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Sixteen Candles - Extended Cut on British Blu-ray

John Hughes Comedy With Longer TV Version on Home Video

The comedy Sixteen Candles by director John Hughes, starring Molly Ringwald, has been released on Blu-ray in several countries. As on almost all home cinema releases worldwide, the theatrical version is included.

But there was an extended version on US TV, which has at least one more scene to offer. This one finds its way on Blu-ray via Arrow Video for the first time. In England, the label has launched the new release on July 22, 2019.

  • New restoration by Arrow Films from a 4K scan of the original negative
  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-rayTM presentation of the Theatrical Version of the film (92 mins), plus Blu-rayTM world premiere Extended Version (94 mins), featuring the additional cafeteria scene newly remastered in high definition
  • Original lossless mono audio, plus 5.1 DTS-HD MA surround option
  • Original English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Alternate home video soundtrack prepared for VHS and laserdisc releases
  • Option to watch additional scene from the Extended Version separately
  • Casting Sixteen Candles , an all-new audio interview with casting director Jackie Burch
  • When Gedde Met Deborah, a newly filmed conversation between actors Gedde Watanabe and Deborah Pollack
  • Rudy the Bohunk, a newly filmed interview with supporting actor John Kapelos
  • The In-Between, a newly filmed interview with camera operator Gary Kibbe
  • The New Wave Nerd, a newly filmed interview with filmmaker Adam Rifkin, who shadowed John Hughes while working as an extra on set
  • Music for Geeks, a newly filmed interview with composer Ira Newborn
  • A Very Eighties Fairytale, an all-new video essay written and narrated by writer Soraya Roberts, looking at the film from a contemporary feminist perspective
  • Celebrating Sixteen Candles, an archive documentary featuring interviews with cast, crew and admirers, including stars Anthony Michael Hall, Paul Dooley, Justin Henry, Haviland Morris and Gedde Watanabe
  • Theatrical trailers, TV spots and radio spots
  • Image galleries
  • BD-ROM: PDF of the original shooting script
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sara Deck

FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collectors booklet featuring new writing on the film by Nikki Baughan and Bryan Reesman


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Release: Jul 26, 2019 - Author: Mike Lowrey - Translator: Mike Lowrey

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