Arrow Films is pleased to announce that Monday September 24th will see the hugely influential Lady Snowblood films lovingly restored and released on Blu-ray for the very first time, anywhere in the world.

We have two copies of the Blu-ray steelbook to give away to our readers.

From legendary Japanese director Toshiya Fujita, the two blood-splattered Samurai masterpieces are credited as the main inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill series.

Beautifully restored on Blu-ray for the very first time anywhere in the world, these special Arrow reissues are a real visual treat – a must-have for any self-respecting high definition film fan. Available as both a Limited Edition Blu-ray SteelBookTM and a 3-disc Blu-ray & DVD Dual Format Set, these long-awaited releases will contain the following special features:

- “Slicing Through the Snow” – An exclusive interview with Japanese cinema expert Jasper Sharp – Collector’s booklet “The Crimson Kimono” by critic Tom Mes, illustrated with original stills.
- Original theatrical trailers for both films
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of both features

- Newly translated optional English subtitles
- Original Mono Audio (uncompressed PCM on Blu-ray)

Ltd Edition SteelbookTM – Additional Special Features: – Limited Edition SteelBookTM packaging

Dual Format Edition – Additional Special Features: – Reversible sleeve featuring original artwork

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This article was first posted on September 18, 2012