Paul Schrader’s HARDCORE hits UK Blu-ray 24th April.


Writer-director Paul Schrader’s brilliant, harrowing film follows the grim pilgrimage of a Calvinist Midwestern businessman (George C. Scott) searching for his vanished daughter in the seedy subculture of the LA porn industry.

• 4K restoration from the original negative
• Original mono audio
Hardcore Nitzsche (2017, tbc mins): All new documentary on composer Jack Nitzsche
Michael Chapman on ‘Hardcore’ (2004, 12 mins): the acclaimed cinematographer discusses his work on Hardcore
• The Guardian Interview with Paul Schrader (1993, tbc mins): the director discusses his career at the National Film Theatre, London with journalist Derek Malcolm (audio only)
• Isolated score
• Original theatrical trailer
• Image gallery
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by critic and writer Brad Stevens
• UK Blu-ray premiere
• Limited Dual Format Edition of 3,000 copies
• More TBC.