|Scorpio Films: The Dutch Sex Wave Collection |
4 DVD discs
Label: Cult Epics
Preorder: 9/10/19 Street: 10/8/19
Catalog #: CE165
Color, 362 minutes in English and Dutch with English subtitles
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1
DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
Production year: 1969 to 1973 in The Netherlands
Directors: Pim de la Parra, Wim Verstappen
Cast: Willeke van Ammelrooy, Hans van der Gragt, Nelly Frijda, Hugo Metsers, Sylvia Kristel, Carry Tefsen, Alexandra Stewart, Dieter Geissler
The Dutch Sex Wave aka the Golden Age of Dutch cinema combined artistic freedom, sexual liberation, and exploitation with commercial success. Cult Epics presents four of frontrunner Scorpio Films most successful Dutch Sex Wave films, previously unreleased in the US: MY NIGHTS WITH SUSAN, SANDRA, OLGA & JULIE – the erotic four play; BLUE MOVIE – the most sensational taboo film of all time; FRANK & EVA – living apart together; and OBSESSIONS – Hitchcock, Scorsese and sex.
“The significance of Scorpio in those years was that Holland learned that Dutch films existed and were worth watching.” – Paul Verhoeven
- New HD Restorations and Transfers.
- Introductions and Interviews with filmmakers & producers.
- Scorpio short films – Heartbeat San Francisco (1966), Joop (1969), Joop Strikes Again (1970).
- Scorpio Films – featurette (2018).
- Up Front & Naked: Sex in Dutch Films – featurette (2017).
- Eye Film Institute – featurette (2018).
- Poster & Photo video galleries.
- Sylvia Kristel Poster video gallery (FRANK & EVA).
- Interview with Martin Scorsese (OBSESSIONS).
- Script notes by Martin Scorsese (OBSESSIONS).
- Scorpio Films Theatrical Trailers.
- The first printing includes 16-Page Booklet “Scorpio Films & The Dutch Sex Wave” with an essay by journalist Guido Franken.
- New Slipcase art design by Gilles Vranckx.