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Murder Obsession Syndrome Riccardo Freda Limited Blu-ray Raro Video Radiance

Murder Obsession Syndrome Riccardo Freda Limited Blu-ray Raro Video Radiance

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Two versions (including the uncut Italian version) of Riccardo Freda's slasher giallo!

Introducing Raro Video's Limited Edition Blu-ray for Riccardo Freda's 1981 thriller, Murder Obsession (aka Murder Syndrome). Michael Stanford (Stefano Patrizi, The Tough Ones) is on a break from shooting his latest horror film with his friends, visiting his mother (Anita Strindberg, Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key) at their family estate. A series of heinous murders follow and Michael is the main suspect due to his revelation that he murdered his father as a child. Is Michael’s past coming back to haunt him or is there another explanation?

Italian genre legend Riccardo Freda’s (The Horrible Dr. Hichcock) final film is a deliriously extravagant late-period giallo with the director’s signature gothic flourishes, featuring a great supporting cast including Laura Gemser (Black Emmanuelle), John Richardson (Black Sunday) and Martine Brochard (Eyeball).

Limited Edition Features: 
  • Limited edition booklet with new writing by Mikel J. Koven, author of La Dolce Morte: Vernacular Cinema and the Italian Giallo
  • Limited edition of 3000 copies, presented in full-height Scanavo packaging with limited edition booklet and reversible sleeve


  • High Definition digital transfer from the original camera negative presented in two versions: the original uncut Italian edit with the original score and, for the first time on digital formats, the shorter re-edited English version and electronic score
  • Uncompressed mono PCM audio Audio commentary by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
  • Interview with make-up effects artist Sergio Stivaletti
  • Interview with composer Claudio Simonetti
  • Appreciation by filmmaker Gabriele Albanesi
  • Deleted scene
  • Reversible sleeve featuring artwork based on original posters
  • New and improved English subtitle translation for Italian audio and English SDH for English audio
Technical Specs:
  • Year: 1981
  • Region Code: ABC
  • Audio: Mono Picture: 1.85:1
  • Runtime: 91/97
  • Language: Italian/English
  • Subtitles: English
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