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Phase IV

Poster of Phase IV

The day the earth was turned into a cemetery!

Selected disc options for Phase IV

Vinegar Syndrome box art
Vinegar Syndrome BD-ALL 4K/US 2024
Olive box art
Olive BD-A/US 2015
Capelight box art
Capelight BD-B/DE 2022
101 Films box art
101 Films BD-B/UK/OOP 2020
Legend box art
Legend DVD-1/US/OOP 2008
Audio Commentary by Allan Bryce and Richard Holliss has extra has extra
Audio Commentary by Matthew Asprey Gear has extra
Evolutions: The Making of “Phase IV” has extra
An Ant’s Life: Contextualizing “Phase IV” (20:26) has extra has extra
Formicidae Sinfonia: The Music and Sounds of “Phase IV” has extra
Original Saul Bass Ending has extra has extra has extra
Deleted Shots and Sequences has extra
Alternate Beginning Split Screen Comparison (8:34) has extra
Restoration Comparison (13:58) has extra
Stills Gallery has extra
English Theatrical Trailer has extra has extra has extra
German Theatrical Trailer (2:44) has extra
“A Series of Explorations, Episodes & Comments on Creativity” (1968, 24:34) has extra has extra
“Bass on Titles” (Short, 1977, 33:46) has extra has extra
“Notes on the Popular Arts” - Directed by Saul Bass (Short, 1978, 20:16) has extra has extra
“Quest” - Directed by Saul Bass (Short, 1984, 29:51) has extra has extra
“The Searching Eye” - Directed by Saul Bass (Short, 1964, 17:46) has extra has extra
“The Solar Film” - Directed by Saul Bass (Short, 1980, 9:36) has extra has extra

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  • Olive’s Blu-ray contains no extras.
  • Capelight’s “Limited Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray includes a 48-page booklet (in German). Reissued without second disc (containing short films, featurette and restoration comparison) and booklet (2023/03/10).
  • 101 Films’ “Limited Edition” Blu-ray includes a 30-page booklet with writing by Deborah Allison (“Phase IV”) and Liam Hathaway (“Adapt or Die: Killer Bug Cinema and ‘Phase IV’”). Reissued without booklet (2020/11/02).
  • Legend’s DVD contains no extras.