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Lost Prophet

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This special limited edition slipcover (designed by Earl Kessler Jr.) is limited to 1,000 units and is only available on our website and at select indie retailers. Absolutely no major retailers will be stocking them.

VHSHITFEST has been uncovering and releasing movies on video for over a decade, across DVD and VHS, and is now moving into blu-ray, with the same goal to showcase the most unique, crazy, and obscure movies that they've discovered through years of collecting VHS, allowing even more people to actually be able to experience these nearly lost gems in the best versions possible.

Awakening a captive to his dreams, James Burton struggles to survive in the wilderness of his mind. A distant mansion draws the dream-vagabond down the dark terrain of a New Age witch, punks, and a psychotic killer. Playing with self-destruction and death, the "Lost Prophet" faces his subconscious enemy with passive, child-like fascination.

Michael de Avila's film is an intense mood piece that adeptly seduces the viewer into a hypnotic state to experience the random curiosities and terrors of the mind. VHSHITFEST could not be happier to rescue this film from obscurity with a beautiful brand new film transfer that captures the breathtaking and spooky visuals. 

directed by: Michael de Avila
starring: James Burton, James Tucker, Zandra Huston
1992 / 62 min / 1.78:1 / English DTS HD-MA 2.0

Additional info:

  • Region Free Blu-ray
  • New 4k transfer from the original 16mm camera negative
  • Commentary with director Michael de Avila
  • Lost Prophet original 1991 Cut transferred from the original BetaSP
  • “Lost Prophet Found”: An Interview with Michael de Avila
  • Interview with actor Jim Burton
  • Photo & Press Gallery
  • Trailers
  • English SDH subtitles