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.
- 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.