Interview by Paul Salfen
PRE-ORDERS FOR THE DAZZLING BLU-RAY AND 4K UHD DISCS KICK-OFF TODAY AHEAD OF THE OFFICIAL RELEASE ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2022
Special Bonus Features Include a Restored 4K Version of the Original 1953 Trailer and a Newly Commissioned 2022 Trailer, an Interview with the Film’s Star, Jimmy Hunt, an In-depth Look at the Restoration Process Led by Film Preservationist Scott MacQueen, Plus a New Documentary about the Film Featuring Interviews with Directors Joe Dante, John Landis, Visual Effects Academy-Award Winner Robert Skotak, and Other Luminaries.
SYNOPSIS: Curious adolescent boy David MacLean (Jimmy Hunt) confronts aliens who have set up base in his backyard. The extraterrestrials intend to use mind control on the local townsfolk. Determined to stop the invaders, who have already co-opted his father (Leif Erickson), he attempts to warn others. But when local law officers also succumb, David teams up with astronomer Stuart Kelston (Arthur Franz) and Dr. Pat Blake (Helena Carter), and the trio must fight together to repel the insidious intruders.
LOS ANGELES, CA (JULY 25, 2022) – Ignite Films has dropped a new trailer and the official poster ahead of the upcoming release of its sensational 4K restoration of William Cameron Menzies’ 1953 Invaders From Mars. The sci-fi classic will be released on Blu-ray & 4K UHD on September 26, 2022, just ahead of the film’s 70th anniversary, with pre-orders beginning today, announced Jan Willem Bosman Jansen, founder of Ignite Films.