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3 from Criterion in April including Charade re-release

Criterion have released details on their April DVD line-up that will include a re-release of Stanley Donen's classic spy thriller Charade which has been out of print for nearly three years now. The re-release features an all-new Anamorphic Widescreen high-definition digital transfer in addition to the supplements on the original release.

Charade will arrive on 6th April 2004 with the two new releases making their debut later on 20th April 2004. Retail is $39.95 each...

Charade - Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant star in this dark comedic thriller from director Stanley Donen that is now being re-released with a gorgeous new anamorphic transfer.

  • New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound and enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • Audio commentary: A conversation with Stanley Donen and screenwriter Peter Stone
  • The Films of Stanley Donen: A selected filmography, with an introduction by Donen biographer Stephen M. Silverman
  • Peter Stone’s career highlights
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
3 Women - Sissy Spacek and Shelley Duvall star in Robert Altman's dreamlike masterpiece that careens from the humorous to the chilling to the surreal, resulting in one of the most unusual and compelling films of the 1970s.
  • New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound and enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • Audio commentary by director Robert Altman
  • Stills gallery of rare production and publicity photos
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired
A Story of Floating Weeds & Floating Weeds - In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent classic A Story of Floating Weeds in colour with the celebrated cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Rashomon, Ugetsu), both are presented on this Criterion Collection release.
  • Disc One: A Story of Floating Weeds
  • New high-definition digital transfer with restored image and sound
  • Audio commentary by Japanese film historian Donald Richie
  • New score by noted silent-film composer Donald Sosin
  • New and improved English subtitle translation by Donald Richie
  • Disc Two: Floating Weeds
  • New high-definition digital transfer with restored image and sound
  • Audio commentary by film critic Roger Ebert
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation by Donald Richie



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