Sleepwalker

An evening of drunkenness and sexual rivalry turns bloody. Released 23 September.

When wealthy couple Richard and Angela visit Marion and Alex in their decaying family home, an evening of drunkenness and sexual rivalry turns bloody as the guests fall victim to an unhinged attacker.

Featuring a rare performance from director Bill Douglas (Bill Douglas Trilogy, Comrades), and starring Joanna David and Heather Page (both of whom would go on to work with Douglas in Comrades), this outrageous mix of biting satire and stylish horror recalls the work of otherwise unlikely bedfellows, Lindsay Anderson and Dario Argento.

The stellar cast also includes Nickolas Grace, and features cameos by Fulton MacKay, Michael Medwin and Raymond Huntley.

Special features

  • Presented in both High Definition and Standard Definition.
  • The Insomniac (Rodney Giesler, 1971, 45 min): a man experiences a night-time world that is part nightmare, part sexual fantasy.
  • Stepping Out (Saxon Logan , 1977, 10 min): a couple’s untraditional early morning ritual is observed in a short drama which originally supported Polanski’s The Tenant in UK cinemas.
  • O Lucky Man: Saxon logan in Conversation (2013, 72 mins): exclusive feature-length interview with the director of Sleepwalker.
  • Extensive illustrated booklet with new essays on all films and complete credits.

Product information

    • Certificate

      U

    • Colour

      Colour

    • Sound

      Sound

    • Running time

      50mins

    • Original aspect ratio

      1.85:1

    • DVD region

      • 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland, French Overseas departments and territories

    • Blu-ray region

      • B - Includes most European and Middle-Eastern countries, all of Africa, Australia and New Zealand

    • Catalogue number

      BFIB1147

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