Chegou a hora de vislumbrar novas edições de filmes restaurados em alta definição, com muitos conteúdos extras e livretos exclusivos. Pode escolher: o mestre Akira Kurosawa, o chefão Marlon Brando ou o gente boa Adam Sandler. E ainda tem uma coleção espetacular. É hora de Criterion e seus lançamentos previstos para o mês de novembro.
Coleção Lobo Solitário – A Espada da Vingança / O Andarilho do Rio Sanzu / Contra os Ventos da Morte / O Samurai Assassino / Na Terra dos Demônios / Paraíso Branco no Inferno (três discos, embalagem Digipak, data de lançamento: 8 de novembro, com preço de US$ 79.96).
- New 2K digital restorations of all six films, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks on the Blu-rays
- High-definition presentation of Shogun Assassin, the 1980 English-dubbed reedit of the first two Lone Wolf and Cub films
- New interview with Kazuo Koike, writer of the Lone Wolf and Cub manga series and screenwriter on five of the films
- Lame d’un père, l’âme d’un sabre, a 2005 documentary about the making of the series
- New interview in which Sensei Yoshimitsu Katsuse discusses and demonstrates the real Suio-ryu sword techniques that inspired those in the manga and films
- New interview with biographer Kazuma Nozawa about filmmaker Kenji Misumi, director of four of the six Lone Wolf and Cub films
- Silent documentary from 1937 about the making of samurai swords, with an optional new ambient score by Ryan Francis
- New English subtitle translations
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay and film synopses by Japanese pop culture writer Patrick Macias
Sonhos (data de lançamento: 15 de novembro, com preço de US$ 31.96).
- New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Masaharu Ueda, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- New audio commentary featuring film scholar Stephen Prince
- Making of “Dreams” (1990), a 150-minute documentary shot on-set and directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi
- New interview with assistant director Takashi Koizumi
- New interview with production manager Teruyo Nogami
- Kurosawa’s Way (2011), a fifty-minute documentary by director Akira Kurosawa’s longtime translator Catherine Cadou, featuring interviews with filmmakers Theodoros Angelopoulos, Bernardo Bertolucci, Clint Eastwood, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Bong Joon-ho, Abbas Kiarostami, Hayao Miyazaki, Martin Scorsese, Julie Taymor, Shin’ya Tsukamoto, and John Woo
- New English subtitle translation
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Bilge Ebiri and Kurosawa’s script for a never-filmed ninth dream, introduced by Nogami
Embriagado de Amor (data de lançamento: 15 de novembro, com preço de US$ 31.96).
- 4K digital transfer, supervised by director Paul Thomas Anderson, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Blossoms & Blood, a twelve-minute 2002 piece by Anderson featuring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson, along with music by Jon Brion
- New interview with Brion
- New piece featuring behind-the-scenes footage of a recording session for the film’s soundtrack
- New conversation between curators Michael Connor and Lia Gangitano about the art of Jeremy Blake
- Additional artwork by Blake
- Cannes press conference from 2002
- NBC News interview from 2000 with David Phillips, “the pudding guy”
- Twelve Scopitones
- Deleted scenes
- Mattress Man commercial
A Face Oculta (data de lançamento: 22 de novembro, com preço de US$ 31.96).
- New 4K digital restoration, undertaken with the support of The Film Foundation and supervised by filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- New introduction by Scorsese
- Excerpts from voice-recordings director and star Marlon Brando made during the film’s production
- New video essays on the film’s production history and its potent combination of the stage and screen icon Brando with the classic Hollywood western
- PLUS: An essay by film critic Howard Hampton
A Lula e a Baleia (data de lançamento: 22 de novembro, com preço de US$ 31.96).
- New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Robert Yeoman and director Noah Baumbach, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- New interviews with Baumbach and actors Jeff Daniels, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, and Laura Linney
- New conversation about the score and other music in the film between Baumbach and composers Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips
- Behind “The Squid and the Whale,” a 2004 documentary featuring on-set footage and cast interviews
- Audition footage
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