Golden Age Slasher CURTAINS Opens On Blu-ray & DVD From Synapse Films!


When you think of classics of the slasher subgenre, you’re guaranteed to think of the golden age era in which they thrived: HALLOWEEN, BLACK CHRISTMAS, MANIAC, THE BURNING, etc. But what about the more obscure titles that maybe aren’t as great, but should rank right amongst the aforementioned? Films like INTRUDER, SLAUGHTER HIGH, and maybe the grandaddy of them all: CURTAINS!

Canada’s mostly unseen (apart from voracious viewers) tax shelter slasher is dripping with atmosphere, inventive kills, and created a memorable icon in the hag-masked killer. Now, 30 years after its’ release, Synapse Films is bringing CURTAINS to Blu-ray & DVD! Mastered in 2K from the original negative, CURTAINS comes packed with brand new bonus features and a 5.1 surround remix (as well as the original mono for purists sake)!

Read on below, and watch for CURTAINS to open July 8th!

Bonus Features:

  • The Ultimate Nightmare: The Making of CURTAINS Retrospective
  • Audio Commentary with Stars Lesleh Donaldson and Lynne Griffin
  • Audio Interviews with Producer Peter R. Simpson and Star Samantha Eggar
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • New 5.1 Surround Remix


A group of women gather for a weekend casting call at the secluded mansion of director Jonathan Stryker. He’s searching for the perfect woman to play the role of the crazed character “Audra”, and these women are just dying for the chance to play her! Stryker’s last star, Samantha Sherwood, is so determined to get the part, she committed herself to an asylum to prepare for the role. Unfortunately for all, a crazed killer in a disgusting “hag” mask is viciously murdering everyone one by one. Who will survive the final curtain call?

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