Starring late musician David Bowie and a young Jennifer Connelly, the film, which was written by Monty Python’s Terry Jones, follows 16-year-old Sarah (Connelly) as she tries to save her little brother from the Goblin King (Bowie).
In order to get the best quality for the 30th anniversary release, the film was fully restored in 4K Ultra HD from an original 35mm negative. It also has a new Dolby Atmos sound mix produced specifically for the home theatre.
The 30th anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release comes in a 24-page Digibook package, which includes rare, behind-the-scenes photos from the set. A special “mirrorbox” gift set will be available exclusively on Amazon.ca.
In order to watch Labyrinth in 4K Ultra HD you’ll need a 4K television and a 4K Blu-ray player, such as the upcoming PS4.5 Neo that’s rumoured to be announced on Sept. 7 (Sony Pictures is the distributor of Labyrinth and has been pumping out 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray titles the last few months).
A full list of bonus features available on the 4K Utra HD Blu-ray release are below.
4K Ultra HD
- Feature film in 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR)
- Dolby Atmos soundtrack (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible)
- Also includes the film and special features on high-def Blu-ray
Blu-ray Bonus Features Include:
- 4K Restoration & Dolby Atmos soundtrack (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible)
- ALL-NEW: “The Henson Legacy” Featurette
-Jennifer Connelly and the Henson family talk about the art of puppetry and the magic of Jim Henson, along with a visit to the “Center for
- Puppetry Arts” featuring The Jim Henson Collection and over 100 puppets from Labyrinth.
- ALL-NEW: Labyrinth Anniversary Q&A
-Hosted by Mythbuster’s Adam Savage with participants Brian Henson, David Goelz and Karen Prell, and surprise guest Sheri Weiser.
- ALL-NEW: “The Goblin King” Featurette
-Remembering David Bowie with co-star Jennifer Connelly, and Jim Henson’s children Brian Henson and Cheryl Henson.
- The Storytellers (Picture-in-Picture)
- Commentary by Conceptual Designer Brian Froud
- Original Making of Documentary “Inside The Labyrinth”
- “Journey Through the Labyrinth: Kingdom of Characters” Documentary
- “Journey Through the Labyrinth: The Quest for Goblin City” Documentary
- Theatrical Trailer
Are you excited for the release of Labyrinth on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray? Will you consider upgrading your TV and Blu-ray player in order to watch it? Share your thoughts in the comments below or at facebook.com/bamcatBuzz.