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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.

Features include:

  • 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'

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