Monday, May 19, 2014

"Twin Peaks - The Entire Mystery" Arrives on Blu-ray July 29, 2014

David Lynch and Mark Frost’s Groundbreaking Cult Phenomenon Arrives on Blu-ray™ in TWIN PEAKS – THE ENTIRE MYSTERY with the Long-Awaited Debut of Nearly 90 Minutes of Deleted/Alternate Scenes from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

For The First Time Ever, Acclaimed Television Series And Feature Film Arrive In One Complete Box Set With Upgraded Picture, Newly Produced And Archival Special Features … All Under the Personal Supervision of David Lynch on July 29, 2014

HOLLYWOOD--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Twenty-five years after the shocking murder of Laura Palmer in the acclaimed series from legendary filmmaker David Lynch and writer/producer Mark Frost, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution will release TWIN PEAKS – THE ENTIRE MYSTERY.

    “Secrets From Another Place: Creating Twin Peaks”

Arriving for the first time on stunning High Definition Blu-ray with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio on July 29th, this comprehensive collection contains every episode from the complete television series; both the U.S. and international versions of the series’ Pilot; the North American Blu-ray debut of Lynch’s follow-up feature Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me; and nearly 90 minutes of deleted and alternate scenes from the film. The set also features newly transferred Log Lady introductions for each episode; picture upgrades to many shots in the TV series; a new featurette with Lynch and the actors who portrayed the Palmer family which includes a mesmerizing return to the lives of their characters today; and hours of never-before-released material that dives into the fascinating story behind the celebrated pop culture classic.

Along with a newly transferred version of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, created from a 4K scan of the original negative, TWIN PEAKS – THE ENTIRE MYSTERY Blu-ray box set boasts the long-awaited missing pieces from the original version of the film – nearly an hour-and-a-half of deleted/alternate scenes from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me – often referred to as the “holy grail” of Twin Peaks fandom. This feature-length experience has been directed and edited by Lynch exclusively for this release. Capping off more than 30 deleted/alternate scenes is an epilogue providing a fascinating glimpse beyond the cliffhanger finale of the TV series.

“During the last days in the life of Laura Palmer many things happened, which have never been seen before,” said David Lynch. “They're here now alongside the new transfer of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me and Twin Peaks, the television series.”

“We set the bar very high with our prior complete series TWIN PEAKS DVD Gold Box,” said Ken Ross, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS Home Entertainment. “THE ENTIRE MYSTERY Blu-ray had to be spectacular in terms of both content and presentation. We are confident that we hit the mark and are bringing the fans something very special. None of this could have been possible without the day-to-day involvement of David Lynch.”

TWIN PEAKS – THE ENTIRE MYSTERY is loaded with special features. In the two-part feature “Between Two Worlds,” Lynch himself interviews the Palmer family (Leland, Sarah and daughter Laura) about their current existence in this life and the next, and follows up with a discussion with the actors who portray them. TWIN PEAKS – THE ENTIRE MYSTERY also features “Moving Through Time: Fire Walk With Me Memories,” an exclusive retrospective documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew who recount the making of the Twin Peaks movie and working with David Lynch. The collection also features high-definition versions of the Log Lady episode introductions, transferred from recently unearthed 16mm film negative, a selection of newly discovered deleted scenes and outtakes from the television series, and three Twin Peaks photo galleries with over 130 behind-the-scenes images from David Lynch’s personal never-before-released collection. Also new to this release are 10 vignettes of iconic Twin Peaks themes called “Atmospherics.” Each features a unique montage of music, dialogue and video (including some rare outtakes) that appear as both menu backgrounds and as their own textless experience to further immerse fans in the mysterious world of Twin Peaks.

Additionally, the set features a massive collection of pre-existing special features, some of which have been re-mastered in high definition exclusively for this release, including the award-winning four-part documentary “Secrets From Another Place: Creating Twin Peaks,” and a newly extended version of the Gold Box featurette “A Slice of Lynch,” featuring the complete and uncut conversation between David Lynch and actors Kyle MacLachlan and Mädchen Amick. Additionally, this 10-disc set houses an extraordinary archive of special features culled from the entire history of Twin Peaks on home video, including featurettes, cast and crew interviews, promotional reels, archival deleted scenes...and much, much more.

Winning a Golden Globe® for Best Television Series - Drama in 1991, and a fixture in all-time top TV series lists from TIME, Entertainment Weekly and TV Guide, Twin Peaks follows the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town who are stunned after the homecoming queen Laura Palmer is suddenly found murdered. The investigation that follows engenders an eerie chain of events with cataclysmic results felt across the entire town. The series features an ensemble cast including Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Sheryl Lee, Sherilyn Fenn, Lara Flynn Boyle, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Richard Beymer, Ray Wise, Peggy Lipton and Warren Frost. Although shot after the series ended, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me is the prequel to the television series and focuses on the seven days leading up to Laura Palmer’s death. Many of the TV series cast members reprise their roles in the film and are joined by others including Kiefer Sutherland, David Bowie, Chris Isaak and Harry Dean Stanton.

