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    Unique ID Code: 0000211993
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 13/4/2021 16:07
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    Candyman

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    From The Chilling Imagination Of Clive Barker.
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 99 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Synopsis:
    Dare you say his name five times? From the chilling imagination of horror master Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Nightbreed), comes Candyman - one of the greatest horror movies of the '90s, now newly restored on Blu-ray from Arrow Video.

    When grad student Helen Lyne (Virginia Madsen) begins working on a thesis about urban legends, she comes across the terrifying tale of the Candyman - a vengeful, hook-handed spirit who can be summoned by saying his name five times in the mirror. As her research leads her into the bowels of Chicago's deprived housing projects and deeper into the Candyman's world, Helen learns that some legends are best left well alone.

    Expertly directed by British filmmaker Bernard Rose (Paperhouse) and boasting an astounding score by composer Philip Glass, Candyman ingeniously reworks Clive Barker's original short story "The Forbidden" (originally published as part of his groundbreaking Books of Blood series) into a modern horror parable that remains as timely today as ever.

    Special Features:
    Brand new audio commentary with writer-director Bernard Rose and actor Tony Todd
    Brand New audio commentary with authors Stephen Jones and Kim Newman
    Be My Victim - a brand new interview with actor Tony Todd
    It Was Always You, Helen - a brand new interview with actor Virginia Madsen
    The Writing on the Wall: The Production Design of Candyman - a brand new interview with production designer Jane Ann Stewart
    Forbidden Flesh: The Makeup FX of Candyman
    Brand new interviews with special makeup effects artists Bob Keen, Gary J. Tunnicliffe and Mark Coulier
    A Story to Tell: Clive Barker's "The Forbidden"- writer Douglas E. Winter on Clive Barker's seminal Books of Blood and Candyman's source story, "The Forbidden"
    Urban Legend: Unwrapping Candyman - a critical analysis of the film with writers Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes
    Original theatrical trailer
    Image Gallery
    Three rarely seen Bernard Rose short films newly restored in HD: A Bomb With No Name on It (1975), The Wreckers (1976), and Looking at Alice (1977)

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround English
    PCM 2.0 Stereo English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English

    Directed By:
    Bernard Rose

    Written By:


    Starring:
    Virginia Madsen
    Tony Todd
    Xander Berkeley
    Kasi Lemmons
    Vanessa Williams
    DeJuan Guy

    Casting By:
    Jane Alderman
    Jason La Padura

    Soundtrack By:
    Philip Glass

    Director of Photography:
    Anthony B. Richmond

    Editor:
    Dan Rae

    Costume Designer:
    Leonard Pollack

    Production Designer:
    Jane Ann Stewart

    Producer:
    Steve Golin
    Gregory Goodman
    Alan Poul
    Sigurjon Sighvatsson

    Executive Producer:
    Clive Barker

    Distributor:
    Arrow Video

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