The White Countess (R2) in August
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The White Countess for 14th August 2006 priced at £19.99. Set in Shanghai in the late 1930’s, the story chronicles the relationship between a disillusioned former U.S. diplomat who lost his sight several years earlier, and a young refugee White Russian countess reduced to a sordid life in the city’s bars, working as a taxi driver and occasional prostitute to support members of her late husband’s aristocratic family.
- 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- English, Czech, Hungarian & Polish DD5.1 Surround
- Subtitles: Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Polish, Romanian, Slovenian, Turkish
- Commentary with James Ivory & Natasha Richardson
- "Behind-the-Scenes" Featurette
- A Tribute To Ismail Merchant
- Making of 'The White Countess'