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New label from 101 Films
By James Whittington, Thursday 19th April 2018

101 Films are seeking out cult and catalogue films and promising to give them the best releases possible. With their new Black Label, 101 Films is curating a numbered series of dual format limited editions, complete with original artwork and newly-commissioned extras. The Black Label is dedicated to fully doing justice to the very best cult and classic films from some of cinema's most renowned directors, and unearthing hidden gems in luxury packages for the first time.

The first 3,000 copies of each title will come complete with a slipcase, and include a booklet featuring newly written material.

One of their first titles will be from visionary director David Cronenberg who challenges the boundaries of reality in sci-fi thriller eXistenZ. During a closed-door demonstration of her new virtual reality video game, brilliant game designer Allegra Geller survives an attempt on her life by a crazed assassin. On the run with Ted Pikul, a young marketing trainee who falls into the role of bodyguard, Allegra convinces Ted to join her in her game, eXistenZ. As the line between fantasy and reality begins to blur, the real-life dangers they sought to escape start to merge with their virtual world.

eXistenZ stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, and a stellar supporting cast including Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Eccleston and Sarah Polley.

Brand New Extras
The Leader: An interview with Christopher Eccleston
Commentary with Kim Newman and Ryan Lambie
Commentary with Mondo Digital's Nathaniel Thompson
Limited edition booklet includes: 'Enemy of Reality: David Cronenberg's eXistenZ' by Alex Morris, and 'Of Fabrics and Flesh: An interview with Denise Cronenberg' by Phillip Escott.

101 Films will launch their new Black Label with eXistenZ both on dual format on 21st May and for more info click here.


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