It’s considered one of the greatest films ever made despite it’s brutality, this year A Clockwork Orange celebrates it’s 50th birthday. To celebrate the special occasion, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment are set to release the 4K Ultra HR release of the film. Available from October.
A Clockwork Orange Ultimate Collector’s Edition, will be released to mark the 50th Anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 classic dystopian film. Fans can also own a 4K Ultra HD copy of A Clockwork Orange on Digital in September .
Adapted from Anthony Burgess’s 1962 decline-of-civilization novel, A Clockwork Orange received four Academy Award® nominations; Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay (Based on Material from Another Medium) and Best Film Editing.
Directed, written and produced by Kubrick, the film stars Malcolm McDowell as Alex DeLarge, Warren Clarke, James Marcus and Michael Tarn as his droogs, Patrick Magee and Michael Bates.
In 2020, the United States Library of Congress selected A Clockwork Orange for preservation in the National Film Registry, finding it “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
In an England of the future, Alex (Malcolm McDowell) and his “Droogs” spend their nights getting high at the Korova Milkbar before embarking on “a little of the old ultraviolence,” while jauntily warbling “Singin’ in the Rain.” After he’s jailed for bludgeoning the Cat Lady to death, Alex submits to a behavior modification technique to earn his freedom; he’s conditioned to abhor violence. Returned to the world defenseless, Alex becomes the victim of his prior victims.
Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Elements
A Clockwork Orange Ultimate Collector’s Edition contains the following special features:
- Commentary by Malcolm McDowell and Nick Redman
- Still Tickin’: The Return of Clockwork Orange [2000 Channel 4 Documentary]
- Great Bolshy Yarblockos! Making A Clockwork Orange
- Turning Like Clockwork
- Malcolm McDowell Looks Back
- O Lucky Malcolm!
- 32-page booklet
- Double-sided Poster
- Set of 3 Art Cards
- Behind the scenes stills
- Newspaper prop replica
A Clockwork Orange Ultimate Collector’s Edition will be available from 4th October. 4K Ultra HD Digital version available from 21st September.