On March 20th, Anchor Bay Entertainment proudly brings the Battle Royale: The Complete Collection to Blu-ray™ and DVD for the first time in North America, featuring state-of-the-art HD transfers, hi-res audio and a wealth of bonus features that delve deep into this truly international phenomenon.
Based on the 1999 global best-seller by Koushun Takami, the futuristic tale first came to the screen in 2000, directed by the legendary Kinju Fukasaku. Authors, filmmakers and film fans the world over consider the film and its 2003 sequel Battle Royale II: Requiem sacred cinematic classics.
But for those who wish to witness this quintessential cult masterpiece on the big screen, Anchor Bay Entertainment announces the following theatrical engagements for Battle Royale:
2/24: Madison – University of Wisconsin Madison (Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee) (free to campus) http://www.wisc.edu/
2/24 – 2/25: Tulsa, OK – Circle Cinema http://www.circlecinema.com/
3/11 – 3/11: Cambridge – Brattle Theater http://brattlefilm.org/
Seattle – Northwest Film Forum (late Fridays in March) http://nwfilmforum.org/
3/2 – 3/3: Portland, OR – Hollywood Theater http://hollywoodtheatre.org/
3/2: Spokane – Magic Lantern http://www.magiclanternspokane.com/
3/8-3/9: Winchester, VA – Alamo Drafthouse http://drafthouse.com/winchester
3/9-3/10: Minneapolis – Landmark Lagoon 5 http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/minneapolis/minneapolis_frameset.htm
3/9 – 3/15: Tucson AZ – Loft Cinema 2 (10pm) http://www.loftcinema.com/
Huntington NY – Cinema Arts Center http://firstname.lastname@example.org
3/16-3/17: Denver – Denver Film Center http://email@example.com
3/18: Houston – Alamo Drafthouse http://drafthouse.com/houston
3/16-3/18 & 3/20: Austin – Alamo Drafthouse http://drafthouse.com/austin
3/19: Philadelphia – The Philadelphia Film Society/ The Trocadero http://filmadelphia.org/
3/23-3/24: Seattle – The Egyptian Theater http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/seattle/egyptiantheatre.htm
3/30-3/31: Washington DC – E Street http://firstname.lastname@example.org
4/6-4/7: Dallas – Inwood Theater http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/dallas/inwoodtheatre.htm
4/13: San Francisco – The Castro Theater http://email@example.com
4/21: Columbus OH – 28th Annual Ohio Science Fiction Marathon http://www.scifimarathon.com/
5/24: Chicago – University of Chicago http://www.uchicago.edu/index.shtml
For more information about the theatrical engagements, please contact the listed venues.