Os lançamentos em Blu-ray da Criterion para maio

Vamos repetir outra vez novamente, na base da redundância redundante: a Criterion é aquela empresa que trata cinéfilos e colecionadores com respeito, ao lançar filmes restaurados em alta definição, acompanhados de muitos conteúdos extras e livretos exclusivos. E que já tem títulos anunciados para o quinto mês do ano, entre os quais mais uma obra-prima do mestre Chaplin.

Luzes da Ribalta (data de lançamento: 19 de maio, com preço de US$ 35.96).

  • New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Chaplin’s “Limelight”: Its Evolution and Intimacy, a new video essay by Charlie Chaplin biographer David Robinson
  • New interviews with actors Claire Bloom and Norman Lloyd
  • Chaplin Today: “Limelight,” a 2002 documentary on the film, featuring director Bernardo Bertolucci and actors Bloom and Sydney Chaplin
  • Outtake from the film
  • Archival audio recording of Charlie Chaplin reading two short excerpts from his novella Footlights
  • Two short films by Chaplin: A Night in the Show (1915) and the never completed The Professor (1919)
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Peter von Bagh

A Rosa (data de lançamento: 19 de maio, com preço de US$ 35.96).

  • New 4K digital restoration, supervised by director of photography Vilmos Zsigmond, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD master audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Audio commentary featuring director Mark Rydell
  • New interviews with Rydell, Zsigmond, and Bette Midler
  • Archival interviews with Midler and Rydell, with on-set footage
  • PLUS: An essay by music critic Paula Mejia

A Cruz dos Anos (data de lançamento: 19 de maio, com preço de US$ 35.96).

  • High-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • Tomorrow, Yesterday, and Today, an interview from 2009 featuring filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich discussing the career of director Leo McCarey and Make Way for Tomorrow
  • Video interview from 2009 with critic Gary Giddins, in which he talks about McCarey’s artistry and the political and social context of the film
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by critic Tag Gallagher and filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, and an excerpt from film scholar Robin Wood’s 1998 piece “Leo McCarey and Family Values”

Estado de Sítio (data de lançamento: 26 de maio, com preço de US$ 35.96).

  • New 4K digital transfer, supervised by director Costa-Gavras, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • New conversation between Costa-Gavras and film scholar Peter Cowie
  • NBC News excerpts from 1970 on the kidnapping of Dan Mitrione, on which the film is based
  • New English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: An essay by journalist Mark Danner

O Comerciante das Quatro Estações (data de lançamento: 26 de maio, com preço de US$ 35.96).

  • New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Audio commentary featuring filmmaker Wim Wenders
  • New interviews with actors Irm Hermann and Hans Hirschmüller
  • New interview with film scholar Eric Rentschler
  • New English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: An essay by film scholar Thomas Elsaesser

A Confissão (data de lançamento: 26 de maio, com preço de US$ 35.96).

  • New 4K digital transfer, supervised by director Costa-Gavras, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • You Speak of Prague: The Second Trial of Artur London (1971), a twenty-one-minute documentary by Chris Marker shot on the set of The Confession
  • New interview with the film’s editor, Françoise Bonnot
  • Conversation between Costa-Gavras and programmer and scholar Peter von Bagh about the director’s life and career, from the 1988 Midnight Sun Film Festival
  • Portrait London, a 1981 interview with Artur and Lise London, the real-life figures on whose story the film is based
  • Interview with actor Yves Montand from 1970
  • New interview with John Michalczyk, author of Costa-Gavras: The Political Fiction Film
  • New English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: An essay by film scholar Dina Iordanova

[Via: Criterion]

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Cidraman é o alter-ego de Leandro Pinheiro, colecionador de DVDs desde 2002, fã incondicional de Star Wars desde sempre. Um saudosista maldito com orgulho. Sua missão é destruir mundos, lutar pelos fracos e oprimidos e acabar com as injustiças que assolam o universo colecionístico.