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Fantastic Factory Presents in April

Arrow Video have announced the UK DVD release of Fantastic Factory Presents on 18th April 2011. This collection includes four of the biggest hit features from the Fantastic Factory, the specialist horror, sci-fi and fantasy genre label created by cult writer, director and producer Brian Yuzna (Beneath Still Waters; Bride Of Re-Animator; Society) and Spanish producer Julio Fernandez (Rec; Perfume; The Machinist).

This exclusive four-disc box set includes Brian Yuzna’s Beyond Re-Animator and Faust: Love Of The Damned, along with Arachnid, directed by Jack Sholder (A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge) and Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt, directed by Paco Plaza (Rec; Rec 2). Each disc comes with its own collectors’ booklet and a host of extra features interviews, commentaries, deleted scenes and more.

RRP is £39.99. Features are outlined below…

Fantastic Factory Presents

  • 4 of Fantastic Factory’s biggest hits presented in this exclusive boxset
  • 9 option reversible sleeves of original and newly commissioned artworks!
  • 4 double-sided fold-out posters with newly commissioned artwork for each film
  • Collector’s booklets for each film by author and critic Calum Waddell
  • A host of extras for every film including interviews, commentaries, deleted scenes and more!

Beyond Re-Animator
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Stereo & DD5.1
  • Spanish DD5.1
  • Audio commentary with director Brian Yuzna
  • ‘All in the Head’ Brian Yuzna on the Re-Animator Chronicles (50 mins)
  • Original Trailer
  • Double-sided fold-out poster featuring new artwork
  • Collector’s booklet featuring ‘World of Lovecraft’ and an Interview with star Jeffrey Combs by author and critic Calum Waddell as well as an extract from H.P. Lovecraft’s original story ‘Herbert West: Renimator’
  • Reversible sleeve featuring brand new and original artwork

Faust: Love of the Damned
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English and Spanish DD5.1
  • Audio Commentary with director Brian Yuzna
  • Director of the Damned: Brian Yuzna, Faust and the Fantastic Factory
  • The Pain in Spain A History of Horror in Hot Weather with Angel Sala, director of the Sitges Film Festival
  • Original Trailer
  • Double-sided fold-out poster featuring new artwork
  • Collector’s booklet ‘Brian Yuzna: Maestro of Mayhem’ by author and critic Calum Waddell
  • Reversible sleeve featuring brand new and original artwork

Arachnid
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Stereo & DD5.1
  • Spanish DD5.1
  • King of the Spiders – Brian Yuzna remembers Arachnid
  • Creature Comforts: The Monster Mayhem of Steve Johnson
  • Original Trailer
  • Collector’s booklet ‘Spider Man’ and interview with director Jack Sholder by author and critic Calum Waddell

Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Stereo and Spanish DD5.1
  • Romasanta: Lycanthropes, Lunacy and the Last Days of The Fantastic Factory
  • Making Romasanta: Interviews with director Paco Plaza, stars Julian Sands, Elsa Pataky and John Sharian.
  • Interview with composer Mikel Salas
  • Deleted Scenes with introduction and commentary by director Paco Plaza
  • A featurette on the S/FX design in Romasanta
  • Original Trailer
  • Collector’s booklet ‘Sex, Sun and Sinful Celluloid’ by author and critic Calum Waddell

All features are presented in both English and Spanish and include English subtitles

The set is Region 0.

The films will also be made available separately, with release dates staggered between April and June.

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