Trafalgar Releasing and Anthem Entertainment have announced that the “director’s cut” of Rush’s “Cinema Strangiato” will be available on demand from October 1-10. More info can be found HERE. Notably, Rushcon will be hosting a live virtual “Interactive Watch Party” for the film on October 1 at 9 p.m. ET.
Here’s an official description of the film:
“The Holy Trinity of Rock returns to the big screen on September 9, 2021, when ‘Rush: Cinema Strangiato – Director’s Cut’ brings Rush fans together in movie theatres once again worldwide – this time to celebrate 40 years of ‘Moving Pictures.’ This global fan event takes an alternate ‘director’s cut’ of 2019’s feature, giving audiences a special look into R40 LIVE, with a revamped setlist including new additions of bonus tracks ‘One Little Victory’ and ‘Red Barchetta’ as well as ‘Cygnus X-1’ / ‘The Story So Far’ featuring Neil’s final recorded drum solo masterpiece. Additional favorites include songs such as ‘Animate’, ‘Closer to the Heart’, ‘Subdivisions’, and ‘Tom Sawyer’ along with backstage moments and candid footage left on the cutting room floor. The Director’s Cut also includes soundcheck performances of the fan-favorite ‘Jacob’s Ladder’, exclusive interviews with Tom Morello, Billy Corgan, Taylor Hawkins, producer Nick Raskulinecz, The Trailer Park Boys, violinist Jonathan Dinklage and more surprises.”
Kymberli Frueh, Trafalgar Releasing SVP of content acquisitions, also commented:
“We are delighted to bring ‘Rush: Cinema Strangiato – Director’s Cut’ into the homes of RUSH fans worldwide following its recent success at the box office. This will be the first time that the film is available in many countries where a theatrical event was not possible and offers fans around the world a chance to watch together.”