Second Run will release Eduard Grečner’s ‘DRAGON’S RETURN’ on Special Edition World Premiere Blu-ray on 10 October 2022

Second Run will release Eduard Grečner’s DRAGON’S RETURN (Drak sa vracia) on Special Edition Blu-ray on 10 October 2022, marking thee film’s world premiere on Blu-ray.

Set at an unspecified past time in a world ruled by superstition, a reclusive potter nicknamed ‘Dragon’, is exiled from his isolated homestead. He returns years later, aiming to win back the trust of the villagers – but faces suspicion, guilt, and simmering violence.

A key film from Slovak cinema’s golden era, Eduard Grečner’s film is a radical fusion of ancient folklore and experimental modernism. Shot in luminous monochrome and boasting an extraordinary score by Ilja Zeljenka, it is an elemental vision of a world lost in time.



Special Features:

• Dragon’s Return (Drak sa vracia, 1967) presented from an HD transfer of the new 2K restoration by the Slovak Film Institute.

• On ‘Dragon’s Return’ (2022): a new and exclusive documentary on the film, with the special participation of director Eduard Grečner.

• A newly filmed introduction by Rastislav Steranka of the Slovak Film Institute.

• An exclusive, archival filmed appreciation of the film by Czech and Slovak cinemaexpert Peter Hames (2015).

• 20-page booklet featuring an essay on the film and an interview with Eduard Grečner by author Jonathan Owen.

• New and improved English subtitle translations.

• World premiere on Blu-ray.

• Region Free (A/B/C) Blu-ray.

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