THIS YEAR, YOU SHOULD BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUS… OR IT WILL KILL YOU.
Asa child, Harry surprises his mother having sex with Santa Claus. This vision will haunt him all his life. Thirty years later, Harry works in a toy factory and his entire existence revolves around Santa Claus. He wishes to embody the innocence that this figure represents in his eyes, but times have changed and cynicism reigns supreme. Harry will then put on his costume and distribute the gifts himself... or the punishments...
Described as the “best Christmas film” by director John Waters ( Polyester ), Christmas Evil turns the sacrosanct figure of Santa Claus into a Robin Hood gradually won over by madness and murder. The scenario writer Lewis Jackson signs a film of psychological horror doubled with a pamphlet against the consumer society where excels the actor Brandon Maggart ( The World according to Garp ). To be discovered for the first time on Blu-ray™ in its 4K restoration!
CHRISTMAS EVIL by Lewis Jackson (1980 - Colors - 94 mins) New 4K restoration Original version with subtitles + French version Blu-ray or DVD edition
Available for the first time on Blu-ray Disc™
. AUDIO COMMENTARY BY LEWIS JACKSON AND JOHN WATERS (VOSTF)
. INTERVIEW WITH LEWIS JACKSON (7 mins) The director talks about his film and the concept of fear in cinema.
. INTERVIEW WITH BRANDON MAGGART (7 mins) The Christmas Evil actor talks about his role and his daughter, singer Fiona Apple.
. DELETED SCENES (7 mn)
. OPINION OF SPECTATORS (3 mins) Some written feedback from viewers after a test screening of the film.
. STORYBOARDS (4 mins)
. TRAILER (HD)
Comics 50 •HIGH DEFINITION MASTER• 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING Original Version / French Version DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 • French Subtitles Format 1.85 respected • Colors • Duration of the Film: 94 mn
DVD 9 •NEW RESTORED MASTER• PAL • MPEG-2 ENCODING Original Version / French Version Dolby Digital 1.0 • French Subtitles 1.85 format respected • 16/9 compatible 4/3 • Colors • Film length: 90 mins