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Bertolucci's The Dreamers in July

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers for 13th July 2004 with a retail price of $29.98. Set against the turbulent political backdrop of France in the spring of 1968 when the voice of youth was reverberating around Europe, The Dreamers is a story of self-discovery as three students test each other to see just how far they will go as they experiment with their emotions and sexuality while playing a series of increasingly demanding mind games.

Controversial upon it's American release for being a major studio title that received the death knell in the form of an NC-17 rating Fox will offer the film as such on DVD with the following features...

  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • French and Spanish Dolby Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Director, Writer & Producer Commentary by Bernardo Bertolucci, Gilbert Adair and Jeremy Thomas
  • Events of May '68 - Featurette
  • The Making of "The Dreamers" - Featurette
  • Michael Pitt "Hey Joe" - Music Video
  • Trailers
A separate R rated cut running 3 minutes shorter will also be released on DVD with the same set of features.

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