Blue Underground to Release Dutch Thriller The Lift


Take the stairs. Take the stairs. For God’s sake, take the stairs!

Blue Underground has announced that they will be releasing the 1983 Dutch horror/thriller The Lift on Blu-ray. The release, which includes a 2K restoration of the film, will come out on October 10th.

Below is the trailer, synopsis, special features, and key art.

Written and directed by Dick Mass, The Lift stars Huub Stapel and Willeke van Ammelrooy.

There is something very wrong with the elevator in a stylish office high-rise. The passengers never end up on the floor of their choice. They end up dead! When Felix, an inquisitive repairman, investigates the faulty deathtrap, he discovers that something other than malfunctioning machinery is to blame. Some dark, distorted power has gained control of the elevator for its own evil design. After his horrifying discovery is given the shaft by the authorities, he joins a nosy female journalist to battle the unholy force inside The Lift!

Special features:

* Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Dick Maas and Editor Hans van Dongen
* Going Up – Interview with Star Huub Stapel
* “Long Distance” – Short Film by Dick Maas (2003, 4 Mins.)
* Dutch Trailer
* U.S. Trailer
* Poster & Still Gallery
* BONUS Collectable Booklet with new essay by writer and filmmaker Chris Alexander



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