Horror fans know outside the Golden era of Horror films with Hammer, Italian horror and Giallo especially gave fresh impotence to the genre. It’s thanks to a unknown UK sound sound designer Gilderoy (Toby Jones) he helped to re-define the horror sound but as the story goes in Berberbian Sound Studio Peter Strickland’s new film that sinister side of the film maybe following him outside his work.
The film made it’s world premier at last month’s Edinburgh Film Festival (read Andrew’s review) and will be playing at next months Film4 Frightfest in London just before its UK release. Artificial Eye Films have released the films new official trailer which is highly stylised which arthouse and Giallo fans will both love.
Berberian Sound Studio will be released in UK&Ireland August 31st.
Berberian Sound Studio official trailer – in cinemas 31 August Published via LongTail.tv
In the 1970s, a British sound technician (Toby Jones) is brought to
Italy to work on the sound effects for a gruesome horror film. His
nightmarish task slowly takes over his psyche, driving him to confront
his own past. Berberian Sound Studio is many things: an
anti-horror film, a stylistic tour de force, and a dream of cinema. As
such, it offers a kind of pleasure that is rare in films, while
recreating in a highly original way the pleasures of Italian horror