tisdag 3 februari 2009

BURKE & HARE coming to R2 DVD

On March 16, UK DVD company Simply Media will release Vernon Sewell's BURKE & HARE.
Available for the first time on DVD. This dark comedy thriller about the 19th century body snatchers. Set in Edinburgh Burke (Nesbitt) & Hare (Edwards) embark on the profitable enterprise of supplying the dead bodies of lodgers from the poorhouse to the medical pioneer Dr Knox (Andrews). As the supply of corpses dries up and driven by their money grabbing wives the pair move onto murder in order to maintain their income. Dr. Knox suspicions become alerted when he's presented with the corpse of a club footed beggar who he's seen alive earlier in the day. Horror, melodrama and lewd sexploitation all characterise this production.
Run Time: 91 minutes

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