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Kill Butterfly Kill / American Commando 6 (Limited 2 disc Blu-ray w/ Slipcover)(Neon Eagle Video) Pre-order

Kill Butterfly Kill / American Commando 6 (Limited 2 disc Blu-ray w/ Slipcover)(Neon Eagle Video) Pre-order

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Years after being assaulted, a young woman (Juliet Chan) seeks bloody revenge on the five men responsible. She is aided by a retired hitman sympathetic to her plight (“Tattooer Ma” Sha) and a group of likeminded girlfriends. One by one, each of the creeps are caught in a trap and done away with, but her final quarry has a few tricks up his sleeve, leading to a violent climatic confrontation.

KILL BUTTERFLY KILL (aka UNDERGROUND WIFE) is a prime example of the so-called ‘Black Movie’, an exploitation subgenre popular during the early 1980s in Taiwan. Though cheaply made, these were stylish and potent action films with often socially conscious aims and two feet planted firmly in the gutter.

Presented here in a new 4K restoration from the best surviving elements is the export English language cut of the film prepared by the notorious IFD Films.  This slightly better cut differs from the original Mandarin language version known as UNDERGROUND WIFE, which is also presented here in a 4:3 ‘fullscreen’ SD print. Finally, this set also features the absolutely gonzo 1987 cut of the film, AMERICAN COMMANDO 5: KILL BUTTERFLY KILL, which features new scenes starring IFD regulars Mike Abbot and Mark Miller, from a beautiful 4K scan of the OCN. All of these various versions of this unique film are here making their official US home video and worldwide Blu-ray premieres.

Details

Disc 1 - Blu-ray 

Kill Butterfly Kill (Original IFD edit)

4K restoration from the negative / 1080p presentation

(Please note: The best surviving elements were used for this version and some scenes are not ideal. We hope that doesn’t hurt your enjoyment of this film)

English audio 

Optional English SDH subtitles

Audio commentary by Kenneth Brorsson and Paul Fox of the Podcast on Fire Network

“Underground Wife” cut (SD)

Kill Butterfly Kill trailer (HD)

1983 / 2.39:1 / 87 min. / All Region

Disc 2 - Blu-ray

American Commando 6: Kill Butterfly Kill (Alternate cut)

4K restoration from the negative / 1080p presentation

English audio 

Optional English SDH subtitles

American Commando 6: Kill Butterfly Kill trailer (HD)

IFD trailer comp (SD)

1987 / 2.39:1 / 90 min. / All Region

Reversible Blu-ray wrap with alternate artwork

Booklet with promotional images and liner notes by Jared Auner and Jesus Manuel Perez Molina - limited edition only

High quality slipcover with artwork by Justin Coffee - limited edition only

Limited to 1500 copies

DUE TO CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS WE CAN ONLY SHIP THIS ITEM TO THE US AND CANADA. ALL ITEMS ORDERED TOGETHER WILL BE CHARGED AT THE TIME OF THE ORDER AND SHIP TOGETHER WHEN EVERYTHING IS IN STOCK. PLEASE PLACE MULTIPLE ORDERS IF YOU WISH TO HAVE ITEMS SHIPPED AS THEY ARRIVE. ALL DETAILS, INCLUDING RELEASE DATE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. LIMIT 2 PER CUSTOMER.