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Wicked World

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Released: 15th August 2022. Part of the 101 Films x AGFA range. Total horror anarchy from the makers of THINGS! In 1989, filmmaker Barry J. Gillis and friends renewed the world’s faith in Canada with the horror brainbomb known as THINGS. But that was only the beginning. Virtually unseen until now, WICKED WORLD is not only Gillis’ 1991 follow-up to THINGS — it’s also a new form of genre anarchy. Grant Ekland (Gillis) is a cop who is haunted by the death of his girlfriend at the hands of a psychotic slasher named Harold. When Harold is released from an asylum, there’s only one option for Ekland: revenge! Filled with metal riffage, gnarly ultra-violence, and experimental techniques, WICKED WORLD feels like what would happen if Salvador Dali injected acid directly into his brain while staring at a Cannibal Corpse LP cover. This is a highly personal treatise on the toxicity of society from one of the most singular filmmakers in trash horror history. If you survive WICKED WORLD, you’ll never forget it. Special Features: New transfer of the cut from the original 3/4” master tapes  Unseen 2019 director’s cut  Commentary with director Barry J. Gillis  REALITY: BEHIND THE SCENES OF WICKED WORLD documentary  Video Essay: A TRIBUTE TO EDDIE PLATT Video Essay: TOMORROW’S DREAM Marshall Law video Original trailer English subtitles

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  • Details

    Released:
    15th August 2022
    Category:
    Horror
    Studio:
    101 Films
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Certification:
    18 – Suitable only for adult
    Barcode:
    5037899075579
  • Description

    Part of the 101 Films x AGFA range.

    Total horror anarchy from the makers of THINGS!

    In 1989, filmmaker Barry J. Gillis and friends renewed the world’s faith in Canada with the horror brainbomb known as THINGS. But that was only the beginning. Virtually unseen until now, WICKED WORLD is not only Gillis’ 1991 follow-up to THINGS — it’s also a new form of genre anarchy. Grant Ekland (Gillis) is a cop who is haunted by the death of his girlfriend at the hands of a psychotic slasher named Harold. When Harold is released from an asylum, there’s only one option for Ekland: revenge! Filled with metal riffage, gnarly ultra-violence, and experimental techniques, WICKED WORLD feels like what would happen if Salvador Dali injected acid directly into his brain while staring at a Cannibal Corpse LP cover. This is a highly personal treatise on the toxicity of society from one of the most singular filmmakers in trash horror history. If you survive WICKED WORLD, you’ll never forget it.

    Special Features:
    • New transfer of the cut from the original 3/4” master tapes 
    • Unseen 2019 director’s cut 
    • Commentary with director Barry J. Gillis 
    • REALITY: BEHIND THE SCENES OF WICKED WORLD documentary 
    • Video Essay: A TRIBUTE TO EDDIE PLATT
    • Video Essay: TOMORROW’S DREAM
    • Marshall Law video
    • Original trailer
    • English subtitles
    Region Code:
    Region B
    Duration:
    103 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Interactive Menu
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