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Severin Unveils Massive Folk Horror Box Set

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 | Blu-ray/DVD

In what’s easily one of the biggest reveals for physical media collectors this year, Severin Films has just announced ALL THE HAUNTS BE OURS: A COMPENDIUM OF FOLK HORROR. The handsome set collects 20 feature films across 12 discs and comes complete with hours and hours of shorts, commentaries and featurettes, making it the most exhaustive survey of the genre ever produced. Read on for more!

“Hail Behemoth, Spirit Of The Dark!” On December 7th, Severin Films is digging up haunted soil to unearth a truly unprecedented box set – All the Haunts Be Ours: A Compendium of Folk Horror. Curated and produced by acclaimed author and WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED: A HISTORY OF FOLK HORROR director Kier-La Janisse, this definitive collection – anchored by Janisse’s award-winning documentary – includes 20 feature films, 3 CDs, a 126-page book, 15+ hours of short films, featurettes and more. In addition to the box set, Severin will also offer standalone editions of both EYES OF FIRE and WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED.

The most comprehensive collection of its kind begins with the definitive genre documentary of our time, Kier-La Janisse’s award-winning WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED. From there, experience 19 of the best-known, least-known, rarely-seen and thought-lost classics of folk horror from around the world, all restored from the best available vault elements with Special Features that include short films, audio commentaries and exclusive featurettes. The ultimate genre exploration continues with the original WOODLANDS soundtrack by Jim Williams and a reading of the classic short story ‘The White People’ by actress Linda Hayden, as well as a 126-page illustrated book curated by Janisse and designed by Luke Insect featuring all-new writings by renowned film scholars, authors and historians. Limited to 4000 units.

For full details and bundle information, visit severin-films.com. To read about the making of ALL THE HAUNTS BE OURS, grab Rue Morgue issue #202.

Rocco T. Thompson
Rue Morgue's Online Managing Editor, Rocco is a Rondo-nominated writer, critic, film journalist, and avid devotee of all things weird and outrageous. He penned the cover story for Rue Morgue's landmark July/Aug 2019 "Queer Fear" Special Issue, and is a regular contributor to Screen Rant, Slant Magazine, and other cinema-centric publications.