Eyes Wide Shut meets Office Space, The Player and Black Mirror in The Beta Test, the acclaimed thriller from Jim Cummings, creator of Thunder Road and The Wolf of Snow Hollow.
A ruthless, manipulative, and soon-to-be married Hollywood agent receives a mysterious letter inviting him to an anonymous sexual encounter. After some uncertainty he accepts, but euphoria turns to paranoia as he becomes ensnared in a sinister world of lies, infidelity and murder.
Strikingly shot and with pitch-perfect performances that will make you squirm in your seat, The Beta Test is a stylish, scathing satire of preening toxic masculinity, the dangers of technology, and the hollowness of Hollywood success.
2-Disc Limited Edition Contents
- High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation
- Original lossless 5.1 audio
- Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- Exclusive bonus disc of short films
- Illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing by Anton Bitel
- Reversible sleeve featuring two artwork options and Limited Edition slipcover
Disc 1 – Feature & Extras
- Audio commentary by directors Jim Cummings & PJ McCabe
- Sex, Lies & Purple Envelopes, a visual essay by author and film scholar Alexandra Heller Nicholas
- Trapped. Hiding. Boom, a visual essay by author and critic Guy Adams
- The Making of The Beta Test
- Theatrical trailer
- Image gallery
Disc 2 – Short Films(Limited Edition Exclusive)
- A two and a half hour collection of short films from the Sundance Award-winning filmmakers behind The Beta Test including: Cory Comes to Christmas, Parent Teacher, The Stop, Marty Loves Katie, Native Stand Up, The Robbery and Us Funny
- Also includes a look behind the scenes and two hilarious short ‘documentaries’ about attending the Sundance Film Festival in 2016 and 2017
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