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29 April 2013

Retromedia goes H.P. Lovecraft in THE DARK SLEEP (review)

 DTV old school effects auteur Brett Piper (BACTERIUM) tackles H.P. Lovecraft in THE DARK SLEEP.  Loosely based on "The Dreams of the Witch House", THE DARK SLEEP tells the story of a divorced woman whose new house inspires nightmares about creatures from another dimension.  Is she having a nervous breakdown or is are her dreams allowing the "crawling chaos" to come into this world?

REVIEW LINK: Retromedia/Bayview (US) Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-in)

THE DARK SLEEP DVD specs:
  • 16:9 anamorphic 1.78:1 widescreen
  • English Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
  •  Audio Commentary by writer/director Brett Piper, producer Mark Polonia, photographer Anthony Polonia, and actors Steve Diasparra and Ken VanSant
  • Making-of
  • Outtakes
  • CGI or not CGI featurette
  • Trailer

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