A new Collector's Edition of Wonderwall , a 1968 psychedelic film that features a score composed by George Harrison , will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 25. The movie focuses on a reclusive professor who's obsessed with the couple who lives next door, a model named Penny Lane and her photographer boyfriend, and winds up embarking on a surreal journey of self-discovery.
Harrison recorded the music for Wonderwall with a variety of musicians, including his Beatles band mate Ringo Starr and his good friend Eric Clapton . The movie's soundtrack, which was released under the title Wonderwall Music , was George's first solo album. The film's cast features British actress/singer Jane Birkin and Anita Pallenberg , the Italian-born actress and model who had a long-term relationship with The Rolling Stones ' Keith Richards during the late 1960s and '70s.
The Collector's Edition of Wonderwall includes both the original theatrical version of the flick and a director's cut that features additional music from Harrison's score. It also boasts a 32-page book that contains material contributed by director Joe Massot , including essays, analysis and production details. In addition, the movie has been updated with a high-definition restoration.
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