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4K restoration of Terry Gilliam’s ‘Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas’ Inbound

After the news that The Exorcist III is to get a huge re-release through Arrow Video on 9th December, here’s another bit of exciting news from Arrow who say that they are to bring a 4K restoration of Terry Gilliam’s Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas to the home formats on the same day.

Considered unfilmable for decades, Hunter S. Thompson’s literary landmark of psychedelic excess finally met its cinematic match in anarchic visionary director Terry Gilliam (Twelve Monkeys) and two no-holds-barred star performances by Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro.

Raoul Duke (Depp) and his volatile Samoan attorney Dr. Gonzo (del Toro) are en route to Las Vegas, ostensibly on a banal journalistic assignment, but the suitcase full of psychoactive narcotics in their possession tells another story. Beset by bats, horny lizards and runaway hotel carpet upon their arrival, the pair plunge deeper into the pharmaceutically

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