Nekromantik is the one-of-a-kind classic from cult director Jörg Buttgereit. Never before released on home video in the UK, Nekromantik plunges the viewer into an unremittingly bleak world of depravity and necrophilia weaving the tale of Rob Schmadtke, a man who finds himself competing for the affections of his girlfriend with a putrefying cadaver.
3-DISC DIRECTOR-APPROVED LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS
- High Definition Blu-ray & Standard Definition DVD presentation of three Buttgereit films: Nekromantik (1987), Hot Love (1985) [29 mins] and Horror Heaven (1984) [23 mins]
- Optional English subtitles for all three films
- Limited Edition packaging featuring new artwork by Gilles Vranckx
- Individually-numbered #/3,000 Certificate
- Set of 5 Exclusive Limited Edition Nekromantik polaroid postcards
- Exclusive Limited Edition 100-page book.
DISC 1 [BLU-RAY] & DISC 2 [DVD] NEKROMANTIK & JÖRG BUTTGEREIT SHORT FILMS
- Nekromantik audio commentary with Jörg Buttgereit and co writer Franz Rodenkirchen
- Hot Love audio commentary with Buttgereit
- Horror Heaven audio commentary with Buttgereit
- Director s introduction to Nekromantik
- Alternative Grindhouse Version of Nekromantik, newly-transferred for this release from the only existing 35mm print [Blu-ray only]
- In Conversation with The Death King A brand-new 2014 interview with Buttgereit conducted exclusively for this release
- Morbid Fascination: The Nekromantik Legacy A brand-new 2014 documentary looking at the impact of the film on the horror scene both in the UK and abroad, featuring interviews with genre critic Alan Jones, Marc Morris, producer of Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide Parts 1 & 2, and Buttgereit biographer David Kerekes
- Q&A with Buttgereit recorded at Glasgow s Centre for Contemporary Arts (2014)
- The Making of Nekromantik A vintage doc featuring a wealth of behind-the-scenes footage, newly-transferred in HD and viewable with two different audio tracks: an English commentary with Buttgereit, co-author Franz Rodenkirchen and David Kerekes, and a German-language audio track featuring radio interviews with Buttgereit, Rodenkirchen and producer Manfred Jelinski
- Nekromantik Featurette A look back at the film s production, featuring interviews with Buttgereit and Jelinski, produced for the film s 10-year anniversary German VHS release
- Nekromantik Premiere A short featurette comprised of footage from the film s premiere in Berlin, January 1988
- Das Letzte A short featurette comprising footage from the 1985 premiere of Hot Love
- Horror Heaven trailer featuring outtakes from the film
- Two Buttgereit-directed music videos: I Can t Let Go by Shock Therapy (1995) and Lemmy, I m a Feminist by Half Girl (2013)
- Complete collection of Buttgereit feature film trailers: Nekromantik, Der Todesking, Nekromantik 2 and Schramm
- Extensive image gallery including behind-the-scenes stills and the rare, surrealist German-language Nekromantik comic by Berlin artist Fil, reproduced in its entirety.
DISC 3 [CD] SOUNDTRACK: ULTIMATE EDITION LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE
- 27-track CD featuring the complete Nekromantik soundtrack composed and performed by star Daktari Lorenz and musicians John Boy Walton and Hermann Kopp, plus rare tracks from Hot Love.
100-PAGE BOOK LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE
Exclusive bound book featuring a new article on Nekromantik from critic Graham Rae, alongside pieces from writers David Kerekes, Kier-La Janisse,Linnie Blake and an archive interview with necrophile Karen Greenlee illustrated with new art and stills.