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Blu-ray News: John Carpenter’s Dark Star (UK)

Fabulous Films have announced the UK Blu-ray release of John Carpenter’s cult sci-Fi stoner classic Dark Star, which will be available to own for the very first on Blu-ray from 19th September 2011. This new Blu-ray edition has been sourced from an original 16×9 35mm theatrical print. The film was originally shot on 16mm, and then blown up to 35mm for theatrical distribution. The new master has been subject to a new grade and extensive manual frame by frame digital restoration with enhance and restored to Dolby Digital 5.1

This Blu-ray of Dark Star contains the original theatrical version (83mins) and the Directors cut (68mins) release and is packed full of brand new extra features, including:

An all new feature length documentary entitled Let There Be Light (116mins): The Odyssey of Dark Star. Exploring the

controversial making of the John Carpenter and writer Dan O’Bannon (Alien) student film. Archival interviews

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