At an exclusive all-girls college, a group of chronically misbehaving students are "rewarded" for their bad behavior by being assigned with the task of cleaning a magnificent old mansion (with a deadly past) in preparation for its grand re-opening by the school. But when the girls discover - and use - a dusty old Ouija board, they accidentally revive a terrifying evil spirit, which begins dispatching them by cleaver, hook, car, and more. Can they put an end to the carnage before none are left alive?
Independently produced in Philadelphia by first time director John P. Finegan (Blades) under the title The Portrait, its post production was undertaken by Troma, which immediately transformed the film into a late period grindhouse classic, re-christening it GIRLS SCHOOL SCREAMERS. With its effective mix of haunted house horror and gruesome, slasher structured kills, Vinegar Syndrome is delighted to offer GIRLS SCHOOL SCREAMERS on Blu-ray, for the first time, freshly restored from its original negative and jam packed with extras.
directed by: John P. Finegan
starring: Mollie O'Mara, Sharon Christopher, Mari Butler
1984 / 86 min / 1.85:1 / English Mono
• Region Free Blu-ray
• Newly scanned & restored in 2k from its 35mm original camera negative
• “28 Seconds of Violence” - an extended making-of documentary featuring interviews with writer/director/producer John P. Finegan, editor/assistant director Tom Rondinella, second assistant camera/second assistant director Bill Pace, actor Peter Cosimano and sound designer John Hodian
• Commentary track with writer/director/producer John P. Finegan
• Commentary track with editor/assistant director Tom Rondinella and second assistant camera/second assistant director Bill Pace
• Reversible cover artwork
• English SDH subtitles