The 1982 Lucio Fulci directed film “The New York Ripper“ has received a new 4K restoration and is being re-released to Blu-ray Disc in a Limited Edition on June 25th, via Blue Underground. This restoration source was from the uncensored original camera negative. The highly controversial horror film starred Jack Hedley, Almanta Suska, Howard Ross, Andrea Occhipinti, Alexandra Delli Colli, and Paolo Malco.
Tech specs for the new Blu-ray include full 1080p HD video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with both DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 and Mono mixes, as well as Dolby Digital 5.1 and 1.0 Mono sound. The release will come in the form of a 3-Disc set featuring a DVD of the film and the Soundtrack to the film included on a CD (compact disc). You can now find this Limited Edition Blu-ray available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Audio Commentary with Troy Howarth,
- Author of Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and His Films
- The Art Of Killing – Interview with Co-Writer Dardano Sacchetti
- Three Fingers Of Violence – Interview with Star Howard Ross
- The Second Victim – Interview with Co-Star Cinzia de Ponti
- The Broken Bottle Murder – Interview with Co-Star Zora Kerova
- “I’m an Actress!” – 2009 Interview with Co-Star Zora Kerova
- The Beauty Killer – Interview with Stephen Thrower,
- Author of Beyond Terror: The Films of Lucio Fulci
- Paint Me Blood Red – Interview with Poster Artist Enzo Sciotti
- NYC Locations Then and Now
- Theatrical Trailer
- Poster & Still Gallery
- THE NEW YORK RIPPER Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD by Francesco De Masi
- Collectible Booklet with new essay by Travis Crawford
Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film featuring the 4K restoration. Be warned, it contains nudity and is NSFW (not safe for work).