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Package Shots and Details for Battle Royale

Posted on October 28, 2010 at 15:06 by Ulrik.Tweet this

Arrow Video has released package shots and further details for their upcoming (November 29th) Blu-ray Disc release of Kinji Fukasaku's Battle Royale. The Blu-ray Disc edition is limited to 10.000pc and is currently available at Amazon.co.uk for GBP16.99. According to a tweet (can't find the link right now) from Arrow, the Blu-ray Disc will be region free!


Brand new restored transfer in high definition 1080p of both theatrical and director's cut
Brand new subtitle translation on both features
Limited edition packaging numbered #/5000 with certificate
Limited edition exclusive special features

Disc 1 - Theatrical Cut
Original theatrical trailer, The making of Battle Royale: The Experience of 42 High School Students, Conducting Battle Royale with the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra

Disc 2 - Special Edition (Director's Cut)
Special Edition Trailer, TV Spot: Tarantino Version, Shooting the Special Edition, Takeshi Kitano interview, The correct way to make Battle Royale [Birthday Version], Tokyo International Film Festival Presentation

Disc 3 - Special Features
Opening day at Maru no Ichi Toei Movie Theatre, The Slaughter of 42 High School Students, Premiere Press Conference, The Correct way to fight in Battle Royale, Royale Rehearsals, Masamichi Amano conducts Battle Royale, Special Effects Comparison, Behind the Scenes featurette, Filming on Set, TV Spots, Promos and Commercials, Kinji Fukasaku Trailer Reel
32 Page Comic
36 page booklet including: 'A Battle Without An End' by Tom Mes, author of 'The Midnight Eye Guide to New Japanese Film', Printed interview with director Kinji Fukasaku, 'Today's lesson is... you kill each other' by Jay McRoy, author of 'Japanese Horror Cinema' [LE Exclusive], Extract from Koushun Takami's original novel [LE Exclusive], Original promotional material including director's statement, cast and crew biogs [LE Exclusive]

16 page booklet including: Concept artwork and drawings for the limited edition set [LE Exclusive]

[via DVD Times & Amazon.co.uk]