Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life comes to 4K

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The 1983 comedy Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 13th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment, according to multiple retailers.  The film, co-directed by Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam, starred the “Monty Python” British comedy troupe members Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin.

The tech specs for the release include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and DTS:X immersive sound on a BD-100 disc.  The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart as well as a digital code (copy) of the film [via Movies Anywhere] included.

You cannot yet find the functional preorder for the 4K release over at Amazon but there is a listing available.  So, stay tuned to that page or keep trying the link from this post to see when it gets updated.  It’s also worth noting that you can find a functional preorder listing for the 4K available over at retailer Target.

The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.

  • The Meaning of Monty Python: 30th Anniversary Reunion
  • The Snipped Bits
  • The School of Life
  • 2003 Prologue by Eric Idle
  • Show Biz
  • Soundtrack for the Lonely
  • The Meaning of Making The Meaning of Life
  • Educational Tips
  • Un Film de John Cleese
  • Remastering a Masterpiece
  • Song and Dance
  • Songs Unsung
  • Selling The Meaning of Life
  • Virtual Reunion
  • What Fish Think
  • Feature Commentary with Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam
  • Sing-Along Version of the Film

Also, you can find a 4K 2160p video extended preview of the film on YouTube that Universal posted earlier this month as a tease for the upcoming 4K UHD Blu-ray release.