101 Films will release The Deep (1977) on Blu-ray on 14th September 2020.

A lavish, suspense-filled adventure, directed by Peter Yates (Bullitt) and adapted from Jaws writer Peter Benchley’s best-selling novel, this UK Blu-ray debut includes a new commentary, a new interview with the underwater art director Terry Ackland-Snow. Included in-pack is a Cinema Retro mini-magazine, covering the making of the film.

Gail Berke (Jacqueline Bisset) and David Sanders (Nick Nolte) are on a romantic holiday in Bermuda when they come upon the sunken wreck of a WWII freighter. Near it, they find an ampule of morphine, one of tens of thousands still aboard the wrecked ship. Their discovery leads them to a Haitian drug dealer, Cloche (Louis Gossett), and an old treasure hunter, Romer Treece (Robert Shaw). With Cloche in pursuit, Gail, David and Treece try to recover the sunken treasure.


Special Features
• Cinema Retro mini-magazine
• Commentary with film critic Kevin Lyons
• Interview with Underwater Art Director Terry Ackland-Snow
• The Making of the Deep
• Select Scenes from the 3 hour Special Edition

About The Author

Simon Fitzjohn

Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written three books - on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014), the history of the character Norman Bates (2015) and the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker (2017). He is currently working with director Richard Loncraine to explore all avenues in a bid to orchestrate the re-release of 1978 Mia Farrow chiller Full Circle