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The Dark Crystal Comes Home in Ultra High Definition

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Fans of The Dark Crystal rejoice! Sony is bringing home this fantasy classic remastered in 4K! And the angels sing! Look for this in all its ultra high definition beauty on March 6 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Even cooler? The Blu-ray is housed in a lavish, limited edition 24-page Digibook, complete with rare archival photos and behind-the-scenes stories.

The Dark Crystal on 4K Ultra HD includes Dolby Atmos audio and is presented in full 4K resolution with HDR. The 4K restoration also serves as the basis for the 1080p HD presentation on Blu-ray. Special features include the all new featurette The Myth, Magic and Henson Legacy: Go behind the scenes of this iconic film with stories from Lisa Henson and Toby Froud. Also included are deleted scenes, Commentary with Brian Froud, picture-in-picture storyboards, the The World of The Dark Crystal documentary and TONS more!

Synopsis:
In another time, The Dark Crystal was the Balance and Truth in the Universe, but was destroyed dividing the world into two factions: the wicked Skeksis and the peaceful Mystics. Now as the convergence of the three suns approaches the Crystal must be healed or darkness will reign forever. It is up to Jen, the last of his race, to carry out the prophecy that a Gelfing will return the missing chard of crystal and destroy the Skeksis’ evil Empire. But will Jen be up to the challenge of battling the unknown?

Directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz with producer Gary Kurtz (Stars Wars, The Empire Strikes Back), The Dark Crystal is a fantasy masterpiece weaving a timeless myth of Good and Evil.

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