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The Untamed in cinemas in August, on Blu-ray & DVD in September

16 June 2017

Celebrated filmmaker Amat Escalante follows up his critically lauded features Heli and Los Bastardos with the award-winning The Untamed, which critics have called “ferociously intelligent” (Jonathan Romney, Screen) and “brilliant, frightening” (Rory O’Connor, The Film Stage).

Alejandra is a housewife, raising two boys with husband Angel in a small city. Her brother Fabian works as a nurse in a local hospital. Their provincial lives are upset with the arrival of the mysterious Veronica. Sex and love can be fragile in certain regions where strong family values, hypocrisy, homophobia, and male chauvinism exist. Veronica convinces them that in the nearby woods, inside an isolated cabin, dwells something not of this world that could be the answer to all of their problems. Something whose force they cannot resist and with whom they must make peace or suffer its wrath.

Escalante’s film mixes Lovecraftian science fiction with social commentary as he tackles themes including corruption and social injustice, a mix that has won acclaim including the Silver Lion at the prestigious Venice Film Festival and Best Director at Austin’s Fantastic Fest.

The Untamed Blu-ray

The Untamed will be released in UK cinemas on 18 August 2017 by Arrow Films, which will be followed by a Blu-ray and DVD release on 25 September 2017 on the Arrow Academy label at the RRP of £19.99 for the Blu-ray and £15.99 for the DVD.

Blu-ray and DVD Special Edition contents:

  • High Definition digital transfer
  • 5.1 DTS-HD Master audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original international art and newly commissioned artwork by the Twins of Evil
  • First pressing only: Booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic and author Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, writing by critic Jonathan Romney, the director’s statement and extracts from the press book, illustrated with original stills

Plus more to be announced!