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Highlander is getting a 4K restoration Blu-ray

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highlander blu-ray 4kTo 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.

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).

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.

Other special event screenings will also take place close to the release, details of which will be announced soon.

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.

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

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