The Band's Visit (US BD) - Postponed
Update: Sony have quickly removed this from the schedule and we're told the film is now only coming to DVD on 29th July.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of The Band’s Visit on 29th July 2008 priced at $38.95 SRP. Winner of the 2007 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard prize, The Band’s Visit is the story of strangers in a strange land. A fading Egyptian police band arrives in Israel to play at the Arab Cultural Centre. When they take the wrong bus, the band members find themselves in a desolate Israeli village. With no other option than to spend the night with the local townspeople, the two distinctly different cultures realize the universal bonds of love, music and life.
Arriving day-and-date and coded for all regions (A, B and C), extras are presented in standard definition. Features include:
- 1080P 1.78:1 Widescreen
- Hebrew/English/Arabic Dolby True HD 5.1
- Subtitles (Main Feature): English, English SDH, Danish, Finnish, Hindi, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish
- Subtitles (Extras): English
- The Band’s Visit: Making the Fairy Tale