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Clive Barker's Nightbreed: The Director's Cut on Blu-ray is an Entirely Different Film

  • Saturday, 13 September 2014 00:00
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'The Nightbreed Director's Cut is an entirely different film than the one which was released in theaters. Its 20 minutes longer than the theatrical cut, but it contains over 40 minutes of new and altered footage. Clive oversaw the reconstruction and edit himself, personally ensuring that, at long last, he was able to tell the story he always wanted to tell, but until now, had never been given the chance. Once the scenes were reordered, and the original film footage restored, the entire film received a brand new sound mix and color pass.

It is, in every way, a different movie. It contains more story, more monsters, and there's even a musical number. Ultimately, what we've delivered is a love story 25 years in the making'. Quote from CliveBarker.info

Actors: Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg
Directors: Clive Barker
Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, Director's Cut, NTSC, Widescreen
Language: English
Region: Region A/1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 2
Rated: R (Restricted)
Studio: Shout! Factory
Release Date: October 28, 2014
Run Time: 140 minutes

Final specs for NIGHTBREED: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT on Blu-ray Revealed!

DVD & BLU-RAY COMBO SPECIAL EDITION SET
* New "Director's Cut" presentation of the film which contains over 40 minutes of new and altered footage
* Introduction by writer/director Clive Barker and restoration producer Mark Alan Miller
* Audio Commentary by writer/director Clive Barker and restoration producer Mark Alan Miller
* Tribes of the Moon: The Making of Nightbreed featuring interviews with Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, Doug Bradley and more... (72 minutes)
* Making Monsters - interviews with makeup effects artists Bob Keen, Martin Mercer and Paul Jones (42 minutes)
* Fire! Fights! Stunts! 2nd Unit Shooting - an interview with Andy Armstrong (20 minutes)
* Original Theatrical Trailer 1:78 Widescreen/DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/Dolby Digital 5.1/English Subtitles

LIMITED EDITION 3-DISC BLU-RAY SET (10,000 Numbered Pieces)
DISC 1: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT
* New "Director's Cut" presentation of the film which contains over 40 minutes of new and altered footage
* Introduction by writer/director Clive Barker and restoration producer Mark Alan Miller
* Audio Commentary by writer/director Clive Barker and restoration producer Mark Alan Miller
* Tribes of the Moon: The Making of Nightbreed featuring interviews with Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, Doug Bradley and more... (72 minutes)
* Making Monsters - interviews with makeup effects artists Bob Keen, Martin Mercer and Paul Jones (42 minutes)
* Fire! Fights! Stunts! 2nd Unit Shooting - an interview with Andy Armstrong (20 minutes)
* Original Theatrical Trailer 1:78 Widescreen/DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/Dolby Digital 5.1

DISC 2: BONUS DISC
* Deleted and Alternate Scenes (approx. 20 minutes)
* Monster Prosthetics Master Class
* Cutting Compromise - an interview with editor Mark Goldblatt
* The Painted Landscape: The Concept Art of Ralph McQuarrie
* Matte Painting Tests
* Makeup Tests
* Stop Motion Lost Footage
* Extended Torture Scene
* Rehearsal of Boone's dream
* Extensive Still Galleries - Early Sketches, Deleted Scene, Posters and Pre-Production art, On the Set, The Cast and Crew

DISC 3: THE THEATRICAL CUT
* New transfer from the inter-positive
1:78 Widescreen/DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/English Subtitles

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