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Coming Soon to Blu-Ray: Love & Death: The Films of Jörg Buttgereit

Coming to Blu-Ray on 10/12 from Arrow Video UK – a incredible box set collecting their previously-released films from iconic underground director Jörg Buttgereit:!


High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of four films by Jörg Buttgereit: Nekromantik, Der Todesking, Nekromantik 2 and Schramm

Uncompressed PCM Stereo 2.0 audio for all films

Optional English subtitles

Special Edition packaging featuring new artwork by Gilles Vranckx and reversible sleeves featuring artwork by Godmachine and Vranckx


  • Two Buttgereit shorts: Hot Love (1985) and J.B. s Horror Heaven (1984)
  • Audio commentary
  • Alternative Grindhouse version of Nekromantik
  • In Conversation with The Death King
  • Morbid Fascination: The Nekromantik Legacy
  • Q&A with Buttgereit
  • The Making of Nekromantik
  • Das Letzte featurette from the premiere of Hot Love
  • Two Buttgereit music videos: I Can t Let Go by Shock Therapy (1995) and Lemmy I’m a Feminist by Half Girl (2013)
  • Complete collection of Buttgereit film trailers
  • Image gallery including rare German-language Nekromantik comic by Berlin artist Fil


  • Audio commentary
  • From Bundy to Lautréamont Buttgereit in conversation with Graham Rae
  • Todesmusik composer Hermann Kopp on his collaborations with Buttgereit
  • Skeleton Under the Skin Todesking tattoo culture
  • The Making of Der Todesking
  • Eating the Corpse footage from the original premiere
  • The Letter English-language chain letter insert used for the original UK VHS release
  • Corpse Fucking Art documentary
  • Two shorts by Jelinski: Die Reise ins Licht (1972) and Geliebter Wahnsinn (1973)
  • Der Gollob (1983) Buttgereit short


  • Audio commentary
  • Masters of Life and Death documentary
  • City of the Loving Dead walking tour of the Berlin locations
  • Necropolis: Buttgereit s Berlin Dr. Marcus Stiglegger on the significance of Berlin as the backdrop
  • The Making of Nekromantik 2
  • Nekro Waltz: The Music of Nekromantik 2 Reeder discusses his work on the film’s score
  • Nekromantik 2 Livekonzert footage from the 20th anniversary concert
  • The complete 20-track audio recording of the concert [BD-ROM content]
  • Two Buttgereit shorts: Blutige Exzesse im Führerbunker (1982) and A Moment of Silence at the Grave of Ed Gein (2012)
  • Two Buttgereit music videos: Rise Up by Die Krupps (1997), and Die Frau in der Musik by Stereo Total (2007)


  • Audio commentary
  • The Making of Schramm
  • Tomorrow I Will Be Dirt (2019, 8 mins) animated short sequel to Schramm
  • Making Tomorrow I Will Be Dirt
  • Tomorrow I Will Be Dirt premiere featurette
  • Schramm: Redux option to watch Schramm and Tomorrow I Will Be Dirt as a continuous feature
  • Take My Body: The Journey of a Blow-up Doll Kier-La Janisse on the story behind one of Schramm s most memorable props
  • Buttgereit: Into the Mind of a Cult Filmmaker
  • Mein Papi (1981-95, 8 mins) Buttgereit short
  • Jesus Der Film (1986, 1 min) Buttgereit short
  • Two Jelinski shorts: Orpheus in der Oberwelt (1970) and Ein Ku ze Film übe Hamburg (1990)

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