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The Dead Mother Blu-Ray - Limited Edition

The Dead Mother Blu-Ray - Limited Edition

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This Limited Edition release includes :

  • Limited edition booklet featuring new writing on the film by Xavier Aldana Reyes, author of Spanish Gothic: National Identity, Collaboration and Cultural Adaptation, and newly translated archival writing by Juanma Bajo Ulloa, co-writer Eduardo Bajo Ulloa and an appreciation by Nacho Vigalondo
  • Limited edition soundtrack CD featuring Bingen Mendizábal’s sumptuous score

Ismael (Karra Elejalde, Timecrimes) breaks into the house of a fine art restorer and shoots the homeowner dead, leaving her daughter orphaned and traumatized for life. Years later Ismael is working in a bar where he sees the daughter again. Paranoid that she has recognised him and will report him, he kidnaps her and holds her hostage, demanding that her hospital pay a ransom for her release. As he spends more time with her, a strange bond develops that causes him to delay the ransom request or fulfil his threats of throwing her in front of a train. But he can’t delay forever… A gothic thriller with pitch-black humour that recalls the Coen brothers, Juanma Bajo Ulloa’s sophomore feature won a host of prestigious international awards and was a precursor to the Spanish genre explosion.

SKU: 5060974680467


Actors: Karra Elejalde, Ana Álvarez, Lio

Director: Juanma Bajo Ulloa

Special Features: Audio commentary by Bajo Ulloa, The Story of The Dead Mother - a documentary on the making of the film featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the cast and crew (2008/38 mins), Victor’s Kingdom [El reino de Victor] - Goya Award-winning short film by Ulloa restored in 4K (1989/38 mins), Gallery of behind-the-scenes and promotional imagery, Trailer

Release Year: 1993


More Information

Format: Blu-Ray

Label: Radiance Films

Region Coding: Region Free

Language: Spanish


Case Type: Blu-Ray Case

Technical Details

Run Time: 111 mins

Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

Video Format: PAL

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