Horror, Retro

Retro Film Series Presents

Burial Ground: Uncut Version & Dr. Butcher, MD: Uncut Version

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Andrea Bianchi’s Burial Ground: Uncut Version
(R, 1981, 85 min)
Last screened in 2005 at Retro!
Burial Ground unleashes enough flesh-ripping, gut-chomping and depraved mayhem to set insane new standards in Italian horror! Mariangela Giordano stars in the splatter classic about a cursed country estate besieged by houseguests, undead Etruscans and the relationship between a mother and her mega-creepy young son (Peter Bark). Retro is improbably proud to present the definitive version of this gore hound favorite, restored from an immaculate 35mm print discovered beneath the floorboards of a Trastevere church rectory.

Followed by:

Marino Girolami’s Dr. Butcher, MD: Uncut Version
(R, 1980, 84 min)
First-ever screening at Retro!
This picture sparked riots on 42nd Street, spawned a generation of gore hounds on VHS, and forever set an insane standard for Italian mad doctor/zombie/cannibal carnage worldwide! Ian McCulloch, Alexandra Delli Colli, Sherry Buchanan, and Donald O’Brien star in this blood orgy of gut-munching, eyeball-gouging, and face-chopping originally known as Zombie Holocaust.