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Babylon (R2) in October

Icon Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Babylon on 13th October 2008 priced at £19.99. Directed by Franco Rosso, co-written (with Rosso) by Martin Stellman, photographed by two-time Oscar winner Chris Menges and starring celebrated reggae star and Aswad front man Brinsley Forde, Karl Howman and Trevor Laird, Babylon uses a mix of music and social commentary to recount the everyday experiences of a small group of working class black youths living in South London in the early 1980s.

The DVD boasts fully restored and remastered image and audio (personally overseen by Chris Menges) plus audio commentary with Rosso, Stellman, Forde and producer Gavrik Losey, a cast Q&A (32mins) and restoration featurette (3mins). The film is presented in 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen with 2.0 audio and optional English subtitles.

There will be a special screening of the newly restored film at the National Film Theatre on 11th September 2008.

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