Django UHD Standard Edition (Arrow) (4k UHD)

$34.99

With Django, director Sergio Corbucci (The Great Silence) upped the ante for sadism and sensationalism in westerns, depicting machine-gun massacres, mud-fighting prostitutes and savage mutilations. A huge hit with international audiences, Django’s brand of bleak nihilism would be repeatedly emulated in a raft of unofficial sequels.

 

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“In this definitive spaghetti western, Franco Nero (Keoma, The Fifth Cord) gives a career-defining performance as Django, a mysterious loner who arrives at a mud-drenched ghost town on the Mexico-US border, ominously dragging a coffin behind him. After saving imperilled prostitute Maria (Loredana Nusciak), Django becomes embroiled in a brutal feud between a racist gang and a band of Mexican revolutionaries…

With Django, director Sergio Corbucci (The Great Silence) upped the ante for sadism and sensationalism in westerns, depicting machine-gun massacres, mud-fighting prostitutes and savage mutilations. A huge hit with international audiences, Django’s brand of bleak nihilism would be repeatedly emulated in a raft of unofficial sequels.

The film is presented here in an exclusive new restoration with a wealth of extras.

4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

• Restoration of Django from a 4K scan of the original camera negative by Arrow Films

• 4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation, in Dolby Vision, (HDR10 compatible)

• Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM audio

• Original English and Italian soundtracks

• English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack

• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack

• Audio commentary by film critic, historian and theorist Stephen Prince

• Django Never Dies, an interview with star Franco Nero

• Cannibal of the Wild West, an interview with assistant director Ruggero Deodato

• Sergio, My Husband, an interview with Sergio Corbucci’s wife Nori Corbucci

• That’s My Life: Part 1, an archival interview with co-writer Franco Rossetti

• A Rock ‘n’ Roll Scriptwriter, an archival interview with co-writer Piero Vivarelli

• A Punch in the Face, an archival interview with stuntman and actor Gilberto Galimberti

• Discovering Django, an appreciation by spaghetti westerns scholar Austin Fisher

• An Introduction to Django by Alex Cox, an archival featurette with the acclaimed director

• Gallery of original promotional images from the Mike Siegel archive

• Original trailers

• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sean Phillips”

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Weight 8 oz