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Distant Voices, Still Lives (Special Edition) [Blu-ray]

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Actor: Pete Postlethwaite

Audience Rating: PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

Brand: Arrow Video

Director: Terence Davies

Edition: Special Edition

Features:

  • Shrink-wrapped

Format: NTSC

Genre: Dramas

Number Of Discs: 1

Publisher: Arrow Academy

Release Date: 2018-10-23

Running Time: 85

Details:

Winner of the International Critics Prize at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival, Terence Davies feature debut heralded one of Britain s finest filmmaking talents.

Loosely based on the director s own family and upbringing, Distant Voices, Still Lives presents an evocative account of working-class life in Liverpool, England during the 1940s and 50s. Births, marriages and deaths and an expressive use of music provide the underpinning for a film that is beautiful, heartbreaking, resonant but never sentimental.

Now regarded as a masterpiece of British cinema, and boasting a startling performance from Pete Postlethwaite (Romeo + Juliet, Inception) as the head of the family, Distant Voices, Still Lives has been treated to a glorious 4K restoration by the British Film Institute.

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

  • Brand new 4K restoration, carried out by the British Film Institute
  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation
  • Original stereo audio (uncompressed LPCM)
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Commentary by writer-director Terence Davies
  • Interview with Davies
  • Interview with art director Miki van Zwanenberg
  • Theatrical trailer
  • More to be announced!
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jennifer Dionisio
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Christina Newland plus archive essays
  • UPC: 760137176787

    EAN: 0760137176787

    Package Dimensions: 6.7 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches