Bill Douglas Trilogy (BFI) (UK BD) in July
BFI have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of Bill Douglas Trilogy on 27th July 2009 priced at £24.99 RRP. Bill Douglas's award-winning films about childhood – My Childhood, My Ain Folk and My Way Home – are released on Blu-ray Disc just over one year after the DVD release (read the DVD review by Gary Couzens).
The films come to Blu-ray alongside another film by Bill Douglas, Comrades.
The Blu-ray comprises of the three films on one region free BD50 in High Definition and the extras listed below on a region free PAL DVD9. Extras include:
- Bill Douglas: Intent on Getting the Image (2006, 63 mins), a new documentary about Bill Douglas’s life and work
- Come Dancing (1970, 15 mins), Douglas’s remarkable, rarely-seen student short
- Rare archive interview with Bill Douglas (4 mins)
- Illustrated booklet containing newly commissioned essays, notes and credits