1973 Dario Argento Film ‘The Five Days’ Headed to 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray March 28 From MVD and Severin

The 1973 Dario Argento-directed drama The Five Days will be released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc March 28 from MVD Entertainment Group and Severin Films.

Set during the 1848 five-day siege of Milan by the Austrian army, the film follows a cynical thief (pop star Adriano Celentano) who teams with a naïve young baker (Enzo Cerusico of The Dead Are Alive!) to survive the brutality and absurdity of the Italian Revolution. Marilù Tolo (The Scorpion With Two Tales), Glauco Onorato (Black Sabbath) and Salvatore Baccaro (The Beast in Heat) co-star in this dark action-comedy that reflected turbulent ’70s Italy and Argento’s own politics, from a story co-written by Enzo Ungari (The Last Emperor) and Luigi Cozzi (Paganini Horror) with a score by Giorgio Gaslini (Deep Red), now scanned in 4K from the original negative with more than four and a half hours of new special features.

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Special features include audio commentary with Troy Howarth, author of Murder by Design: The Unsane Cinema Of Dario Argento, and Mondo Digital’s Nathaniel Thompson; “Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution,” an interview with director Dario Argento; “The Battle for Freedom,” an interview with screenwriter Luigi Cozzi; an interview with executive producer Claudio Argento; “An Italian Story, ” an interview with actress Carla Tatò; “Home Delivery,” an interview with actress Luisa De Santis; “174 Years Ago,” an interview with production manager Angelo Iacono; Dario Argento: The Man, The Myths & The Magic author Alan Jones on the film; the trailer; and TV spots.

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