Night of the Living Dead 4K UHD/BLU-RAY

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Studio Criterion Collection
Format 4KUHD Blu-ray
Genre Horror
Cast Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea
Original Language English
Number of Discs 3
Street Date October 4th , 2022
Runtime (in Minutes) 96
Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget, by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find themselves fending off a horde of recently dead, flesh-eating ghouls, Romero’s claustrophobic vision of a late-1960s America literally tearing itself apart rewrote the rules of the horror genre, combining gruesome gore with acute social commentary and quietly breaking ground by casting a Black actor (Duane Jones) in its lead role.

• 4K digital restoration, supervised by director George A. Romero, coscreenwriter John A. Russo, sound engineer Gary R. Streiner, and producer Russell W. Streiner, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
• One 4K UHD disc of the film and two Blu-rays with the film and special features
• Night of Anubis, a work-print edit of the film
• Program featuring filmmakers Frank Darabont, Guillermo del Toro, and Robert Rodriguez
• Sixteen-millimeter dailies reel
• Program featuring Russo on the commercial and industrial-film production company where key Night of the Living Dead participants got their starts
• Two audio commentaries from 1994 featuring Romero, Russo, producer Karl Hardman, actor Judith O’Dea, and others
• Archival interviews with Romero and actors Duane Jones and Judith Ridley
• Programs about the film’s style and score
• Interview program about the direction of the film’s ghouls, featuring members of the cast and crew
• Interviews with Gary Streiner and Russell Streiner
• Newsreels from 1967
• Trailer, radio spots, and TV spots
• English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
• PLUS: An essay by critic Stuart Klawans
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