Yakuza Papers and Blue Angel from Eureka
Eureka Video have announced the R2 DVD release of Kinji Fukasaku's (director of Battle Royale) 1973 film, Yakuza Papers, for the 23rd September 2002. Presented in its original language (with English subtitles) and in Anamorphic Widescreen the only extra feature will be a Photo Gallery while the retail price is set at £15.99.
On the same day Eureka Video also plan to release a 2-disc set of Josef von Sternberg's crowning achievement of Weimar cinema, The Blue Angel. Presented on DVD in both the newly restored German and English-language versions this set will also include an Audio Commentary (German version only), Marlene Dietrich's screen test, Dietrich interview footage, the Original Trailer, Dietrich concert footage, a photo gallery, filmmaker/cast biographies and a production history. Retail is set at £19.99.