Exclusive 4K restoration of FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS from Arrow Video out 9th December

Considered unfilmable for decades, Hunter S. Thompson’s literary landmark of psychedelic excess finally met its cinematic match in anarchic visionary director Terry Gilliam (Twelve Monkeys) and two no-holds-barred star performances by Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro.

Raoul Duke (Depp) and his volatile Samoan attorney Dr. Gonzo (del Toro) are en route to Las Vegas, ostensibly on a banal journalistic assignment, but the suitcase full of psychoactive narcotics in their possession tells another story. Beset by bats, horny lizards and runaway hotel carpet upon their arrival, the pair plunge deeper into the pharmaceutically enhanced neon underbelly of the City of Sin on a chemically charged savage journey to the heart of the American Dream.

Flashback to Gilliam and Thompson’s trip of a lifetime in an exclusive 4K restoration, accompanied by an outstanding selection of bonus material delving into the history of the film and the original book.

2-DISC LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY CONTENTS

Two-disc edition featuring Fear And Loathing in Las Vegas in a new 4K restoration, and the documentary For No Good Reason about illustrator Ralph Steadman, featuring Terry Gilliam and Johnny Depp
Limited edition packaging featuring iconic original art by Ralph Steadman
Limited edition hardbound book featuring new writing by Roger Keen, an essay on “Thompson on Film” by Dr. William Stephenson, a 1999 interview with Terry Gilliam by Ian Christie and original production notes
Six collectors’ postcards
Double-sided fold-out poster of the original theatrical one-sheet and a sketch by Terry Gilliam

DISC ONE: FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS

Brand new 4K restoration by Arrow Films from the original negative supervised by Terry Gilliam
High Definition Blu-ray™ (1080p) presentation
Original 5.1 & 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
New commentary by Terry Gilliam, moderated by Phil Stubbs
Savage: Finding The American Nightmare, a newly filmed appreciation by film historian Ian Christie
The Gonzo Papers, a newly filmed interview with producer Laila Nabulsi
Grim Memories and Bad Flashbacks, an all-new interview with star Benicio del Toro
Ignore This Terrible Drug: The Art and Style of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, an all-new featurette including interviews with cinematographer Nicola Pecorini, production designer Alex McDowall, costume designer Julie Weiss and editor Lesley Walker
Buy The Ticket, Take The Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film, a 2006 documentary on the author featuring Depp, del Toro, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, Bill Murray, Sean Penn, John Cusack and others
Hunter Goes To Hollywood, archive footage of the author filming his cameo in the film
Four deleted scenes with new optional commentary by Gilliam, including the excised prologue A Dress Pattern
Spotlight on Location, an original promotional featurette featuring interviews with Gilliam, Depp and del Toro
Behind the scenes ‘B-roll’ footage and additional EPK interviews with Gilliam, Depp and del Toro
Theatrical trailers and TV spots
Extensive image galleries, including original production designs, storyboards and production stills

DISC TWO: FOR NO GOOD REASON (LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE)

High Definition Blu-ray™ (1080p) presentation
5.1 & 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Short film Cherrywood Cannon
Ralph’s Art
Extended interviews with Terry Gilliam, Bruce Robinson and Richard E. Grant
Deleted Scenes
Trailer & Teasers
Image Galleries

On Blu-ray 9th December from Arrow Video

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