Eureka Entertainment will once again bring a big smile to Japanese genre film fans. They are set to release Junya Satō’s edge-of-your-seat thriller, The Bullet Train. To be released as part of the Eureka Classics range in its UK debut on Blu-ray presented from a 2K restoration. starring the legendary Sonny Chiba and Ken Takakura, available from April.
Ken Takakura stars as a mad bomber who plants a device on a high-speed Japanese train, programmed to detonate if the train’s speed drops below 80 kilometres per hour. The trains conductor (Sonny Chiba) must keep the train moving whilst the police track the madman down.
Most well-known for inspiring the 1994 Hollywood blockbuster Speed, The Bullet Train is a remarkably tense thriller from director Junya Satō, and Eureka Classics will present it in this definitive edition for its UK debut on Blu-ray, from a 2K restoration of the original film elements.
Check out this great trailer Eureka Entertainment have just released.
“Cleverly plotted disaster film – A THRILLER” – Variety
SPECIAL EDITION BLU-RAY FEATURES*
Limited Edition slipcase featuring new artwork by Tony Stella (First Print Run of 2000 copies) | 1080p presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K restoration of the original film elements | Original Japanese theatrical version and alternate dubbed International version included | Optional English subtitles | Brand new audio commentary by Jasper Sharp and Tom Mes | Brand new interview with author / critic Kim Newman | Brand new interview with Tony Rayns | “Big Movie, Big Panic: Junya Sato on The Bullet Train” archival featurette | Trailers | PLUS: A limited edition collectors booklet featuring a new essay by film writer Barry Forshaw (First Print Run of 2000 copies) | *All extras subject to change
1975 | PG | 152 MIN | 2.40:1 OAR | JAPAN | ACTION/CRIME/THRILLER | COLOUR | JAPANESE
You can Pre-Order/Buy from Eureka Store
The Bullet Train will be released on Blu-ray from 24th April by Eureka Entertainment as part of Eureka Classics range.