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Preview: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Bluray)

When multiple residents of a Californian backwater begin to suffer from identical frenzied delusions, Dr Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) suspects the town is in the grip of a new kind of epidemic. But his investigations soon reveal the terrifying truth, uncovering not a medical emergency but an extra-terrestrial invasion that threatens mankind’s very existence.

Directed by Don Siegel (Dirty Harry), this 1950s classic brings the fear of the unknown to the streets of America. A milestone of the science-fiction genre and a critique of post-war American society, Invasion of the Body Snatchers remains an enduring and suspenseful classic.

Presented on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK, experience the thrills and horrors of this highly influential movie like never before.

You can pre-order HERE.

Extra

  • Audio commentary with Dana Wynter, Kevin McCarthy and Joe Dante (2006)
  • Sleep No More: Invasion of the Body Snatchers Revisited (27 mins): archive featurette focusing on the production history and historical significance of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Includes clips from interviews with Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, John Landis, Mick Garris (Sleepwalkers), and science fiction historian Bob Burns
  • Return to Santa Mira (16 mins): a look at the location where key segments from Invasion of the Body Snatchers were shot
  • What’s In a Name? (3 mins): a short video piece about the title of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and some of the changes that were made to get it right
  • The Fear and the Fiction: The Body Snatchers Phenomenon (8 mins): archive extra featuring interviews with Kevin McCarthy, co-screenwriter Stuart Gordon, John Landis, cultural historian Leo Brandy, Don Siegel’s assistant Stuart Kaminsky, and Dana Wynter
  • Trailer
  • Other extras TBC
  • **FIRST PRESSING ONLY** Illustrated booklet with new writing on the film by Dr Deborah Allison
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