Peet Gelderblom

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RAISING CAIN DIRECTOR’S CUT

I just saw the Raising Cain re-cut and I think it’s great. It’s what we didn’t accomplish on the initial release of the film. It’s what I originally wanted the movie to be.
Congratulations to Peet Gelderblom, he’s restored the true story of Raising Cain.

BRIAN DE PALMA

“Revelatory.”
— CHICAGO TRIBUNE

“Holy crap, is it a much different and much better movie.”
— LETTERBOXD

“I no longer have any interest in watching the Theatrical Cut because the Director’s Cut is so much better.”
— THE DIGITAL BITS

“Peet Gelderblom has taken De Palma’s misfit child and, like a good father, ushered it to full maturity, split personality and all.”
— TRAILERS FROM HELL

“Might be the coolest bonus feature of the year.”
— SLANT

“A vast improvement.”
— MCBASTARDS MAUSOLEUM

“Required viewing.”
— SCHLOCKMANIA

“Like seeing the film again for the first time, in a form suited to its component elements.”
— PARALLAX VIEW

“A completely different beast.”
— DAILY DEAD

“Skip right to this cut and leave the theatrical version for a rainy day when you’ve got nothing better to do.”
— ROCK! SHOCK! POP!

“One of the best and most underrated films in the career of one of the best and most underrated American filmmakers of our time.”
— ROGEREBERT.COM

“Raising Cain Re-Cut Rocks.”
— SCREENANARCHY

“Should be considered one of De Palma’s best. How it was meant to be seen.”
— MIND OF TATLOCK

“Certainly recommended!”
— DVD BEAVER

“An exemplary release.”
— IONCINEMA

“Clearly a better film and the one it should have been.”
— WHY SO BLU?

“A film that may indeed have been a little too far ahead of its time.”
— FANDOR

“One of the biggest Blu-ray releases to come along in a long while.”
— DE PALMA A LA MOD

“A key discovery of one of De Palma’s greatest post-1980s works.”
— THEBLUFILE

“The new re-cut is a cause for celebration.”
— PARACINEMA

“Dutch director supercedes Brian De Palma.”
— DE VOLKSKRANT

“As if Raising Cain, just like its protagonist, has gotten multiple personalities itself.”
— KEVIN TOMA

“An incredible release.”
— BLOODY DISGUSTING

“De Palma’s forgotten gem.”
— NERDIST

“A MUST-OWN for De Palma aficionados.”
— HIGH-DEF DIGEST

“An incredible release.”
— BLOODY DISGUSTING

“De Palma’s forgotten gem.”
— NERDIST

“A MUST-OWN for De Palma aficionados.”
— HIGH-DEF DIGEST

“Way better than the original. It shows you how simple editing choices can result in HUGE tonal shifts.”
— ASSIGNMENT X

“As if it’s an entirely new movie.”
— ALIEN BEE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

“This is a great film, and I think it’s the definitive version of the film.”
— A BLOG OF HORRORS

“Infinitely more satisfying. It’s true that the experience of Raising Cain is fundamentally altered by the creation of the Director’s Cut.”
— Cine Outsider

“The Director’s Cut seamlessly and subtly cuts together a more slow-burn narrative, making the shocks and revelations more impactful overall.”
— Starburst Magazine

“The Director’s Cut just makes this a must-buy.”
— Pissed Off Geek

“If you have not seen the movie yet, watch the Director’s Cut first.”
— Movie-Censorship.com

 

“It’s pretty much the holy grail for Cain fans.”
— The National Student

“A stronger way to present the story with a much more accessible presentation of Lithgow’s character.”
— Mondo Digital

“This cut really does offer a rather large improvement and I do wish I could have seen this cut first.”
— Criterion Forum

“It’s more Brian De Palma than Brian De Palma.”
— John Lithgow

 

“A sublime slice of melodramatic trash, excessive (but oh so wonderful) homage and noir trappings from the unsung master of cinematic styling, Raising Cain is a neglected masterpiece.”
— Blueprint: Review

“It is the Director’s Cut version that offers up a more thrilling and rewarding experience.”
— Flickering Myth

“The new cut by mega fan and filmmaker Peet Gelderblom, based on De Palma’s second draft screenplay, transforms it into a much more powerful romantic thriller.”
— Blu-ray Reviewer