Today: July 9, 2024

The Sacrament and Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum Unboxings

Second Sight Films, those wonderful purveyors of cult film and physical media, are at it again – this time with a double-bill of harrowing found footage chillers. Giving their celebrated Limited Edition treatment to Ti West’s 2013 Jonestown Massacre-inspired The Sacrament and Jung Bum-shik’s 2018 supernatural horror Gonjiam: Haunted Ayslum, Second Sight continue to prove that there’s nobody doing it like them. 

These two little indie horrors have been treated with the utmost respect in these exhaustive editions that include all the usual bells and whistles – art-cards, booklet, special features – and wonderful transfers of the films. Both of these should be considered essential purchases for any and all horror enthusiasts.

The Sacrament

A small documentary film crew accompanies a man as he travels to Eden Parish in search of his missing sister. It soon becomes apparent that this paradise is not what it seems.

Special Features

  • Indie Guys at Heart: A new interview with Actor AJ Bowen
  • The Best Pathway: A new interview with Actor Joe Swanberg
  • An Ecstatic State: A new interview with Actor Amy Seimetz
  • The Itch to Act: A new interview with Actor Gene Jones
  • A Wild Ride: A new interview with Producer Peter Phok
  • Truthiness: Alexandra Heller-Nicholas on The Sacrament
  • We’re Not Sinners Here: The Making of The Sacrament

Limited Edition

  • Rigid slipcase with new artwork by Chris Malbon
  • 70-page book with new essays by Anton Bitel, Kat Hughes, Rich Johnson and Beth Kelly 
  • 6 collectors’ art cards

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum

The crew of a horror web series travels to a legendary abandoned asylum for a live broadcast. Things take an unexpected turn when they begin to experience more than they imagined.

Special Features

  • New audio commentary by Mary Beth McAndrews and Terry Mesnard
  • Fear the Unknown: Zoë Rose Smith on Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum
  • The Beginning of the Rumours
  • The New Faces
  • The Sanctum of Horror
  • The Truth of the Ghostlore
  • The Live Recording
  • The Press Conference
  • Trailers

Limited Edition

  • Rigid slipcase with new artwork by Luke Headland
  • 70-page book with new essays by Sarah Appleton James Marsh, Meagan Navarro and Amber T
  • 6 collectors’ art cards
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