The Work of Jean Rollin Gets Celebrated in a New Collection

April 26, 2017

Written by Capt McNeely

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Canadian micro-publisher Spectacular Optical has just launched pre-sales for its newest book focused on the career of French fantasy and horror filmmaker Jean Rollin, LOST GIRLS: THE PHANTASMAGORICAL CINEMA OF JEAN ROLLIN.
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The campaign runs through May 17th and can be found at Optical is offering genre fans an early opportunity to pick up this limited-edition book, as well as a slew of additional perks such as Blu-Rays, soundtracks, books, festival passes, a Rollin Mystery Boardgame designed by cover artist Jessica Seamans (limited to 100 copies!), and – most exciting of all – the ‘Tour de sang’: an immersive tour through eight Rollin film locations in the French countryside!
This collection includes an array of essays from Rollin’s career from 1968-2010 discussing horror, sex, fantasy and crime themes that reigned through his career.
It took a whole team of collaborators and editors to compile this phenomenal collection.  The 400-page book contains illustrations with stills, posters, ads and other visual ephemera related to Rollin’s films.
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This piece of horror history should not be missed.  Rollin was ground breaking and bar-raising for the genre and this collection celebrates his mark on the horror world.

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