It's better to burn out than to fade away! Highlander gets a 30th Anniversary 4k Restoration & World Premiere At EIFF Available To Own From July 11th


Posted by Craig Grobler on Google+ On Monday, June 13, 2016

Highlander 4K Home ReleaseThis week may mark the 35th anniversary of the debut of Stephen Spielberg's Dr. Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark but there can only be one as this year sees the 30th Anniversary of another cinematic legend - Russell Mulcahy's immortal - Connor MacLeod the Highlander. And StudioCanal are intending to give the captivating tale of immortal Connor MacLeod tragically set on the path for the prize, played out by an engaging cast, fuelled by mesmeric visuals and a hypnotic soundtrack - the grand celebration Highlander deserves with a restored 4K home release and a re-release world premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival. 


Highlander 30th Anniversary 4k Restoration Release Poster
  Highlander 30th Anniversary 4k Restoration Release Poster [ZOOM]    


   HIGHLANDER GETS A BRAND NEW 4K RESTORATION SPECIAL 30TH ANNIVERSARY RE-RELEASE & WORLD PREMIERE TO TAKE PLACE AT THE EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL



Highlander Christopher Lambert Connor MacLeod underground parking fight
  Highlander Christopher Lambert Connor MacLeod underground parking fight [ZOOM]    
To mark the 30th anniversary of the time travelling action fantasy favourite, HIGHLANDER, STUDIOCANAL is thrilled to announce that the cult classic has been fully restored in 4K and will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray on 11th July complete with brand new bonus material.

Clancy Brown will be in attendance for the World Premiere of the 4k restoration of Highlander on Saturday 18th June at Cineworld, Fountain Park as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival www.edfilmfest.org.uk / Tickets are on sale now: bit.ly/1WjSfEm

Highlander Clancy Brown Kurgan Glencoe, Scotland
  Highlander Clancy Brown Kurgan Glencoe, Scotland [ZOOM]    
Other special event screenings will also take place close to the release, details of which will be announced soon..

     Video: Highlander - New Trailer - Restored in stunning 4K                                                     

THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE

Highlander (1986)

An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".

Director:
Russell Mulcahy

Writers:
Gregory Widen, Peter Bellwood, Larry Ferguson

Stars:
Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart, Beatie Edney
1985 New York City; the Battle to end all battles. The last remaining Immortals gather together to fight to the death: decapitation alone can kill them, and the victor alone can lay claim to “The Prize”. Amongst the contestants is Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert), who fought his first battle in 1536 on the highlands of Scotland, swordsman Ramirez (Sean Connery) who mentored MacLeod and taught him the ways of the immortals, and the evil and brutal barbarian Victor Kruger (Clancy Brown).

Starring Christopher Lambert (Mortal Combat, Fortress), Sean Connery (Dr. No, The Hunt for Red October), Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption, Starship Troopers) Roxanne Hart, Jon Polito, Sheila Gish and Celia Imrie. The film was directed by Russell Mulcahy (Swimming Upstream, The Real McCoy) and features an original score by Michael Kamen and Queen. Highlander went onto inspire four sequels and a television series.

Restored by Deluxe London, the restoration of Highlander is based on a 4K scan of the original camera negative, followed by a full 4K workflow, with the approval of director Russell Mulcahy.Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD. The Ultra HD Blu-ray features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the Ultimate Edition in 4K.

DVD & BLU-RAY EXTRAS:

- New interview with Russell Mulcahy
- New interview with Christopher Lambert
- Deleted scenes
- Making of doc in 4 parts
- Audio commentary with Russell Mulcahy
- HD trailer

116mins / Cert: 15

     Slideshow: Highlander Restored in stunning 4K                                                     

The Establishing Shot: IT'S BETTER TO BURN OUT THAN TO FADE AWAY! HIGHLANDER GETS A 30TH ANNIVERSARY 4K RESTORATION & WORLD PREMIERE AT EIFF AVAILABLE TO OWN FROM JULY 11TH

There can be only One! Highlander 4K Home Release
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