Horror/Romance Hybrid SPRING Gets New Artwork, DVD/Bluray Release Date

unnamed (34)It’s no secret that all of us at Icons of Fright loved Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead’s horror/romance hybrid of a gem, SPRING (review). The filmmaking duo not only caught people off guard with their previous film, RESOLUTION, but gave audiences one of the most interesting and unique films in a long time with the Lou Taylor Pucci (EVIL DEAD)-led SPRING, and gathered acclaim for the completely entertaining and heartfelt film. It’s no surprise that Drafthouse Films swooped in the acquire the film, and now courtesy of Drafthouse, along with filmbuff and Anchor Bay, the love and monster tale is set to hit shelves, when SPRING makes its DVD/Bluray debut this coming June 2nd. Complete with brand new artwork, the film will be available in DVD as well as a Best Buy exclusive Bluray on that date, then will hit other stores beginning August 11th.

After the death of his mother and a bar fight that could lead to jail time, sous-chef Evan (Lou Taylor Pucci, Evil Dead, Thumbsucker) flees California for Italy. While backpacking along the spectacular cliffs of the Adriatic coast, he stops in an idyllic village, where he meets and instantly connects with the enchanting and mysterious Louise (European TV star Nadia Hilker in a breakout role). A flirtatious romance begins to bloom between the two – however, Evan soon realizes that the voracious Louise harbors a monstrous, primordial secret that could put both their relationship and their lives in jeopardy.

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Special Features on the Spring release will include:
Audio commentary with writer-producer-editor-director Justin Benson and producer-editor-cinematographer-director Aaron Moorhead
Feature-length “The Making of Spring”
Deleted scenes
SFX case studies
Proof of Concept short
Alternate ending
Featurettes “The Talented Mr. Evan,” “Angelo: The Worst Farmer,” “Wankster Girlfriend Monologue” and “Evan Ti Odio.”
Promo videos
English subtitles for the hearing impaired, Spanish subtitles

One thought on “Horror/Romance Hybrid SPRING Gets New Artwork, DVD/Bluray Release Date

  1. The movie shocked the hell out me, but was very good. The acting is very natural — should definitely be checked out.

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