Quatermass - The Complete Series Blu-ray

£12.99

Save: £17.00

Buy Now

Availability: In stock Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Description

John Mills brings a stoic intensity to the role of Professor Bernard Quatermass in this key piece of British dystopian fiction from visionary writer Nigel Kneale. Unsettling in its vision of a crumbling society coming under alien attack, Quatermass is directed with characteristic style by BAFTA winner Piers Haggard and features the high production values associated with Euston Films. Shot on 35mm, the original negatives have been used for this stunning, brand-new High Definition restoration – a new 5.1 mix from original triple-track audio elements is also presented here alongside the original mono soundtrack.

Bernard Quatermass, former head of the British Rocket Group, lives in seclusion in western Scotland, watching in appalled silence as Britain slowly turns into a vision of violence, gang rule and governmental collapse. A desperate search for his missing granddaughter plunges him into a terrifying situation when he comes to realise that the mass disappearance of thousands of youths is nothing less than the culling of the human species by an unknown alien intelligence...

Special Features:

  • Brand-new 5.1 mix for episodic version
  • Brand-new HD restoration of The Quatermass Conclusion in its original theatrical aspect ratio
  • Music-only tracks for all four episodes
  • Episode recaps
  • Textless titles
  • Image Gallery
  • Booklet by archive TV historian Andrew Pixley

Product Details

Certificate:
  • 15
Actor:
  • Piers Haggard
Director:
  • John Mills,
  • Simon Maccorkindale,
  • Barbara Kellermann,
  • Ralph Arliss
Region:
  • B
Aspect Ratio:
  • 1.33:1
Number of Discs:
  • 2
Subtitle Languages:
  • English
Series:
  • Quatermass
Run Time:
  • 200 mins approx.
Theatrical Release Year:
  • 1979

Delivery & Returns

Express Delivery - if ordered before 9pm, delivered by courier next working day.

If ordered before 9pm, delivered by courier next working day. Available on orders placed before 9pm (2pm weekends and Bank Holidays) for delivery next business day. Applies to most delivery addresses within mainland UK.

How long will it take to arrive?

Please check the stock availability notice on your item when placing your order. This item is: In stock | Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Please remember to add postal time (2-3 working days) to obtain a complete estimate of delivery to your door.

How will I know it has been sent?

You will receive an email to confirm when your item has been sent.

You can also check the status of your order and individual items by accessing My Account details and following the prompts.

Please allow 10 working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries.

It may be advisable to check with your neighbours to see if a parcel has been left with them, check any outhouses you might have where it may be left if it cannot fit through your letterbox and contact your local sorting office to see if the item has been returned to the depot as undelivered and awaiting collection.

If I'm not completely happy with my item?

Please see our returns policy.

Live Chat

Average connection time 25 secs

Customer Reviews

Where reviews refer to foods or cosmetic products, results may vary from person to person. Customer reviews are independent and do not represent the views of The Hut Group.

Summary

5.0

5.0

(1 review)

  • 5    1
  • 4    0
  • 3    0
  • 2    0
  • 1    0
Sort By

Quatermaster

Total :

5

This is, I believe, the third "incarnation" of Professor Quatermass and in my humble opinion the best. A very tight script with terrific acting (mostly) and the quiet British Countryside at its most intriguingly disturbing thanks to a dystopian story. There is a definite lack of the innocence that pervaded the earlier Quatermass stories and it is this that I think makes the series more engaging. I still enjoy the old stories (B&W filmed) but they are not quite the "real deal" as here. Perhaps I should qualify that this Quatermass is a product made for my generation at the time (when Doctor Who was still quite dark and only just slipping into a gentler, amusing version. Children no longer hid behind the couch or Mum to watch it.) and that could be why I really "feel" this story sums up British Dystopian-set TV shows, of which there never really have been many (Crossroads, Corrie and Eastenders were my TV dystopian societies). All in all a series for the older purists as I suspect the "must have it now" generation would find the story's build too slow for them. But I loved it.

Sat Apr 21 11:57:15 BST 2018 by Thommo

This Product

Quatermass - The Complete Series Blu-ray

Select image

Quatermass - The Complete Series
Back to top