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From director Richard Franklin (Roadgames) comes Patrick, a terrifying fusion of science fiction and Hitchcockian thriller, starring Susan Penhaligon (House of Mortal Sin), Robert Helpmann (The Red Shoes), and Robert Thompson (Thirst). Murderer Patrick (Thompson) is kept in a comatose state between life and death, under the watchful eye of the eccentric Dr Roget (Helpmann). When he is assigned a caring new nurse, Kathy (Penhaligon), he becomes possessive, and uses telekinetic powers to torment anyone who comes between them. Produced by Antony I Ginnane (Snapshot), written by Everett de Roche (Harlequin), and scored by Brian May (Mad Max), Patrick's unprecedented international success made it a landmark of the Australian New Wave. INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION Blu-ray SPECIAL FEATURES - Brand-new 4K restoration from the original negative by Powerhouse Films; Three presentations of the film: the original Australian theatrical version (113 mins); the shortened, re-dubbed US theatrical cut (97 mins); and the Italian-language version, featuring an alternative score by prog-rock legends Goblin, presented with English subtitles for the first time (102 mins); Original mono audio; Audio commentary with director Richard Franklin and screenwriter Everett de Roche (2002); On-set Interview with Richard Franklin (1978, 10 mins): behind-the-scenes interview with the Patrick director, conducted by Australian film critic Ivan Hutchinson; On-stage Interview with Richard Franklin (2001, 9 mins): previously unseen interview in which the director discusses Patrick and it's unofficial Italian sequel, 1980's Patrick Still Lives; A Coffee Break with Antony I. Ginnane (2009, 18 mins): the renowned genre-film producer revisits Patrick; 'Not Quite Hollywood' Interviews (2008, 62 mins): extensive selection of outtakes from Mark Hartley's acclaimed documentary on Australian cinema, featuring Franklin, Ginnane, de Roche, and actors Susan Penhaligon and Rod Mullinar; Shock Tactics (2024, 27 mins): in-depth appreciation by the academic and Australian cinema specialist Stephen Morgan; Original theatrical trailers and TV spots; French title sequence comparison; Image galleries: promotional and publicity material, and behind the scenes; New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; Newly translated English subtitles; Limited edition exclusive 80-page book with a new essay by Alan Miller, exclusive extracts from director Richard Franklin and producer Antony I Ginnane's unpublished memoirs, archival interviews with screenwriter Everett de Roche and special-effects supervisor Conrad Rothmann, and full film credits; Limited edition of 10, 000 individually numbered units (6, 000 4K UHDs and 4, 000 Blu-rays) for the UK and US.
From director Richard Franklin (Roadgames) comes Patrick, a terrifying fusion of science fiction and Hitchcockian thriller, starring Susan Penhaligon (House of Mortal Sin), Robert Helpmann (The Red Shoes), and Robert Thompson (Thirst). Murderer Patrick (Thompson) is kept in a comatose state between life and death, under the watchful eye of the eccentric Dr Roget (Helpmann). When he is assigned a caring new nurse, Kathy (Penhaligon), he becomes possessive, and uses telekinetic powers to torment anyone who comes between them. Produced by Antony I Ginnane (Snapshot), written by Everett de Roche (Harlequin), and scored by Brian May (Mad Max), Patrick's unprecedented international success made it a landmark of the Australian New Wave. INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION Blu-ray SPECIAL FEATURES - Brand-new 4K restoration from the original negative by Powerhouse Films; Three presentations of the film: the original Australian theatrical version (113 mins); the shortened, re-dubbed US theatrical cut (97 mins); and the Italian-language version, featuring an alternative score by prog-rock legends Goblin, presented with English subtitles for the first time (102 mins); Original mono audio; Audio commentary with director Richard Franklin and screenwriter Everett de Roche (2002); On-set Interview with Richard Franklin (1978, 10 mins): behind-the-scenes interview with the Patrick