BFI Flipside to release long-vanished cult chiller ‘FULL CIRCLE – THE HAUNTING OF JULIA’ on BFI 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray

BFI Flipside will release Richard Loncraine‘s long-vanished and eerily evocative cult chiller, FULL CIRCLE – THE HAUNTING OF JULIA, on BFI 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, iTunes and Amazon Prime on 24 April 2023, presented from a brand new director-approved 4K restoration.

Making its long-overdue return, FULL CIRCLE – THE HAUNTING OF JULIA is based on Peter Straub’s haunting novel Julia and stars Mia Farrow, Keir Dullea and Tom Conti.

This new release will be launched with an event screening at NFT1, BFI Southbank on Wednesday 19 April at 18:10, followed by a Q&A with director Richard Loncraine and film historian Simon Fitzjohn.



Bereaved mother Julia (Mia Farrow) flees her controlling husband Magnus (Keir Dullea), re-establishing herself in an old house in leafy west London and befriending antique dealer Mark (Tom Conti). Yet Julia finds herself troubled by apparitions of a ghostly, blonde-haired child, sending her on a strange journey of self-discovery – with dreadful consequences.



Special Features:

4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible)

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation

Audio commentary by director Richard Loncraine and film historian Simon Fitzjohn

A Holland Park Haunting (2023, 24 mins): director Richard Loncraine reflects upon his artistic career and the making of Full Circle

Park Life (2023, 16 mins): Simon Fitzjohn revisits the film’s London locations

What’s That Noise? (2023, 25 mins): soundtrack composer Colin Towns on one of his earliest film works

Coming Full Circle (2023, 11 mins): Tom Conti recalls his role

The Fear of Growing Up (2023, 10 mins): Samantha Gates looks back on the production Joining the Circle(2023, 7 mins): producer Hugh Harlow recalls making the film

A Haunting Retrospective (2023, 25 mins): film critic Kim Newman revisits Full Circle

Images of a Haunting (2023, 13 mins): Full Circle aficionado Simon Fitzjohn talks us through his extensive collection of memorabilia

Rare stills and transparencies from the BFI National Archive’s collections

***First pressing only*** illustrated booklet with a new Director’s Statement, an essay by film historian Simon Fitzjohn, a biography of Richard Loncraine by Dr Josephine Bottting; credits and notes on the special features

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