Arrow Video US – April 2019 Release Schedule

New from Arrow Video US and Arrow Academy US


MELO (4/9)


KEOMA (4/16)


KHRUSTALYOV, MY CAR! [Limited Edition] (4/30)

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Spring into April with Arrow Films!

Once you’ve completed your spring cleaning, Arrow Films invites you to kick up your feet and relax with six new titles coming to Blu-ray this April. The month begins with the April 2nd release of Takashi Miike’s Terra Formars. This sci-fi adventure sees a team of space explorers take battle against a horde of oversized anthropomorphic cockroaches. The release in includes a full-full-length documentary on the making of the film, outtakes and more. Fans of Miike will certainly be thrilled to get their hands on this modern classic.

April 9th sees two releases hit shelves starting with The Iguana with the Tongue Fire. Set in Dublin, an oddity for a giallo, this film from legendary director Riccardo Freda follows a series of brutal killings that carry political complications. The film is presented with a new 2K restoration from the original 35mm camera negative. The second April 9th release is Mélo from director Alain Resnais. This story of a doomed love triangle is based on the classic play from Henri Bernstein and come with a stunning new 2K restoration.

Keoma, one of the greatest spaghetti westerns comes to Blu-ray on April 16th. Pairing two icons in star Franco Nero and director Enzo G. Castellari, this is the story of a half-breed gunfighter that returns home to find his fellow townsfolk terrorized by a terrible gang. This truly epic film gets an epic release presented with a new 2K restoration and loaded with brand new special features. If you’re a spaghetti western aficionado this one is a must for your collection.

Mary Page Keller and Andrew Stevens star in Richard Friedman’s Scared Stiff, coming to Blu-ray on April 23rd. A singer moves into a colonial mansion with her son and boyfriend only to uncover deep, dark secrets hidden within the boarded up attic. Fans of ’80s horror and practical effects are sure to have a soft spot for this one.

The month comes to a close with the April 30th release of Khrustalyov, My Car! This darkly funny satire is the story of a military doctor arrested in Stalin’s Russia, accused of being a participant in the so-called “doctor’s plot.” This limited edition release includes a 60-page booklet featuring new writing by Gianna D’Emilio, an archival essay by Joël Chaperon and original reviews.

Terra Formars
The ever-prolific Takashi Miike returns with this intergalactic epic in which a team of space explorers find themselves pitched against a horde of oversized anthropomorphic cockroaches. Based on the popular Manga series of the same name, Terra Formars is an action-packed space adventure brought to life by one of Japan’s most celebrated contemporary filmmakers.

SKU: AV195
UPC: 760137237884
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 04/02/19
PreBook Date: 02/26/19
Label: Arrow Video
Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy
Language: Japanese
Run Time: 108 mins

Pierre and Marcel are both celebrated concert violinists and lifelong friends, in spite of their differing temperaments. After years apart, the two friends reunite when Pierre invites Marcel to his home for dinner. It is then that Marcel first meets Pierre’s wife Romaine, sparking a passionate affair that can only end in tragedy before the curtain falls.

SKU: AA046
UPC: 760137233787
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 04/09/19
PreBook Date: 03/05/19
Label: Arrow Academy
Genre: Drama
Language: French
Run Time: 110 mins

Scared Stiff
In this late-80s offering from director Richard Friedman, TV star Mary Page Keller plays Kate Christopher, a singer who moves into an old colonial mansion with her son and psychologist boyfriend David (Andrew Stevens). But when they make a gruesome discovery in the boarded-up attic, it soon becomes clear that the mansion carries with it a dark past that is about to terrorize them in the present.

SKU: AV194
UPC: 760137237983
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 04/23/19
PreBook Date: 03/19/19
Label: Arrow Video
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Run Time: 84 mins

The legendary Franco Nero stars in the titular role as a half-breed gunfighter who returns from the killing fields of the civil war to find his hometown’s inhabitants terrorized by tyrannical gang leader Caldwell. Keoma’s father welcomes his prodigal son’s return, but when Keoma saves a vulnerable pregnant woman from Caldwell’s thugs, the stage is set for a violent confrontation.

SKU: AV196
UPC: 760137237587
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 04/16/19
PreBook Date: 03/12/19
Label: Arrow Video
Genre: Western
Language: English
Run Time: 101 mins

The Iguana With The Tongue Of Fire
Set in Dublin, Iguana opens audaciously with an acid-throwing, razor-wielding maniac brutally slaying a woman in her own home. The victim’s mangled corpse is discovered in a limousine owned by Swiss Ambassador Sobiesky and a police investigation is launched, but when the murdering continues and the ambassador claims diplomatic immunity, tough ex-cop John Norton is brought in to find the killer…

SKU: AV193
UPC: 760137237488
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 04/09/19
PreBook Date: 03/05/19
Label: Arrow Video
Genre: Horror
Language: Italian
Run Time: 96 mins

Khrustalyov, My Car! [Limited Edition]
Late winter 1953. The lives of nearly half the planet are in Stalin’s hands. A military surgeon, General Yuri Georgievich Klensky, finds himself a target of the “Doctors’ Plot”: the anti-Semitic conspiracy accusing Jewish doctors in Moscow of planning to assassinate the Soviet elite. Pursued, abused, and marked for the gulags, Yuri is chased and dragged through a Stalinist Soviet nightmare.
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SKU: AA043
UPC: 760137233886
SRP: 49.95
Street Date: 04/30/19
PreBook Date: 03/26/19
Label: Arrow Academy
Genre: Drama
Language: Russian
Run Time: 150 mins

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