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It’s been 15 years since “Donnie Darko” first hit theaters, but audiences are still clamoring to see writer-director Richard Kelly’s 2001 cult classic on the big screen. Arrow Films’ 15th anniversary release has sold out several screenings of a new 4k restoration of the film, which began an exclusive run at the British Film Institute in London on Saturday and expands nationwide in the U.K. on December 23. No plans have been announced regarding a potential release in the U.S.
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Set in 1988, the movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a troubled teenager who’s visited at night by an imaginary friend named Frank, a haunting figure wearing a large rabbit suit. Frank tells Donnie that the world will end in 28 days, six hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds, and manipulates him to commit a series of crimes while sleepwalking. »
- Graham Winfrey
Next month, the British Film Institute celebrates the 15th anniversary of the iconic cult classic Donnie Darko with a theatrical re-release showcasing the film's new 4K restoration. Today we have a new trailer for the re-release, which is only happening in the U.K., with screenings on December 19, 20, 22 and 23. The film will also include an introduction from writer-director Richard Kelly.
BFI debuted this new trailer yesterday, which allows fans to revisit this cult classic, even if you can't make it to the U.K. for this re-release. It's unclear if there are plans for a 4K re-release in the U.S., either in theater or on home video. Here's the official description of this re-release from the BFI website.
Title: Badge of Honor Alchemy Director: Agustin Writers: Anthony Thorne, Kevin Barrett, Nick Montalvo, Agustin Cast: Mena Suvari, Jesse Bradford, Lochlyn Munro, Haylie Duff, Natasha Henstridge, Patrick Muldoon and Martin Sheen Running Time: 1hr 34min Rated: Unrated (Sex, Nudity, Violence, Language) Detective David Miles (Lochlyn Munro, White Chicks) and detective Mike Gallo (Jesse Bradford, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell) are working on a drug bust, when the sting goes bad. Giving chase to one of the drug dealers, Gallo accidentally kills teenage boy and Miles helps him cover it up. They give their corroborated statement to the captain (Martin Sheen, The West Wing) and they move on with [ Read More ]
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