The Leopard (UK BD) (BFI) in June

BFI have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of The Leopard on 21st June 2010 priced at £19.99 RRP. Luchino Visconti's The Leopard (Il gattopardo) (1963), starring Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale and Alain Delon comes to Blu-ray presented complete and uncut in its original widescreen aspect ratio. The High Definition transfer - from the original 35mm 8-perforation negative - was overseen by the film's Director of Photography, Giuseppe Rotunno, and features fully restored picture and sound.

Features include:

  • 1080P 2.20:1 Widescreen (24fps)
  • Italian PCM mono audio (48k/16-bit)
  • English subtitles
  • Full-feature commentary by Italian film scholars David Forgacs and Rossana Capitano (with optional HOH subtitles)
  • Interview with Claudia Cardinale (with optional HOH subtitles)
  • Italian trailer
  • Illustrated colour booklet containing newly commissioned essays and more

The press release lists the disc as Region B.

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