director, conducted by Australian film critic Ivan Hutchinson; On-stage Interview with Richard Franklin (2001, 9 mins): previously unseen interview in which the director discusses Patrick and it's unofficial Italian sequel, 1980's Patrick Still Lives; A Coffee Break with Antony I. Ginnane (2009, 18 mins): the renowned genre-film producer revisits Patrick; 'Not Quite Hollywood' Interviews (2008, 62 mins): extensive selection of outtakes from Mark Hartley's acclaimed documentary on Australian cinema, featuring Franklin, Ginnane, de Roche, and actors Susan Penhaligon and Rod Mullinar; Shock Tactics (2024, 27 mins): in-depth appreciation by the academic and Australian cinema specialist Stephen Morgan; Original theatrical trailers and TV spots; French title sequence comparison; Image galleries: promotional and publicity material, and behind the scenes; New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; Newly translated English subtitles; Limited edition exclusive 80-page book with a new essay by Alan Miller, exclusive extracts from director Richard Franklin and producer Antony I Ginnane's unpublished memoirs, archival interviews with screenwriter Everett de Roche and special-effects supervisor Conrad Rothmann, and full film credits; Limited edition of 10, 000 individually numbered units (6, 000 4K UHDs and 4, 000 Blu-rays) for the UK and US.
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From director Richard Franklin (Roadgames) comes Patrick, a terrifying fusion of science fiction and Hitchcockian thriller, starring Susan Penhaligon (House of Mortal Sin), Robert Helpmann (The Red Shoes), and Robert Thompson (Thirst). Murderer Patrick (Thompson) is kept in a comatose state between life and death, under the watchful eye of the eccentric Dr Roget (Helpmann). When he is assigned a caring new nurse, Kathy (Penhaligon), he becomes possessive, and uses telekinetic powers to torment anyone who comes between them. Produced by Antony I Ginnane (Snapshot), written by Everett de Roche (Harlequin), and scored by Brian May (Mad Max), Patrick's unprecedented international success made it a landmark of the Australian New Wave. INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION Blu-ray SPECIAL FEATURES - Brand-new 4K restoration from the original negative by Powerhouse Films; Three presentations of the film: the original Australian theatrical version (113 mins); the shortened, re-dubbed US theatrical cut (97 mins); and the Italian-language version, featuring an alternative score by prog-rock legends Goblin, presented with English subtitles for the first time (102 mins); Original mono audio; Audio commentary with director Richard Franklin and screenwriter Everett de Roche (2002); On-set Interview with Richard Franklin (1978, 10 mins): behind-the-scenes interview with the Patrick director, conducted by Australian film critic Ivan Hutchinson; On-stage Interview with Richard Franklin (2001, 9 mins): previously unseen interview in which the director discusses Patrick and it's unofficial Italian sequel, 1980's Patrick Still Lives; A Coffee Break with Antony I. Ginnane (2009, 18 mins): the renowned genre-film producer revisits Patrick; 'Not Quite Hollywood' Interviews (2008, 62 mins): extensive selection of outtakes from Mark Hartley's acclaimed documentary on Australian cinema, featuring Franklin, Ginnane, de Roche, and actors Susan Penhaligon and Rod Mullinar; Shock Tactics (2024, 27 mins): in-depth appreciation by the academic and Australian cinema specialist Stephen Morgan; Original theatrical trailers and TV spots; French title sequence comparison; Image galleries: promotional and publicity material, and behind the scenes; New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; Newly translated English subtitles; Limited edition exclusive 80-page book with a new essay by Alan Miller, exclusive extracts from director Richard Franklin and producer Antony I Ginnane's unpublished memoirs, archival interviews with screenwriter Everett de Roche and special-effects supervisor Conrad Rothmann, and full film credits; Limited edition of 10, 000 individually numbered units (6, 000 4K UHDs and 4, 000 Blu-rays) for the UK and US.
        
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