Product DetailsPsychological terrorism and supernatural horror have rarely been dramatized as effectively as in this classic 1968 thriller, masterfully adapted and directed by Roman Polanski from the chilling novel by Ira Levin. Rosemary (Mia Farrow) is a young, trusting housewife in New York whose actor husband (John Cassavetes), unbeknownst to her, has literally made a deal with the devil. In the thrall of a witches' coven headquartered in their apartment building, the young husband arranges to have his wife impregnated by Satan in exchange for success in a Broadway play. To Rosemary, the pregnancy seems like a normal and happy one--that is, until she grows increasingly suspicious of her neighbors' evil influence. Polanski establishes this seemingly benevolent situation and then introduces each fiendish little detail with such unsettling subtlety that the film escalates to a palpable level of dread and paranoia. By the time Rosemary discovers that her infant son "has his father's eyes" ... well, let's just say the urge to scream along with her is unbearably intense! One of the few modern horror films that can claim to be genuinely terrifying, Rosemary's Baby is an unforgettable movie experience, guaranteed to send chills up your spine.
Store CommentsDIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION New, restored digital transfer, approved by director Roman Polanski, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack New documentary featuring interviews with Polanski, actress Mia Farrow, and producer Robert Evans Interview with author Ira Levin from a 1997 broadcast of Leonard Lopateís public radio program New York and Company, about his 1967 novel, its sequel, and the film Komeda, Komeda, a feature- length documentary on the life and work of jazz musician and composer Krzysztof Komeda, who wrote the score for Rosemaryís Baby PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Ed Park; Levinís afterword to the 2003 New American Library edition of his novel; and Levinís rare, unpublished character sketches of the Woodhouses and floor plan of their apartment, created in preparation for the novel
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