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Cornel Wilde's The Naked Prey on dual format in October
Eureka Entertainment are to release leading man turned auteur Cornel Wilde’s 1965 cult favourite The Naked Prey, a manhunt of indescribable terror and screaming suspense, in the UK on Blu-ray in a special Dual Format Edition as part of the Masters of Cinema Series on 19th October 2015.
Known mostly as an actor of the studio era, Cornel Wilde took on a parallel career as an independent producer, writer, and director to create a series of films that explored man in the midst of extreme dramatic situations – and The Naked Prey is perhaps his most personal and violent rumination.
Set in nineteenth-century Africa’s colonial periods, Wilde portrays an unnamed safari guide whose group encounters and subsequently insults a local tribe. Following the execution of the other party members, Wilde alone is the last to be spared and is given a head start to elude his pursuers as game to be hunted for retributive satisfaction, unless and until he can attain safety…
The Naked Prey remains a special entry in the cinema of actors-turned-auteurs, which also includes such luminaries as Robert Montgomery, Charles Laughton, and Ida Lupino.
The Naked Prey will be released on UK dual format (Blu-ray and DVD) on 19th October 2015 by Eureka! Entertainment as part of the Masters of Cinema series at the SRP of £15.95.
Featuring a gorgeous 1080p presentation of the film on Blu-ray, the disc will have the following extra features:
Original theatrical trailer
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
24-page booklet featuring an essay on the film, rare archival imagery, and more!