Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment is preparing a 35th Anniversary Special Edition of the mother of all counterculture films. Easy Rider gets the 2-disc treatment this fall.
Experience the real, uncensored “60s counterculture in this compelling mixture of drugs, sex and armchair politics. In the role that catapulted him to stardom, Jack Nicholson portrays an alcoholic attorney who hooks up with two part-time, drug-dealing in search of their “American Dream.” Heading from California to New Orleans, they sample the highs and lows of America the beautiful in a stoned-out quest for life’s true meaning.
The DVD will carry the film in anamorphic widescreen and Dolby Surround and Dolby Digital 5.1 mixes. The documentary “Easy Rider: Shaking the Cage”, an audio commentary with Dennis Hopper, production notes and talent files are also on the disc. A bonus CD of ”60s Rock and the book “Easy Rider” are also included in the package.
The set arrives on September 28th and carries a suggested retail price of $29.95.