Dune - 2 Disc SE in April
Sanctuary Visual Entertainment have announced a UK Region 0 Definitive Two-Disc Special Edition DVD of David Lynch's epic sci-fi adventure Dune. Retailing at £19.99 and released on 5th April 2004 alongside their DVD of Lynch's Blue Velvet this set contains what Sanctuary claim to be the most comprehensive set of exclusive special features afforded the film anywhere in the world.
Beautifully remastered and presented in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, Dune has never looked or sounded so good. Initial copies will be available in a stunning new fold out digi-pack imparting a sense of collectability and prestige. The pack includes a new 32-page booklet containing exclusive images and with text by Paul Sammon (Producer of Original Dune Promo Film and author of "Film Noir: The Making of Blade Runner"). Brian Herbert (son of Dune author Frank Herbert) and Kevin J. Anderson who have continued the highly successful Dune series of novels also contribute an essay to the booklet..
Those features in full...
- New 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen transfer of the theatrical print (131mins)
- Remastered Dolby Digital 2.0 and 5.1 Surround Sound
- Impressions of Dune (40 mins) - All-new retrospective making-of documentary. Includes interviews with Kyle MacLachlan, cinematographer Freddie Francis, Editor Antony Gibbs, Producer Raffaella De Laurentiis and more (filmed in 2003)
- Frank Herbert Interview (From BBC archives - 2 mins)
- Original Promotional Film (6 mins) Never before seen period on-set film by Paul Sammon featuring David Lynch, Frank Herbert and many more
- All-new animated menus
- Theatrical Trailer