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Cold Light of Day

Arrow   (1989) / Region 1
Cold Light of Day
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Cold Light of Day

February, 1983. Detectives are called to a residential address in the London suburbs following reports that the drains have been clogged by human remains. One of the property's residents, Dennis Nilsen - a mild-mannered and unassuming civil servant - is brought in for questioning, leading to the discovery of one of the most shocking and disturbing cases of serial murder ever to rock Britain. Offering a grim and gritty retelling of the story of Nilsen, often dubbed the British Jeffery Dahmer, 1989's Cold Light of Day stars Bob Flag as Nilsen-cipher Jorden March, delivering one of the most chilling and credible portrayals of a serial killer ever committed to screen. From writer-director Fhiona-Louise, Cold Light of Day - which picked up the UCCA Venticitta Award at the 1990 Venice International Film Festival - is a hugely underseen and underrated British effort that can stand proudly alongside the likes of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer as one of the most unflinching true-crime films of all time.

Bonus features include: Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly-commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx, Limited Edition Die-cut O-card, Limited Edition collectors booklet featuring new writing on the film by Jo Botting and a look at how the press reported Dennis Nilsens real-life crimes by Jeff Billington, Two short films starring Cold Light of Day director Fhiona-Louise and photographed by Star Wars DP David Tattershall, newly restored in HD: Metropolis Apocalypse (1988, 11 mins) and Sleepwalker (1993, 2 mins), Re-Release Trailer, Original Cold Light of Day promo film made to raise financing for the feature , Newly-filmed interview with actor Martin Byrne-Quinn, Newly-filmed interview with actor Steve Munroe, Brand new audio commentary with film historians/writers Dean Brandum and Andrew Nette, Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, Brand new audio commentary with writer/director Fhiona-Louise, Original uncompressed mono audio, Brand new 2K restoration from the original 16mm camera negative approved by director Fhiona-Louise.


  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Aug 05 2020
  • Production Year 1989
  • Empire SKU 2749915
  • Studio  Arrow
  • Packaging Keep
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-SL


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