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David Lynch’s ‘Eraserhead’ Getting Criterion Blu-Ray in the UK With New 4K Digital Restoration

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David Lynch's 'Eraserhead' Getting Criterion Blu-Ray in the UK With New 4K Digital Restoration

Eraserhead, the debut horror feature from director David Lynch, is being treated to a new 4K digital restoration on Blu-Ray in the UK on October 19th, 2020. Cover artwork and special bonus features are listed below, including a direct pre-order link RIGHT HERE!

Lynch’s 1977 debut feature, Eraserhead, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. With its mesmerizing black-and-white photography by Frederick Elmes, evocative sound design, and unforgettably enigmatic performance by Jack Nance, this visionary nocturnal odyssey remains one of American cinema’s darkest dreams.

Synopsis: “Henry resides alone in a bleak apartment surrounded by industrial gloom. When he discovers that an earlier fling with Mary X left her pregnant, he marries the expectant mother and has her move in with him. Things take a decidedly strange turn when the couple’s baby turns out to be a bizarre lizard-like creature that won’t stop wailing. Other characters, including a disfigured lady who lives inside a radiator, inhabit the building and add to Henry’s troubles.

DIRECTOR-APPROVED BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES:

  • New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed stereo soundtrack
  • “Eraserhead” Stories, a 2001 documentary by David Lynch on the making of the film
  • New high-definition restorations of six short films by Lynch: Six Figures Getting Sick (1966), The Alphabet (1968), The Grandmother (1970), The Amputee, Part 1 and Part 2 (1974), and Premonitions Following an Evil Deed (1996), all with video introductions by Lynch
  • New and archival interviews with cast and crew
  • Trailer

Are you a fan of Lynch’s debut feature? If so, do you think it’s worth replacing your old Blu-Ray copy of Eraserhead with the new 4K digital restoration release? As usual, you can let us know the answers to both questions down in our comments section below this post.

You can pre-order the Criterion release of Eraserhead on Blu-Ray from Amazon.co.uk.

Eraserhead UK Criterion Blu-Ray

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