Release Date| 5 February 2018

Certificate| 18

Run Time| 120 minutes

OAR| 2.35:1

Picture| Colour

Genre| World Cinema / Thriller

Year| 2016

Country| Hungary

Language| Hungarian

Subtitles| English (Optional)

 

 

Strangled is released on

Blu-ray & DVD February 5, 2018!

ORDER NOW!

 

 

 

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