- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours
- Video: Color
- Released: October 9, 2001
- Originally Released: 1997
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.78
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital Stereo - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Dario Argento has made some of the most important horror films of the last thirty years. Films such as "Deep Red," "Tenebre," "The Stendhal Syndrome," and his masterpiece, "Suspiria," have frightened audiences with Argento's signature style consisting of dizzying camera angles, elliptical imagery, and buckets of blood. This documentary on his work studies all of the giallo master's films through his upcoming "Sleepless." Argento himself comments on his career and divulges some of the secrets he has used in his craft. Also interviewed are Piper Laurie, Alice Cooper, and another master of horror, John Carpenter.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Brilliantly mixing gore, vivid colors, and twisting stories filled with black-gloved murderers and dashes of the supernatural, Dario Argento's films have combined the best of horror and art house cinema. For over thirty years Argento has produced one classic shocker after another, such as "Deep Red," "Suspiria," "Tenebre," and "Opera." Now go behind the scenes and learn the dark secrets behind Argento's movie alchemy, including his striking rock-influenced music, groundbreaking special effects, dizzying camera work, and haunting imagery, from his early mystery masterpieces to his latest thriller, "Sleepless." Features interviews with John Carpenter, Alice Cooper, Keith Emerson, and actresses Jessica Harper and Piper Laurie.