Tetsuo I & II in October
Third Window Films
have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray release of Tetsuo: The Iron Man / Tetsuo II: Body Hammer on 8 October 2012. These cult classics from Japanese writer/director Shinya Tsukamoto have been digitally restored from their original negatives and come to DVD and Blu-ray with a new transfer supervised by Tsukamoto. Also included in the double-disc set is Tsukamoto's 'Tetsuo' prototype short-film 'The Adventures of Electric Rod Boy' plus a new exclusive interview with Tsukamoto, talking about both Tetsuo films as well as giving a 5 minute introduction to 'Rod Boy'.
Both the Blu-ray and DVD will have a collectable slipcase as well as reversible sleeves which allow you to choose 1 of 4 different images from either film to show off your box including new illustrations by Tim Willis.
The full list of features:
- New high definition transfer supervised by Shinya Tsukamoto
- Optional English-subtitles
- ‘The Adventures of Denchu Kozen’ – Shinya Tsukamoto’s 45 minute student film
- Exclusive interview with Shinya Tsukamoto
- New Trailer
- Original Japanese Trailers
- Trailers of other Third Window releases
Also out on 8 October from TWF is Tsukamoto's latest film Kotoko.
Trailer and artwork (low-res) follow...