The Asphyx (Blu-ray)
Directed by Peter Newbrook
Writers Brian Comport (Screenplay) , Christina Beers (Story) and Laurence Beers (Story)
Composed by Bill McGuffie
Produced by John Brittany
Directed by Peter Newbrook
Blending elements of Gothic horror with the more contemporary ingredients of steampunk, THE ASPHYX has emerged from obscurity to become a cult favorite of the sci-fi/fantasy genre. Utilizing an experimental photographic device, a scientist (Robert Stephens) captures what appears to be the image of the Asphyx—the ancient Greek spirit of the dead. With the help of his adopted son (Robert Powell), he conducts further experiments and conceives of a way to harness the Asphyx and thereby gain immortality. But, as every visionary scientist should know, defying the laws of the natural and spiritual world unleashes dreadful consequences.
This reconstruction of the extended version of The Asphyx blends HD footage mastered from the 35mm negative with SD footage mastered from a U.S. release print (of inferior quality). As a result, significant shifts in image quality will occur.
Blu-ray Extras Include:
- Mastered in HD from the 35mm negative
- Standard UK release version (86 Min.) and extended US cut (98 Min.)
- Theatrical trailer
- Photo gallery
Cinematography by 3-Time Academy AwardÃ‚Â® WinnerÃ¯Â¿Â½ Freddie Young
Ã¯Â¿Â½ Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), Ryan’s Daughter (1970)
Interested in bringing The Asphyx to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
The Asphyx may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
RT' @outmagazine': She. Looked. BAD. Before #TheQueen’s return to' @IFCCenter',' @KinoLorber' is releasing #CrystalLaBeija’s iconic reading scen…
Two weeks until "the mother of all #drag documentaries" (NYTimes) THE QUEEN kicks off its re-release at' @IFCCenter'!…' https://t.co/LtuCizBH4D'
We are 😍 for this gorgeous new poster (by the incomparable Akiko Stehrenberger) for Louis Garrel's A FAITHFUL MAN s…' https://t.co/rFOnC3VvDC'
RT' @r_emmet': This just in: Peter Pan (1924), out on Blu-ray and DVD July 9th in a new 2K restoration. Includes audio interview with Esther…
RT' @TheMtnFilm': One week until the NY Premiere of THE MOUNTAIN at BAM cinemaFest. Q&A with filmmaker Rick Alverson to follow. Get your tick…
RT' @shinbowi3': bi gan when the title card appears at the 70min mark of long days journey into night ' https://t.co/FWhYXtn0Uf'
Just three days left in our June Swoon Blu-ray Sale, featuring over 250 arthouse and silent classics!…' https://t.co/Qg6szQbvXC'
RT' @firstshowing': New US Trailer for Louis Garrel's 'A Faithful Man' with Laetitia Casta' https://t.co/2oR9wenHQU' #AFaithfulMan #LouisGarrel…
RT' @LTSanFran': Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt's feature film debut #Diamantino will open at the #OperaPlaza 6/28 as part of our #FilmC…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing email@example.com or calling 212-629-6880.