The McPherson Tape (aka U.F.O. Abduction)
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The McPherson Tape (aka U.F.O. Abduction)


$41.98 $37.78


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Studio: AGFA
Director: Dean Alioto
Year: 1983
Format: Blu-ray
Genre: Drama
Cast: Christine Staples, Dean Alioto, Laura Tomas, Patrick Kelley, Shirly McCalla, Stacey Shulman, Tommy Giavocchini
Original Language: English
Subtitle Language:
Number of discs: 1
Street Date: June 30 2020
Runtime (minutes): 63


The world’s first found footage horror movie! A decade before THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT redefined the horror landscape, there was THE MCPHERSON TAPE. On October 8th, 1983, the McPherson family gathered together to celebrate the 5th birthday of Michelle, the littlest member of their household. Everything was captured on VHS by Michael McPherson and his new camcorder. Including the alien invasion. Shot for $6000 by first-time filmmaker Dean Alioto in 1989, this movie blends the production design of a Jaycees haunted house with a dead serious tone to forge a fun, hypnotic nightmare that upends the concept of reality. Due to a warehouse fire at the original distribution company, THE MCPHERSON TAPE was never legitimately released. AGFA + Bleeding Skull! are proud to present the world home video premiere of this important milestone in shot-on-video horror history, newly preserved from the original 3/4” master tape.

NOTICE! This movie was shot on VHS and edited on tape. Please approach the technical quality of the transfers with empathy.

• Region Free Blu-ray • New transfer from the original 3/4″ master tape! • UFO ABDUCTION: The 2017 director’s cut! • Commentary track with director Dean Alioto on original cut! • 1989 theatrical premiere introduction! • ENCOUNTERS TV segment! • Fantastic Fest Q&A! • Reversible cover artwork • SDH English subtitles

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