Luminous Procuress (Second Run UK) (Blu-Ray All Region)

$23.99

Exploding out of San Francisco’s vibrant late-60s counter-culture, Luminous Procuress is a psychedelic odyssey of unabashed hedonism. The only feature film by artist, mystic and polymath Steven Arnold, the film celebrates gender-fluidity and pan-sexuality in a voyeuristic phantasmagorical journey towards spiritual ecstasy.

In stock

Description

Exploding out of San Francisco’s vibrant late-60s counter-culture, Luminous Procuress is a psychedelic odyssey of unabashed hedonism. The only feature film by artist, mystic and polymath Steven Arnold, the film celebrates gender-fluidity and pan-sexuality in a voyeuristic phantasmagorical journey towards spiritual ecstasy.

Often compared to the works of Fellini, Jack Smith and Kenneth Anger, and featuring the outrageous talents of the avant garde drag troupe The Cockettes, as well as artist ruth weiss, Luminous Procuress was an underground sensation upon release but disappeared from circulation for many years. Now fully restored in all its sensuous glory, Luminous Procuress’s subversive delights are ready to be discovered anew.


Luminous Procuress
is presented from a glorious new 2K restoration and makes its world premiere on Blu-ray.

BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
Luminous Procuress presented from an HD transfer of the complete and uncut version of the film from the new 2K restoration by the Pacific Film Archive and the Cinema Preservation Alliance.
• Producer Harry Tsvi Strauch on Steven Arnold and Luminous Procuress.
• Curator Steve Seid on the history and preservation of Luminous Procuress.
• Booklet featuring new writing by film scholar and critic Elena Gorfinkel, and an essay by Steve Seid.
• World premiere on Blu-ray.
• Region-free Blu-ray (A/B/C)

Technical details:
• Language: English
• Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
• Video: BD50 / 1080p / 24fps
• Audio: 1.0 Dual Mono LPCM (48k/24-bit)
• Discs: 1
• Colour
• Region A/B/C (Region Free)

THIS IS A PREORDER DISC THAT IS RELEASED IN THE UK IN MAY 2022.  WE WILL EXPECT TO HAVE THEM IN STOCK AND SHIPPING AFTER RELEASE.  WE CANNOT SHIP IMPORTS BY STREET DATE

ALL ITEMS ORDERED TOGETHER WILL BE CHARGED AT THE TIME OF THE ORDER

AND SHIP TOGETHER WHEN EVERYTHING IS IN STOCK. PLEASE PLACE MULTIPLE

ORDERS IF YOU WISH TO HAVE ITEMS SHIPPED AS THEY ARRIVE

WE ONLY OFFER STORE CREDIT FOR THE CANCELLATION OF ANY PREORDER

ALL DETAILS, INCLUDING RELEASE DATE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Additional information

Weight 8 oz