Studiocanal Steps Up its Heritage Game in Germay Via Arthaus Classics

  • Variety
Studiocanal Steps Up its Heritage Game in Germay Via Arthaus Classics
Lyon, France – Continuing its devotion to heritage film in Germany, Studiocanal is bringing classic movies back into cinemas while also releasing newly restored DVD/Blu-ray collections of beloved titles.

The leading producer-distributor enjoyed a major hit this summer with the one-day re-release of Francis Ford Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now: Final Cut,” which scored 12,000 admissions in 166 theaters across the country, boasting the highest per-screen average on Monday, July 15.

The special big-screen presentation drummed up plenty of publicity for Studiocanal’s Aug. 29 release of the film on Blu-ray, DVD and digital (including a limited 4K Uhd and Blu-ray Steelbook Edition), yet the film continues to play in selected theaters around the country.

Opportunities for classics in theatrical exhibition in Germany are growing, Torsten Radeck, Studiocanal’s head of home entertainment marketing in Germany, tells Variety.

Indeed, last years’ re-release of Wim Wenders’ “Wings of Desire” and this year’s one-day event releases
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