Kino Lorber have revealed that they are preparing a Blu-ray release of Basil Dearden’s film The Mind Benders (1963), starring Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, John Clements, Michael Bryant, and Wendy Craig. The release is expected to arrive on the market later this year.
Synopsis: Following the death of a fellow scientist accused of being a communist spy, Dr. Henry Longman (Dirk Bogarde) works to prove that his colleague had been brainwashed. To do so, Longman subjects himself to experiments in a sensory deprivation tank. This starts to take a heavy toll on his mental health; in particular, it alienates him from his wife. Additionally, his scientific credibility suffers and with it the chances for discovering the truth about his colleague. Soundtrack by Georges Auric (The Wages of Fear). NEW 4K RESTORATION. THE MIND BENDERSr-Kino Lorber Blu-ray in Fall 2019