Posted Wed Aug 5, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Francis Ford Coppola's take at horror has received a 4K restoration and a Dolby Atmos upgrade.
In an early announcement to retailers, Sony is set to release 'Bram Stoker's Dracula' on Blu-ray as part of their Supreme Cinema Series on October 6.
The Supreme Cinema Series is a premium, limited edition collection befitting beloved cinematic favorites and modern classics. Each film is presented with pristine high definition picture, enhanced sound and a collection of new and/or archival special features, creating an ultimate edition for first-time viewers and fans alike. Complete with unique Clear Case packaging, the Supreme Cinema Series is the optimal way to celebrate these unforgettable cinematic experiences.
A young English lawyer, Jonathan Harker, is sent to a gloomy village in eastern Europe. He is captured and imprisoned by the undead vampire Dracula, who travels to London, inspired by a photograph of Harker's betrothed, Mina Murray. In Britain, Dracula begins a reign of seduction and terror, draining the life from Mina's closest friend, Lucy Westenra. Lucy's friends gather together to try to drive away Dracula and rescue Mina.
Each release will feature a new 4K restoration & Dolby Atmos soundtrack (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible), and supplements include: NEW Reflections in Blood: Francis Ford Coppola and Bram Stoker's Dracula; NEW Practical Magicians: A Collaboration Between Father and Son; NEW Rare 1993 Commentary with Francis Ford Coppola, Roman Coppola and Greg Cannom; Deleted Scenes; Audio Commentary & Film Introduction by Director Francis Ford Coppola; and 4 Legacy Featurettes.
A limited edition collectible version will also be available and will include clear-case packaging and a 24-page booklet with a new introduction from Director Francis Ford Coppola.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.99 while the limited edition is $45.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Bram Stoker's Dracula' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under October 6.
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