Salem's Lot: The Mini-Series [DVD] [2004]

The 2004 TNT miniseries Salem's Lot comes to DVD in a movie-only version from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The film is presented in its original 1.78:1 aspect ratio complete with a Dolby Digital 5.1 track. The colors are rich and deep with vibrant hues that make the picture come to life, while the audio does a fine job of creating a full audio playground for the creepy sounds effects to play in. No extras have been included, though the disc sports a whopping 51 chapters for the 181-minute film.
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Overview

Special Features

  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Salem's Lot
In this TV adaptation of the Stephen King novel, a journalist with traumatic memories of his haunted childhood returns to find his hometown being infiltrated by vampires. As a boy in Jerusalem's Lot, ME, Ben Mears (Rob Lowe) took a dare and broke into a local mansion called the Marsten House. There, he had the misfortune of discovering the corpses resulting from a scandalous murder/suicide. Decades later, he returns to find that a mysterious antiques dealer (Donald Sutherland) and his unseen business partner (Rutger Hauer) have moved into the Marsten House. Soon, townspeople begin disappearing and dying, only to return, floating outside the windows of their loved ones and begging to be let in. Only Ben and a few newfound allies suspect the awful truth: that something unholy has overtaken their town...something with links to the sinister mansion of Ben's nightmares. Originally broadcast June 20 and 21, 2004, on the TNT cable network, Salem's Lot was scripted by Peter Filardi, who previously penned The Craft and Flatliners. Shot on-location in Australia, this is the second television adaptation of Salem's Lot, and it follows Tobe Hooper's 1979 version. Hauer and Sutherland are old vampire buddies, having previously co-starred in the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer film. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Rob Lowe
    Rob Lowe - Ben Mears
  • Andre Braugher
    Andre Braugher - Matt Burke
  • Donald Sutherland
    Donald Sutherland - Richard Straker
  • Samantha Mathis
    Samantha Mathis - Susan Norton
  • Rutger Hauer
    Rutger Hauer - Kurt Barlow
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