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Cross of Iron - Imprint Limited Edition - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

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Genres: War, Thriller
Starring: James Coburn, James Mason, David Warner
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Plot Sypnosis:

MEN ON THE FRONT LINES OF HELL.

From visionary director Sam Peckinpah (The Wild Bunch, Major Dundee) comes a devastating war epic starring Academy Award winner James Coburn (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape) and Academy Award nominee James Mason (North By Northwest, Lolita). 

Based on the acclaimed novel ‘The Wilting Flesh’ by Willi Heinrich, Cross Of Iron influenced Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds (2009), and on release was praised by the great Orson Welles. 

Rolf Steiner is a German corporal and recipient of the Iron Cross who has grown disenchanted with Hitler’s war machine. When Captain Stransky assumes charge, the pair are thrown into immediate conflict. 

Limited edition 3-Disc set presented on high-definition Blu-ray, and for the first time in Australia on 4K UHD. Packed with special features including a Grindhouse Version of the film, from a NEW scan of a vintage German 35mm theatrical print, presenting an authentic 70’s cinema experience.

1500 copies only.

Special Features & Technical Specs:

Disc One: Cross of Iron – 4K UHD – Brand new 2023 4K restoration (HDR)  

  • NEW Audio Commentary by filmmaker / Peckinpah scholar Mike Siegel
  • Promoting STEINER – International posters and lobby cards & more
  • STEINER on the Set – a selection of 100 behind the scenes stills
  • Filming STEINER: Part 1 – 100 behind the scenes stills from contact sheets
  • Filming STEINER: Part 2 – 100 behind the scenes stills from contact sheets
  • STEINER in Colour – a selection of 100 colour stills
  • Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
  • Audio TBC

Disc Two: Cross of Iron – Blu-ray

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a new 4K restoration (2023)
  • NEW Audio Commentary by filmmaker / Peckinpah scholar Mike Siegel
  • Audio Commentary by film historian & author Stephen Prince
  • NEW Five animated gallery featurettes
  • NEW Interview with editors Tony Lawson and Michael Ellis
  • NEW Interview with make up artist Colin Arthur
  • Promoting STEINER – International posters and lobby cards & more
  • STEINER on the Set – a selection of 100 behind the scenes stills
  • Filming STEINER: Part 1 – 100 behind the scenes stills from contact sheets
  • Filming STEINER: Part 2 – 100 behind the scenes stills from contact sheets
  • STEINER in Colour – a selection of 100 colour stills
  • US/UK TV Spots
  • Original English Theatrical Trailer
  • Original German Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
  • Audio TBC 

Disc Three: Cross of Iron – Grindhouse Version – “Steiner – Das Eiserne Kreuz”

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K Scan
  • NEW scan from a vintage German 35mm theatrical print, presenting an authentic 70’s cinema experience
  • Passion & Poetry: Sam Peckinpah’s War – Documentary featuring interviews with key cast/crew & behind the scenes footage
  • On Location – Audio interviews with Sam Peckinpah, James Coburn, James Mason, Maximilian Schel & David Warner
  • Kruger Kisses Kern – Interview with actor/director/producer Vadim Glowna
  • Vadim & Sam: Father and Son – actor/director/producer Vadim Glowna recalls his relationship with Peckinpah
  • Cutting Room Floor – Interviews with cast & crew on the cut scenes
  • Steiner in Japan – Two Japanese TV commercials directed by Peckinpah, starring James Coburn
  • Mike’s Homemovies: Steiner & Kiesel Meet Again – Introduction to the film by David Warner and James Coburn for the film screening in Padua, Italy 2000
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
  • Audio English & German LPCM 2.0
Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1977
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 132
Specs: Limited edition of 1500 units
Video Resolution/Codec: 2160p HEVC/H.265
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.85:1
Audio Formats: TBA