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
For your chance to win, first like us on Facebook… Already a fan? You can skip this part.
… and then email firstname.lastname@example.org with the e-mail header Lady Snowblood. Make sure you leave your full name and address and that you are over the age of 15.
This article was first posted on September 18, 2012