Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II is the new retrospective documentary brought to you by Dead Mouse Productions. The rich tapestry of Clive Barker's 'Hellraiser' mythology has captivated horror fans for nearly thirty years. From its initial conception as a novella entitled 'The Hellbound Heart' to its ultimate release in 1987 by first-time Director Barker, 'Hellraiser', 'Pinhead' and the 'Cenobites' have cemented themselves in movie history and gained a unique cult following. Spawning six sequels, comics, action figures, memorabilia, costumes and much more, 'Hellraiser' and its legacy is as strong now as it ever was.
With interviews from over forty of the original cast and crew of both 'Hellraiser' and 'Hellbound: Hellraiser II' including, Doug Bradley, Kenneth Cranham, Clare Higgins, Andrew Robinson, Simon Bamford, Oliver Parker, Nicholas Vince, Barbie Wilde, Tony Randel, Peter Atkins, Bob Keen, Oliver Smith, Geoff Portass, Robin Vidgeon and many more, Leviathan gives a comprehensive, all access, view behind the scenes of these classic cult movies.
Following the story of Barker's early days with the theatre group 'The Dog Company' through to the production of 'Hellraiser' and 'Hellbound: Hellraiser II', to their release and growing cult status, Leviathan showcases the technical skills, creative ideas, the fascinating interwoven symbolism and the enduring legacy of these ground breaking movies.
With over 6 hours of tantalising footage narrated by 'Frank the Monster' himself, Oliver Smith and hours of bonus features, Leviathan is the ultimate retrospective documentary dedicated to the making of two of the most successful British-made horror movies ever made and a must see for their ever growing fan base.