Now here is some really unexpected and cool news! Kino Lorber’s new 2k restoration of the 1981 cult classic The Pit will have a limited theatrical release, to be followed by a Blu-ray and DVD release on October 18th, just in time for Halloween.
Visit the Kino Lorber website for playdates, theatre listings, and links to buy tickets! Check out this newly commissioned trailer! Inhale the 80s insanity!
The Pit (1981)
Brand New 2K Restoration!
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: October 18, 2016 BUY IT HERE – DVD or Blu-ray
Director: Lew Lehman
Starring: Sammy Snyders, Jeannie Elias, Sonja Smith, Laura Hollingsworth, Richard Alden
Jamie wouldn’t kill anyone… unless Teddy told him to! Twelve-year-old Jamie (Sammy Snyders, Tom Sawyer of TV’s Huckleberry Finn and His Friends) is one creepy kid… he has a perverse obsession with sex, his only friend is an evil teddy bear, and he’s the only one who knows about the hole in the forest where he feeds raw meat to a ravenous pack of mutant troglodytes. Jamie will teach everyone a lesson: the kids who teased and bullied him, the mean old lady down the street, even his pretty new babysitter. Soon they – and his entire town – will face the flesh-eating horror of The Pit! The one and only directorial effort by Lew Lehman with a script by documentarian Ian A. Stuart and featuring a wonderful cast that includes Jeannie Elias (Nomads), Sonja Smith (Videodrome) and Richard Alden (The Sadist).
- Interview with Star Sammy Snyders
- Interview with Star Jeannie Elias
- Interview with Screenwriter Ian A. Stuart
- Interview with Composer Victor Davies
- Audio Commentary by Film Historians Paul Corupe and Jason Pichonsky