Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Sept. 16, 2014
Price: DVD $29.95, Blu-ray $39.95
Studio: CriterionJack Nance
stars in David Lynch
’s (Blue Velvet
) 1977 debut feature, Eraserhead
, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. With its mesmerizing black-and-white photography by Frederick Elmes
, evocative sound design, and unforgettably enigmatic performance by Jack Nance
, this visionary nocturnal odyssey remains one of American cinema’s darkest dreams.
Yeah, yeah, we’re just running Criterion’s press release write-up for the film but, jeez, there’s been so much said about it over the years, that we’ll wait for our review to lay on some editorial gravy…!
Criterion’s Blu-ray and DVD releases of Eraserhead
contains the following features:
• New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed stereo soundtrack on the Blu-ray
” Stories, a 2001 documentary by David Lynch
on the making of the film
• New high-definition restorations