TWIN PEAKS – THE ENTIRE MYSTERY will be available in 1080p with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (Series and Feature), original English Stereo 2.0 (Series and Feature), Latin American Spanish Mono (Series), Latin American Spanish Stereo (Feature), Brazilian Portuguese Mono (Series), French Mono (Series), French 5.1 (Feature), Italian Mono (Series), Italian Stereo (Feature), German Mono (Series), German 5.1 (Feature), Castilian Mono (Series), Castilian Stereo (Feature), Japanese Mono (Series), and Japanese Stereo (Feature). The 10-disc collection also includes English SDH, Latin American Spanish, French, Italian, German, Castilian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, and Finnish subtitles (Series and Feature).

It will be available for the suggested retail price of $109.99 U.S. and $129.99 Canada. The disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc One:
        Original Version
        Alternate International Version
    Episode 1
    Episode 2
    Special Features
        Log Lady Intros (HD)
        Preview and recaps on select episodes (HD)

Disc Two:
    Episode 3
    Episode 4
    Episode 5
    Episode 6
    Episode 7

    Special Features
        Season 1 Image Gallery
        Twin Peaks Sneak Peeks (HD)
        Log Lady Intros (HD)
        Previews and recaps on select episodes (HD)

Disc Three:
    Episode 8
    Episode 9
    Episode 10
    Special Features
        A Slice of Lynch: Uncut (HD) – NEW!
        Season 2 Image Gallery
        Promos (HD/SD)
        Log Lady Intros (HD)
        Preview and recaps on select episodes (HD)

Disc Four:
    Episode 11
    Episode 12
    Episode 13
    Episode 14
    Special Features
        Series Deleted Scenes
        Series Deleted Scenes (HD) – NEW!
        Outtakes (HD) – NEW!
        Log Lady Intros (HD)
        Preview and recaps on select episodes (HD)

Disc Five:
    Episode 15
    Episode 16
    Episode 17
    Episode 18
    Special Features
        Return To Twin Peaks
        Location Guide
        The Glastonbury Archives
            17 Pieces of Pie: Shooting at the Mar T (AKA RR) Diner
            Mark Frost Interview with Wrapped in Plastic
            Learning to Speak in the Red Room
            An Introduction to David Lynch
            Lucy Bumpers
            1-900 Hotline
            Production Documents
            Image Galleries
        Log Lady Intros (HD)
        Preview and recaps on select episodes (HD)

Disc Six:
    Episode 19
    Episode 20
    Episode 21
    Episode 22
    Special Features
        Postcards From The Cast
        Twin Peaks Sneak Peaks (HD)
        Log Lady Intros (HD)
        Preview and recaps on select episodes (HD)

Disc Seven:
    Episode 23
    Episode 24
    Episode 25
    Episode 26
    Special Features
        Cast And Crew Interviews
        Log Lady Intros (HD)
        Preview and recaps on select episodes (HD)

Disc Eight:
    Episode 27
    Episode 28
    Episode 29
    Special Features
        Secrets From Another Place: Creating Twin Peaks (HD)
            Northwest Passage: Creating the Pilot
            Freshly Squeezed: Creating Season One
            Where We’re From: Creating the Music
            Into the Night: Creating Season Two
        Log Lady Intros (HD)
        Preview and recaps on select episodes (HD)

Disc Nine:
    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
    The Missing Pieces: Deleted/Alternate Scenes (HD) – NEW!
    Special Feature
        Archival Interviews

Disc Ten:
    Special Features
        Between Two Worlds (HD) – NEW!
            Palmer Family Interview
            Actors Discussion
        Moving Through Time: Fire Walk With Me Memories (HD) – NEW!
        Reflections On The Phenomenon Of Twin Peaks
        US Trailer
        International Trailer
        Fire Walk With Me Photo Gallery – NEW!
        Atmospherics (HD) – NEW!
            The Ring
            The Red Room

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High Definition special features are denoted (HD). Configuration and names of special features are subject to change.

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Street Date: July 29, 2014
Suggest retail price:  $109.99 US / $129.99 CAN
Catalog #: 144394
Series Run Time: Approx. 25 hours, 3 minutes
Film Run Time: Approx. 2 hours, 14 minutes
Series U.S. Rating: NR
Film U.S. Rating: R - Strong Violence, Sex and Drug Content, Language
Series CAN Rating:14A – Mature Theme
Film CAN Rating: 18A – Sexual Violence, Sexual Content, Disturbing Content


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