While director William Friedkin will always be known as the director of arguably the scariest film ever made (The Exorcist, duh) the truth be told it is but one film in a long and impressive list of cinema gems. One such gem is the 1990 creepfest The Guardian.
If you’ve never seen it – hang onto your hats. Scream Factory has just announced all the details on the upcoming Blu-ray release that they are spearheading and as always – they are knocking it out of the park. Check all this out!
William Friedkin, the Academy Award® winning director of The Exorcist, delivers a new kind of fairy tale for adults. A handsome young couple finds the perfect live-in babysitter to look after their newborn child. It seems like a fairy tale, until ancient, supernatural forces turn the couples dream into a nightmare. On January 19, 2016, SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present THE GUARDIAN, arriving for the first time on Blu-ray™. A film by William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The Hunted), the supernatural thriller stars Jenny Seagrove (Local Hero), Dwier Broan (Red Dragon) and Carey Lowell (License to Kill).
· NEW- A Happy Coincidence – an interview with actor Dwier Brown
· NEW From Strasberg to The Guardian – an interview with actor Gary Swanson
· NEW A Mother’s Journey – an interview with actress Natalija Nogulich
· NEW Scoring The Guardian – an interview with composer Jack Hues
· NEW Tree Woman: The Effects of The Guardian – an interview with makeup effects artist Matthew Mungle
· Return to the Genre – an interview with director/co-writer William Friedkin
· The Nanny – an interview with actress Jenny Seagrove
· Don’t Go Into the Woods – an interview with co-writer Stephen Volk
· Still Gallery of Behind-the-Scenes photos
In his first horror film since The Exorcist, Oscar-winning director William Friedkin spins a terrifying tale based on every parent’s worst fear. Jenny Seagrove portrays the enchanting guardian who enters the home of new parents Phil (Dwier Brown) and Kate (Carey Lowell) possessing impeccable references and an affinity for children. But as her true intentions are revealed, the battle for the child’s soul begins in this chilling film based on Dan Greenburg’s popular novel, The Nanny.
We don’t have to wait long for this one – Jan. 19th is when this one hits shelves.