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EIFF to Screen Restored Version of ‘Highlander’

The Edinburgh International Film Festival and Studiocanal have partnered to screen a newly restored 4K version of Russell Mulcahy’s “Highlander” at the upcoming 70th edition of the fest.

The special screening will take place on June 18 in the Scottish city to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1980s action-fantasy cult classic.

Pic stars Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery and Clancy Brown, the latter of whom will be in attendance at the screening at Cineworld, Fountain Park in Edinburgh in addition to other special guests.

Set in both New York and the Scottish Highlands, pic has been restored by Deluxe London based on a 4K scan of the original camera negative. Studiocanal will release the restored version of the film on DVD and Blu-Ray on July 11th.

EIFF runs from June 15-26.

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