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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg SE & more Jacques Demy in October - Menus added

Optimum Releasing have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of three classic films from director Jacques Demy starring the beautiful and iconic Catherine Deneuve. Available from 10th October 2005 are a 2 disc Special Edition of Demy's much-loved musical masterpiece The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, featuring the definitive Jacques Demy documentary The World of Jacques Demy, the sumptuous fairy tale Donkey Skin and farcical comedy A Slightly Pregnant Man co-starring Marcello Mastrioanni.

Features on The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (2-Disc Special Edition) include:

  • The World of Jacques Demy' 90 minute Documentary
  • Lunar America - Short film scored by Michel Le Grand
  • Introduction by Geoff Andrew, Film Critic and NFT Programmer
  • Digitally re-mastered and restored print

Donkey Skin and A Slightly Pregnant Man are barebones offerings, but like The Umbrellas of Cherbourg are presented in anamorphic widescreen with stereo sound.





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