‘The Deer Hunter (Collector’s Edition)’ Debuts On 4K UHD In May Via Shout Select

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Shout Select will release The Deer Hunter (Collector’s Edition) on 4K UHD for the first time, and the 2-disc UHD + Blu-ray combo pack comes out May 26. Fans who preorder the Collector’s Edition will also receive an exclusive 18″x24″ poster (while supplies last!)

Directed by Michael Cimino, The Deer Hunter won five Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director. Starring Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep and John Savage, the narrative centers on the lives of Pennsylvania steelworkers and their respective experiences in the Vietnam War. I still haven’t seen this film so I’m definitely looking forward to checking this movie out (hopefully I’ll get to review this title on this site and on the CinemAddicts podcast)!

Extras include:

  1. Audio commentary from journalist Bob Fisher and cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond. (featured on the 4K UHD disc).
  2. New interviews with John Savage (“We Don’t Belong Here”), actress Rutanya Alda (“The War at Home), producer Michael Deeley (“A National Anthem”), and post production supervisor Katy Haber and Universal Marketing executive Willette Klausner (“This Is Not About War”).
  3. Interview with critic and historian David Thomson
  4. Deleted and Extended Scenes
  5. Theatrical Trailer
  6. Radio Spots
  7. Still Gallery

Stanley Myers’ beautiful composition “Cavatina” which served as the emotional anchor of The Deer Hunter. If you haven’t heard of the song (although my bet is you have heard of the tune), take a listen:

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