Why Don't You Just Die (Blu-ray): Ronin Flix

Why Don't You Just Die!

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Blu-ray includes reversible cover featuring two choices of artwork and illustrated collector's booklet featuring new writing by Neil Mitchell (first pressing only) while supplies last.

Shades of early Tarantino, Edgar Wright and Sam Raimi abound in this violent, stylish and riotously entertaining slice of family life, Moscow style, described as "a splatterpunk action comedy drenched in gleefully dark Russian humor" (The Hollywood Reporter) and "an amazing first feature from a filmmaker to watch" (Screen Anarchy). Matvey (Aleksandr Kuznetsov) has just one objective: to gain entry to his girlfriend's parents' apartment and kill her father Andrey (Vitaliy Khaev) with a hammer to restore her honor. But all is not as it initially seems, and Matvey's attempts to bludgeon the family patriarch to death don't quite go to plan as Andrey proves a more formidable - not to mention ruthless - opponent than he anticipated... and Matvey, for his part, proves stubbornly unwilling to die. Making his feature debut, writer/director Kirill Sokolov presents a rousing tale of family, modern relationships and the dark places they can take you to when things turn sour. Featuring a soundtrack that veers between Ennio Morricone-esque western riffs and toe-tappingly catchy pop numbers, Why Don't You Just Die! delivers laughs, shocking twists and copious quantities of blood and gore, and establishes Sokolov as one of cinema's brightest rising stars.

Starring Evgeniya Kregzhde, Vitaliy Khaev, Aleksandr Kuznetsov

Special Features: Special Features: High Definition Blu-ray™ (1080p) presentation, Original lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and PCM 2.0 stereo soundtracks, Brand new interview with author and critic Kim Newman, exploring Why Don’t You Just Die! within the context of the long-standing tradition of single location cinema, Exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from rehearsals and the film set, Four short films by Kirill Sokolov: Could Be Worse, The Outcome, The Flame and the award-winning Sisyphus is Happy (Best Director and Gold Frame awards, 2013 Unprecedented Cinema International Festival of Short Film), Krill Sokolov's compete original storyboard for the film (BD-ROM content), Theatrical trailer

Arrow Video // 2018 // 95 Minutes // Not Rated // Color // Russian with Optional English Subtitles // All Region