Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau (2014) is the latest horror movie documentary about a movie filming that turned into a disaster. The special three-disc Blu-ray / DVD release date is set for July 14, 2015 and I am going to be watching this the first chance I get. This has to be funny, tragic and shocking in some ways.
LOST SOUL - THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU Award Winning Documentary Blu-Ray Specs
Disc Streets 7/14/15 Including Special 3 Disc ‘House Of Pain’ Edition With Out-Takes, Audio Book and Long Lost Silent Version Of Moreau
The acclaimed Severin Films original production LOST SOUL - THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU will make its Blu-ray and DVD debut on July 14th. Discs will contain over an hour of out-takes, additional interviews with John Frankenheimer and Barbara Steele, concept art gallery with Stanley commentary, Boar Man Diary featurette, location featurette and more.
The Special ‘House Of Pain’ Edition will also contain a DVD of the long thought lost 1921 German version of Moreau THE ISLAND OF THE LOST with English subtitles, plus more interview featurettes. A third disc will contain a brand new audiobook recording of H.G. Wells’ ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau’ read by Richard Stanley.
In 1995, visionary writer/director Richard Stanley (HARDWARE, DUST DEVIL) got the green light for his dream project: An epic adaptation of H.G. Wells’ ‘The Island Of Doctor Moreau’ starring Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer. But only days into production, an unprecedented storm of natural disasters, monstrous egos and disturbing imagery - along with chaos, insanity and witchcraft - would trigger perhaps the most infamous behind-the-scenes catastrophe in modern movie history. Now director/producer David Gregory (THE THEATRE BIZARRE, PLAGUE TOWN) reveals the untold story behind "one of the all-time greatest cinematic train wrecks" (Variety) in this "wonderfully weird and gripping" (Entertainment Weekly) documentary featuring never-before-seen footage, startling new interviews with actors Fairuza Balk, Marco Hofschneider and Rob Morrow, studio executives, crew members and Stanley himself.
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)
Synopsis: A behind the scenes chronicle of how clash of vision, bad creative decisions, lack of interest and really bad weather plagued the disastrous production of the infamous The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996).
Directors: David Gregory
Writers: David Gregory
Producers: Chris Alexander, John Cregan, Carl Daft, Anthony Egan, David Gregory
Musicians: Mark Raskin
Editors: Douglas Buck
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