Fears of morbidity are also affecting Ernie who, on the advice of his doctor, agrees to enroll in a mysterious program in which the minds and souls of the elderly can be implanted into the bodies of the young. Eager to experience youth once again, Ernie agrees, with Wade forcibly assigned to be Ernie's new physical self. But neither of the two men, one willing, one victim, are prepared for the true results of the horrifying procedure...
A seven-year passion project for director, writer, producer, and co-star John Huckert, THE PASSING is a dazzling micro-budget examination of love, loneliness, and the fear of death, set against an increasingly surreal science-fiction and horror background, as it builds to its unforgettable and unsettling body transfusion filled climax. Barely available after its one week theatrical run, THE PASSING comes to Blu-ray from Vinegar Syndrome in a loaded special edition and newly restored from the best surviving film elements.
Region Free Blu-ray/DVD combo
Newly scanned & restored in 2k from 16mm archival elements
Audio commentary with director John Huckert, moderated by Tom Fitzgerald of EXP TV
“Water Under the Bridge” - an interview with producer/co-writer Mary Maruca
“Passing Time” - an interview with cinematographer Richard Chisolm
Promotional & article gallery
Short films directed by John Huckert:
- “The Water that is Passed” (1976)
- “Quack” (1976)
- “Einmal” (1979)
- “Ernie & Rose” (1982)
Reversible cover artwork
English SDH subtitles
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