Tobe Hooper’s cult classic Lifeforce is heading to UK Steelbook in September from Arrow

lifeforceCult classic connoisseurs Arrow Video are adding to their collection with Lifeforce, which is due for a 2-Disc release on September 30th.

As usual for Arrow, the discs are packed with extras, and you check out the details, along with a pre-order link and enbiggenable artwork below!

Pre-order: Amazon UK

When a space shuttle crew finds a mysterious spacecraft containing three human-looking creatures in a state of suspended animation, they bring them back to Earth for further investigation.
It’s only then that scientists discover that they are in fact a race of space vampires that feed off people’s life-force rather than their blood. So when they escape and run amok in London, the consequences are apocalyptic – and the shuttle crew’s only survivor (Steve Railsback) seems to be the only man who can stop them.

Based on Colin Wilson s novel The Space Vampires , co-written by Dan O Bannon (Alien, Return of the Living Dead) and directed by Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Poltergeist), this lively sci-fi horror romp has a stellar cast including Peter Firth, Frank Finlay and Patrick Stewart – although it’s Mathilda May’s appearance as a naked female alien that attracts most attention to this day.

Extras:

  • Limited Edition SteelBook packaging
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of both the Theatrical and Director s Cuts
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with director Tobe Hooper
  • Audio commentary with Academy Award-winning visual effects artist Douglas Smith, moderated by filmmaker and scholar Howard S. Berger
  • Audio commentary with make-up effects artist Nick Maley
  • Cannon Fodder: The Making of Lifeforce – An epic UK-exclusive look at the genesis, production and release of Lifeforce featuring interviews with Hooper, producer Michael J. Kagan, editor John Grover, actors Aubrey Morris and Nicholas Ball, makeup artist Sandra Exelby, screenwriter Michael Armstrong, sound designer Vernon Messenger, artistic designers Tom Adams and Douglas Smith and effects artist John Schoonraad.
  • Cast & Crew Retrospective with star Steve Railsback, Hooper, Mathilda May and more!
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spot
  • Collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film, a new interview with Oscar-winning visual effects artist John Dykstra by Calum Waddell, illustrated with original archive stills and posters
  • And more to be announced!

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