Dario Argento-Produced Film The Sect Getting Blu-ray Release
Doppelgänger Releasing and Scorpion Releasing have announced that they will be releasing a Blu-ray and DVD edition of Michele Soavi’s The Sect (aka The Devil’s Daughter) on February 27. The home video release features a 2k restoration of the film an a new interview with Tomas Arana. Aside from having some incredibly surreal and dark images, the film is known for starring Kelly Lee Curtis, Jamie Lee Curtis’ older sister. Pre-orders for the home video release will open on January 23.
Soavi is known for directing Stage Fright and The Church. He also worked on films such as Tenebrae, Opera, A Blade in the Dark, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, and more. The Sect marked his third directorial feature.
Directed by Michele Soavi and co-produced/co-written by Argento, The Sect stars Kelly Lee Curtis, Herbert Lom, and Tomas Arana.
Miriam, an American schoolteacher has been relocated to what appears to be a pleasant town in Germany. One afternoon, Miriam accidentally hits an elderly pedestrian, Moebius with her car, prompting her to take him back to her house to recuperate. What Miriam doesn’t know is that their meeting was no accident and that Moebius is the elder of a dangerous Satanic sect. While at Miriam’s home, Moebius secretly drugs her and then secretes a strange insect into her nostril. Moebius’s sinister plan triggers a string of bizarre and hallucinogenic events in Miriam’s life involving nightmares, a diabolical cult leader named Damon, her magic pet rabbit, a dark well filled with mystical water and a plot involving the birth of the son of Satan.
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