First look/news: Ti West’s “THE SACRAMENT” Blu-ray/DVDetails and artMovies/TV,News Michael Gingold
After going to THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL and siccing ghosts on THE INNKEEPERS, writer/director Ti West gets religion with the docu-style chiller THE SACRAMENT. Read on for the first details and cover art for the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray releases.
Fango got the word that Magnolia Home Entertainment will issue THE SACRAMENT, on which Eli Roth was a producer, on DVD and Blu-ray August 19 on the Magnet Pictures label. Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen and Kentucker Audley star as an on-line journalistic team who trek to a Central American compound called Eden Parish, where a charismatic leader known only as Father (Gene Jones) presides. His congregation at first seem to be living in a utopian paradise, until cracks in the facade begin to show and the frightening truth behind Eden Parish reveals itself. Extras on the discs will include:
• Audio commentary
• Cast and filmmaker interviews
• Deleted scenes
• Making-of featurette
• Behind-the-scenes material
• “AXS TV: A Look at THE SACRAMENT”
Retail prices are $26.98 for the DVD, $29.98 for the Blu-ray. See our review of THE SACRAMENT here; West discusses the movie in Fango #333, now on sale.