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Believe the hype – It Follows – leads the way as a genuinely scary, modern horror classic and now this nightmare inducing freakout fest, from award-winning director David Robert Mitchell, is about to creep up and shock you with an immense new Limited Edition 4K UHD / Blu-ray dual release from Second Sight Films.
Lauded by critics and audiences alike, It Follows has been described by The Independent as ‘Ingenious…... gets under the skin’ and by Little White Lies as ‘Petrifying and refreshingly original… unremittingly pursues the two greatest themes in both art and life’ and now Second Sight Films has relentlessly chased down the best special features, contributors and design for a stellar must-have release of this seminal film.
Care-free high school student Jay Height (Maika Monroe, Independence Day: Resurgence) has just started dating a ‘nice’ guy – Hugh (Jake Weary, Zombeavers), but they have sex, everything changes and life will never be the same again.
When she wakes up, she’s tied up in a deserted parking lot, where Hugh reveals his dark and disturbing secret, he’s passed on something unimaginable, a deadly curse that will see her relentlessly pursued by evil… A shapeshifting force It follows its victims and will stop at nothing to kill them. The only way to escape, is to pass it on to another person through sex.
The brand-new Limited Edition is OUT NOW and is presented in a stunning box with new artwork by Thinh Dinh alongside a 150 page book, with new essays. There will also be Standard Editions in 4K/UHD and Blu-ray, and all versions come complete with a host of fantastic extras, please see full details below.
Dual format edition including both UHD and Blu-ray with main feature and bonus features
Second Sight Films 4K master produced in conjunction with original post production facility
Approved by director David Robert Mitchell
UHD presented in Dolby Vision HDR
New Dolby Atmos audio track produced by Second Sight Films
New audio commentary by Joshua Grimm
Audio commentary by Danny Leigh and Mark Jancovich
Chasing Ghosts: a new interview with actor Keir Gilchrist
Following: a new interview with actor Olivia Luccardi
It's in the House: an interview with Producer David Kaplan
Composing a Masterpiece: an interview with composer Rich Vreeland
A Girl's World: an interview with production designer Michael Perry
It Follows - The Architecture of Loneliness: a video essay by Joseph Wallace
Limited Edition Contents
Rigid slipcase with new artwork by Thinh Dinh
150 page book with new essays by Anne Billson, Martyn Conterio, Kat Ellinger, Eugenio Ercolani, Matt Glasby, Kat Hughes, Jennie Kermode and Katie Rife
Six collectors' art cards