After the shocking death of a disrupted client, psychiatrist Dr. Allan Barnes (Paul Stevens) comes into possession of the ancient tribal mask that apparently drove the boy to his doom. When Barnes places on the mask, he is attacked with nightmarish visions of beasts, occultists, and ritual abuse. Thinking that the mask has opened a website to the inmost recesses of his mind, the medical professional remains to explore this frightening brand-new psychic world even as the mask exposes a latent violence in Barnes' nature that threatens those closest to him.Shot in Toronto on a
shoestring budget plan, The Mask(retitled Eyes of Hell for its American release )claims the distinction of being the very first feature-length Canadian scary movie. Director Julian Roffman turns the act of putting on the anaglyph 3D glasses into part of the theatrical experience: when Barnes'voice intones the never-ceasing words "Put the mask on, now!, "the audience places on their glasses to witness the medical professional's visions, a riot of psychedelic imagery rendered in intense, scorching color. Premiering at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, this edition of THE MASK was digitally brought back by the 3-D Film Archive from the very best enduring 35mm film elements.Special Features: 3-D series offered in both stereoscopic(3-D tv required)and anaglyph formats(red/cyan glasses not consisted of), Newly brought back Electro-Magic Sound(optional 5.1 Surround throughout 3-D series), Audio commentary by 3-D film historian Jason Pichonsky, Making-of Documentary, Four trailers and TV spots, 3-D Setup Video(for display calibration), Films by visual consultant Slavko Vorkapich: 9413: The Life and Death of a Hollywood Extra (11 min.), Abstract Experiment in Kodachrome(2 min.), Montage Sequences(6 series, 12 min. total).