Delivering an updated late 80s version of the classic Giallo or slasher movie, Umberto Lenzi (So Sweet, So Perverse, Eaten Alive, Cannibal Ferox) an alarmingly creepy tale of faltering sanity, and unhealthy obsession.
Hitcher in the Dark, plunges us into the murky and nightmarish world of matriarch-obsessed serial killer Mark Glazer (Joe Balogh). Spending his evenings raping and murdering innocent female victims, he eventually comes across Daniella who bears a striking resemblance to his dead mother.
Produced by legendary schlockmeister general Joe D’Amato and following in the bloody footsteps of Hatchett for the Honeymoon (1970), Maniac (1980) or Lenzi’s earlier work, Hitcher in the Dark takes us to hell and back in a seedily unpleasant, grisly Italian psychodrama.
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- 4K Transfer from the Original Negative in 1.85:1 Aspect Ratio
- Hight Definition (1080p) Presentation
- 2.0 English LPCM
- Optional English SDH
- Audio commentary with Author Troy Howarth
- “A Daughter” – An Interview with Alessandra Lenzi
- “The Hitcher’s Sound” – An Interview with Piero Parisi
- Il Cinema Kriminal Di Umberto Lenzi – Part 2
- Original Trailer
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