April 23, 2009 Cine-Excess III has confirmed that Italy’s iconic horror legend Dario Argento and his long-time composer Claudio Simonetti (of rock-supergroup Goblin fame) have just been confirmed as this year’s Guests of Honour at Cine-Excess III, the third international conference on cult film traditions, being held April 30-May 2 at Curzon Soho Cinema and Odeon Covent Garden, London.
Argento and Simonetti will receive Cine-Excess Lifetime Achievement Awards for their work on the groundbreaking supernatural thriller "Suspiria" (1977) at a special ceremony/on-stage panel discussion at the Odeon Covent Garden on Friday 1st May at 4pm.
"Suspiria" will then be re-released in a Platinum Edition DVD version on the new Nouveaux Pictures-Cine-Excess label in July 2009. Click here for more on the fest.
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