'Suspiria' Blu-Ray Gets December Release Date

In honor of its 40th anniversary, the surreal horror classic Suspiria is coming to Blu-ray on December 31 from Synapse Films. The two-disc Blu-ray set not only comes with a 4K restoration of the original Italian cut of the film, but also a bonus CD of the film's remastered soundtrack.

The steelbook release of the Blu-ray is limited to only 6,000, so you'll definitely want to pre-order the limited set to ensure you get a copy of the impressive release.

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(Photo: Synapse Films)

Supplemental features of the collection are as follows:

  • Limited edition of only 6000 units produced
  • Exclusive Steelbook packaging and collector's o-card sleeve, featuring artwork from Malleus, Van Orton Design, Juan José Saldarriaga & Chris MacGibbon
  • Three-disc [Two Blu-rays + One CD] limited collector’s edition (only 6000 units) containing a new 4K restoration of the original uncut, uncensored Italian 35mm camera negative exclusively done by Synapse Films, with color correction supervised and approved by Suspiria Director of Photography, Luciano Tovoli
  • Original 4.0 1977 English language LCRS sound mix not heard since the theatrical release in 1977, presented in high-resolution DTS-HD MA 96 Khz/24-bit audio
  • Italian 5.1 surround sound mix
  • Two audio commentaries by authors and Argento scholars, Derek Botelho, David Del Valle & Troy Howarth
  • Do You Know Anything About Witches? - 30-minute Suspiria visual essay written, edited and narrated by Michael Mackenzie
  • Suzy in Nazi Germany – Featurette on the German locations from Suspiria
  • A Sigh from the Depths: 40 Years of Suspiria – All-new anniversary retrospective on the making of the film and its influence on cinema
  • Olga’s Story – Interview with star Barbara Magnolfi
  • Original theatrical trailers, TV spots and radio spots
  • Special Collector Edition Booklet containing an American Cinematographer interview with Luciano Tovoli, liner notes by Derek Botelho and restoration notes by Vincent Pereira & Don May, Jr. Cover artwork by Matthew Therrien Illustration
  • “International Classics” English “Breathing Letters” opening credit sequence from U.S. release version
  • Alternate All-English opening and closing credits sequences, playable via seamless branching
  • Newly translated, removable English SDH subtitles for the English language version
  • Newly translated, removable English subtitles for the Italian language version
  • Exclusive CD remaster of Goblin’s Suspiria motion picture soundtrack, containing additional tracks not included on the original 1977 soundtrack release

Luca Guadagnino has directed a loose remake of the film, which is slated for release some time next year.

You can head to Synapse Films' website to pre-order your copy of the set now.

[H/T Synapse Films]