2015 Robert Eggers horror film “The Witch” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray in April

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The 2015 horror film “The Witch” (a.k.a. “The VVitch”) written and directed by Robert Eggers is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on April 23rd, via Lionsgate. The film received much critical acclaim back in 2016, and it, in fact, remains “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. This featured a cast of Anya Taylor-JoyRalph InesonKate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Julian Richings, Sarah Stephens, and Bathsheba Garnett.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 1.66:1 aspect ratio with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of high dynamic range with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray and a digital copy of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is not yet available for pre-order yet, but stay tuned for an update. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • The Witch: A Primal Folklore” Featurette
  • Salem Panel Q&A
  • Design Gallery
  • Audio Commentary with Director Robert Eggers

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this upcoming 4K release.

 
PRESS RELEASE:

 

LIONSGATE

THE WITCH

Available for the First Time on

4K Ultra HD Combo Pack

Including Dolby Vision®

Street Date: 4/23/19

4K UHD SRP: $22.99

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

One of the most original horror films of the past decade has never looked so good as when The Witch arrives on 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™ and Digital) April 23 from Lionsgate. Directed by Robert Eggers, winner of Best Director at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, this supernatural horror tale stars Ralph Ineson, Katie Dickie, and up-and-coming star Anya Taylor-Joy in a “breakout performance” (Jake Coyle, Associated Press), and has been hailed by Indiewire as “the most exciting and genuinely horrifying American horror film since The Blair Witch Project.” Experience four times the resolution of Full HD with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, which includes Dolby Vision® HDR, bringing entertainment to life through ultra-vivid picture quality. When compared to a standard picture, Dolby Vision can deliver spectacular colors never before seen on-screen, highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are 10 times darker. Available for the very first time in this absolutely stunning format, The Witch 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack includes an audio commentary with director Robert Eggers, a featurette, a Q&A with cast and crew, and a design gallery, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $22.99.

 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

New England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with their five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. The Witch is a chilling portrait of a family unraveling within their own fears and anxieties, leaving them prey to an inescapable evil.

 

4K ULTRA HD / BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • The Witch: A Primal Folklore” Featurette
  • Salem Panel Q&A
  • Design Gallery
  • Audio Commentary with Director Robert Eggers

 

CAST

Anya Taylor-Joy         Glass, Split, Morgan

Ralph Ineson               Ready Player One, The Hurricane Heist, The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Katie Dickie                Prometheus, TV’s “Game of Thrones”, TV’s “The Cry”

 

Trailer:

 

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2015

Title Copyright: The Witch © 2015 Witch Movie, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2019 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R for disturbing violent content and graphic nudity.

Genre: Horror, Mystery

Closed Captioned: NA

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Running Time: 92 Minutes

4K Ultra HD Format: Dolby Vision, 2160p Ultra High Definition, 16×9 (1.66:1) Presentation

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition, 16×9 (1.66:1) Presentation

4K UHD Audio Status: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™

Blu-ray Audio Status: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™