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Jamie Lee Curtis-Starring ‘Roadgames’ Getting Limited Edition Blu-Ray in the UK This December

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Jamie Lee Curtis-Starring 'Roadgames' Getting Limited Edition Blu-Ray in the UK This December

Stacy Keach and Jamie Lee Curtis star in Richard Franklin‘s 1981 Australian horror classic Roadgames, inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Read Window. Powerhouse Films is bringing fans a limited edition Blu-Ray release of the film on December 14th, 2020. Cover artwork and bonus features are listed below, including a pre-order link RIGHT HERE!

This deluxe, extras-laden edition boasts an all-new 2020 restoration from a 4K scan of the duplicate negative, produced exclusively for this release.

Synopsis: “An Australian trucker (Stacy Keach) picks up a hitchhiking heiress (Jamie Lee Curtis) and the trail of a killer in a green van.

SPECIAL FEATURE CONTENTS:

  • New 2020 restoration from a 4K scan of the duplicate negative, produced exclusively for this release
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with director Richard Franklin (2003)
  • Audio commentary with cinematographer Vincent Monton, costume designer Aphrodite Kondos, production secretary Helen Watts, and film historian Mark Hartley (2019)
  • Audio commentary with writers and programmers Anna Bogutskaya and Olivia Howe (2020)
  • Kangaroo Hitchcock (2003): archival documentary on the making of Roadgames featuring interviews with Franklin and actor Stacy Keach
  • Australian Long Haul (2019): actor Stacy Keach discusses the role of Pat Quid and working in Australia
  • Audio interview with Stacy Keach (2016): further thoughts on the film by the actor
  • Audio interview with Richard Franklin (2001): the director recalls his early career as a filmmaker and the production of Roadgames
  • Archival Interview with Richard Franklin (1981): documentary profile of the director
  • Audio interview with Grant Page (2016): an in-depth discussion with the actor and stunt co-ordinator
  • ‘Not Quite Hollywood’ Interview Excerpts (2008): over an hour of outtakes from Hartley’s acclaimed documentary on Australian cinema, featuring Franklin, Page, actors Keach and Jamie Lee Curtis, screenwriter Everett De Roche, and assistant director Tom Burstall
  • Roadgames: A Lecture (1980): archival recording of Franklin, co-producer Barbi Taylor and composer Brian May discussing the making of the film
  • Neil Sinyard on ‘Roadgames’ (2020): newly filmed appreciation by the British film historian
  • …And His Ghost May Be Heard (1973): rare short film by Franklin, marking his first collaboration with Roadgames cinematographer Monton
  • Script Read (1980): audio recording of a pre-production read-through, featuring Franklin and actors Keach and Marion Edward
  • Music demos: excerpts from the Brian May score in demo form
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 80-page book with a new essay by Lee Gambin, extensive archival interviews with Richard Franklin, Stacy Keach and Jamie Lee Curtis, Franklin’s 1980 Alfred Hitchcock obituary, an overview of contemporary critical responses, Mark Hartley on …And His Ghost May Be Heard, and film credits
  • Limited edition exclusive double-sided poster
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 3,000 copies”

You can pre-order a copy of Roadgames on Blu-Ray from Amazon.co.uk.

Roadgames Limited Edition UK Blu-Ray

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