The BFI have announced that they are to release Paul Verhoeven’s coming of age drama Spetters on dual-format DVD and Blu-ray on 2nd December 2019.
Starring Renée Soutendijk, Jeroen Krabbé (The Fugitive) and the late great Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), this limited edition 2-disc set (1 x Blu-ray & 1 x DVD) brings Spetters to Blu-ray for the first time in the UK and is a must own release, packed with over 4 hours of bonus content.
In Spetters, three friends long for better lives and see their love of motorcycle racing as a perfect way of doing it. However the arrival of the beautiful and ambitious Fientje threatens to come between them.
- Remastered in 4K and presented in High Definition for the first time in the UK
- Audio commentary by director Paul Verhoeven
- Symbolic Power, Profit and Performance in Paul Verhoeven’s Spetters (2019, 17 mins): audiovisual essay written and narrated by Amy Simmons
- Andere Tijden: Spetters (2002, 29 mins): Dutch TV documentary on the making of Spetters, featuring the filmmakers, cast and critics of the film
- Speed Crazy: An Interview with Paul Verhoeven (2014, 8 mins)
- Writing Spetters: An Interview with Gerard Soeteman (2014, 11 mins)
- An Interview with Jost Vacano (2014, 67 mins): wide ranging interview with the film’s cinematographer discussing his work on films including Soldier of Orange and Robocop
- Image gallery
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