Cult children’s sci-fi series The Boy from Space and a Blu-ray box of Akira Kurosawa’s samurai films join an expanded Werner Herzog collection and Eyes without a Face in the BFI Blu-ray/DVD release schedule for late summer.
New releases in August and September on BFI will include:
The Boy from Space: the first time on DVD for the cult BBC children’s sci-fi series, released on the same day as The Changes (18 August)
Kurosawa Samurai Collection Blu-ray box-set, featuring new high-definition transfers of Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, The Hidden Fortress, Yojimbo and Sanjuro (25 August)
The British Transport Film Collection will now be available in four separate, repackaged six-disc sets called Going Paces Fast, Discovering Railways, Railways Forever and A Future on Rails (25 August)
The next DVD volume of Children’s Film Foundation is confirmed as Outer Space – and includes new transfers of The Glitterball (1977), Supersonic Saucer (1955) and Kadoyng (1971) (Released 22 September)
A Farewell to Arms will still be released on 22 September