April 17, 2012

A Serbian Film to finally see an uncut release

After being released in a slightly cut version last October, the infamous A Serbian Film is now finally set for an uncut release. It will be released by FlixFling digitally on May 1st and then once again through Invincible Pictures from May 22. Love it or hate it, there is no denying that A Serbian Film has made a hell of an impact, and personally I am on the side that enjoyed the movie, having reviewed it twice so far (even though enjoy is not the right word). Full details on the release and the reasoning behind it can be found below.



Philadelphia, PA April 17th, 2012 – Invincible Pictures announces plans today to release an uncut version of the provocative movie A SERBIAN FILM digitally on FlixFling and on limited edition DVD.  This marks the film’s first official uncut release in North America.

A SERBIAN FILM, which has faced scrutiny and criticism worldwide, was released by Invincible in theaters, digitally and on DVD/Blu-ray last year.  All previously released versions by Invincible have been cut due to legal challenges surrounding the film.

The most serious of which were charges brought against Angel Sala, Director of Spain’s Sitges Film Festival.  Sala was charged with exhibition of child pornography after a screening of A SERBIAN FILM during the 2010 festival.  All charges against Sala were dropped in February. 

Previous to these allegations, Invincible had planned to release the film uncut, but decided to instead release a cut version until an outcome in this case had been determined. 

“Of course we would have preferred an uncut release last year,” says Invincible Pictures’ CEO Tom Ashley.  “Unfortunately, the charges brought against Mr. Sala were something we had to seriously factor into that release.  Now that those charges have been dropped, we can bring A SERBIAN FILM to its fans as its director had intended.” 

The uncut version of A SERBIAN FILM will be available for purchase on FlixFling starting May 1st.  The limited edition DVD will be released May 22nd and will be available for pre-order at invinciblepictures.com/store today. 

A SERBIAN FILM is the story of Milos, a retired porn star who leads a normal family life with his wife Maria and six-year old son Petar in Serbia. A sudden call from his former colleague Layla changes everything. Aware of his financial problems, Layla introduces Milos to Vukmir - a mysterious, menacing and politically powerful figure in the pornographic business. A leading role in Vukmir's production will provide financial support to Milos and his family for the rest of their lives.  A contract insists on his absolute unawareness of a script they will shoot. From then on, Milos is drawn into a maelstrom of unbelievable cruelty and mayhem. In order to escape the living cinematic hell he's put into, and save his family's life, Milos will have to sacrifice everything - his pride, his morality, his sanity, and maybe even his own life.

Invincible Pictures is an established film production and distribution company based in Philadelphia, PA. Invincible is committed to creating cutting-edge family, youth, horror, drama, thriller and music-oriented films for both the theatrical and home entertainment markets.  For more information, visit http://invinciblepictures.com/.  

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