Original ‘Gojira’ Getting Limited Theatrical Release!

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After playing the SXSW Film Festival this March, the original 1954 Gojira (Godzilla) will be opening in limited theaters across the country.

Reports this blog, Rialto Pictures is once again rolling out the uncut Japanese version of the 1954 classic, boasting a 60th Anniversary DCP (Digital Cinema Package) Restoration.

Directed by Ishiro Honda, and starring Takashi Shimura, Akira Takarada and Momoko Kochi, “American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.

Dates will expand.

:: March 11: AUSTIN, TX • Alamo Ritz 1 (SXSW Film Festival)

:: April 18 – 24: NEW YORK, NY • Film Forum

:: April 25 – May 1: SANTA FE, NM • Jean Cocteau Cinema

:: May 2 – 5: PORTLAND, OR • Hollywood Theatre

:: May 2 – 8: SEATTLE, WA • SIFF Cinema Uptown

:: May 13 – 14: ALAMEDA, CA • Alameda Theater & Cineplex

:: May 23 – 26 HOUSTON, TX • The Museum of Fine Arts

:: May 28: LEXINGTON, KY • Kentucky Theatre

:: July 17: COLUMBUS, OH • Wexner Center for the Arts