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Squirm in September

Arrow Video has announced the UK Blu-ray & DVD debut of Jeff Liebermann’s cult-horror classic SQUIRM for September 23rd, 2013. From the press release…

Lovingly restored for Blu-ray, a process approved by Lieberman himself, Arrow’s HD presentation of SQUIRM is uncut and comes loaded with special features and bonus material, including interchangeable artwork and exclusive writing on the film by UK horror aficionado Kim Newman.

One of the most original and entertaining of the revenge-of-nature films that characterised mid-1970s American horror, SQUIRM begins with a pylon being downed by a thunderstorm, sending millions of volts into the wet, conductive mud, giving its hundreds of thousands of wriggly inhabitants an insatiable hunger for human flesh...

This director-approved Blu-ray & DVD dual-edition release of SQUIRM includes the following special features and bonus material:

- High Definition digital transfer of the film, approved by writer-director Jeff Lieberman.
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD uncut presentation, available in the UK for the first time
- Original Uncompressed Mono PCM Audio
- Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- Audio commentary with Jeff Lieberman
- Filmed Live Q&A session with Jeff Lieberman and star Don Scardino from New York’s Anthology Film Archives (2012)
- The Esoteric Auteur - Kim Newman on Jeff Lieberman and Squirm.
- Original Trailer
- Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gary Pullin
- Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Lee Gambin, author of Massacred by Mother Nature and an interview with Jeff Lieberman by Calum Waddell, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

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