Acclaimed drama “The Deer Hunter” is getting a Zavvi exclusive 4K Steelbook release in July

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On July 5th, Zavvi are bringing us this new 4K Steeelbook release of The Deer Hunter, which is being released as a 3-disc special edition (1 x 4K movie disc, 1 x Blu-ray movie disc, 1 x Blu-ray extras disc).

Pre-orders will live around 9am UK time on Monday June 21st for Red Carpet subscribers, and around 12 noon for everyone else, so ignore any ‘sold out’ notices until then.

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Pre-order: Zavvi

Michael Cimino’s masterpiece, The Deer Hunter has been stunningly restored.

Winner of five Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor for Christopher Walken, The Deer Hunter is widely acknowledged as one of cinema’s great masterpieces and contains some of the most memorable scenes in film history. When Michael (Robert De Niro), Steven (John Savage) and Nick (Christopher Walken) are captured by the Vietcong, they are forced to play Russian Roulette by their brutal captors, who make bets on their survival. The experience of capture leaves them with terrible physical and psychological wounds, and when Michael returns to Saigon to fulfill an old promise to one of his friends, he makes an unexpected, horrific discovery.

Also features astonishing performances from Meryl Streep as the woman both Michael and Nick fall in love with, and John Cazale (The Godfather, Dog Day Afternoon) as their unhinged and insecure friend Stan.

Bonus Features:

  • Interview with Film Critic David Thomson 4 1979 ITV South Bank Show
  • Interview with Michael Cimino
  • Realising The Deer Hunter – Interview with Michael Cimino
  • Shooting The Deer Hunter – Interview with Vilmos Zsigmond
  • Playing The Deer Hunter – Interview with John Savage 4 Michael Cimino Audio Commentary
  • Vilmos Zsigmond & Journalist Bob Fisher Audio Commentary 4 Deleted and Extended Scenes

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7 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    Waiting for snowflakes to complain about the cover art.
    3… 2… 1…

  2. Anonymous says:

    Not a snowflake but the cover art is poor, I’ll stick with this one…

  3. Anonymous says:

    This cover is absolute garbage 😆 the more I look at it, the more I laugh.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Makes me think of this cover:

  5. Anonymous says:

    That is an awful cover, the film is about the impact of the Vietnam War on a small town in PA, USA and this cover is so misleading.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Without a doubt the worst film artwork ever. Be it film poster, vhs, dvd, blu ray or steelbook. Absolutely atrocious.

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