13 Assassins (UK) in September
Artificial Eye have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of 13 Assassins on 5th September 2011. Takashi Miike (Audition, Ichi the Killer) directs this bloody samurai epic. The film is a remake of Eichi Kudo’s 1963 samurai period action-drama ‘Jusan-nin No Shikaku’.
The UK releases feature the the shorter international cut which runs 126mins on the Blu-ray (the Japanese theatrical cut runs 141mins). Extras include deleted scenes (the material cut from the Japanese version), an interview with Miike (18mins) and the trailer.
On DVD the film is presented in anamorphic widescreen with Japanese audio (DD5.1 & DD2.0) and optional English subtitles.
Blu-ray AV specs are TBC.
Trailer and artwork follow…