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Blu-ray Review – The Last House on the Left (1972)

The Last House on the Left, 1972.

Directed by Wes Craven.

Starring David Hess, Sandra Peabody, Fred J. Lincoln, Lucy Grantham, Richard Towers, Cynthia Carr, Martin Kove, Marc Sheffler, and Jeramie Rain.

Synopsis:

Two teenage girls are kidnapped and brutalised before the attackers in knowing seek shelter at the home of the parents of one of the girls.

Often cited as a huge influence on horror and exploitation cinema, Wes Craven’s feature debut The Last House on the Left is finally given the treatment it deserves in a lavish 3-disc limited edition Blu-ray set courtesy of Arrow Video. Having been a subject of controversy since its original release in 1972, this powerful rape/revenge movie has often divided fans and critics not only for its brutal and graphic content but also because, despite its importance in genre cinema, it is a film made by young and inexperienced filmmakers who didn’t

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