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Here Alone was one of the best films at last summer’s Frightfest. Directed by Rod Blackhurst, Here Alone is set during the aftermath of a viral epidemic that renders the majority of the human population deranged monsters. It’s an interesting spin on the zombie genre, which has at times become a little stagnant. We enjoyed the refreshing take so much it earned our highest accolade, a full five stars.
Today the film lands in U.S cinemas and on UK iTunes. Ahead of the release we fired some questions at Blackhurst, here’s what he had to say about the project:
How would you describe Here Alone to someone not familiar with it?
People often ask me is Here Alone a genre film or an indie drama. Here’s what I tell them. »
- Kat Hughes
Kl Studio Classics
1951 / B&W / 1:37 flat Academy / 99 min. / Street Date February 7, 2017 / available through Kino Lorber / 29.95
Starring : James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins, Janette Scott, Niall MacGinnis, Kenneth More, Ronald Squire, Elizabeth Allan, Jill Clifford, Felix Aylmer, Dora Bryan, Maurice Denham, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Bessie Love, Karel Stepanek.
Cinematography: Georges Périnal
Film Editor: Manuel del Campo
Original Music: Malcolm Arnold
Produced by: Louis D. Lighton
Directed by Henry Koster
A few years back, whenever a desired title came up on list for a Fox, Columbia or Warners’ Mod (made-on-demand) DVD, my first reaction was disappointment: we really want to see our favorites released in the better disc format, Blu-ray. But things have changed. As Mod announcements thin out, we have seen an explosion of library titles remastered in HD. »
- Glenn Erickson
2 items from 2017
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