Sony Catalogue (US BD) in February

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of Gandhi, Kramer vs. Kramer and a Capote / In Cold Blood double-bill on 17th February 2009.

All three are coded for all regions (A, B and C), with features detailed below...

Gandhi - Ben Kingsley stars in this biography of Mahatma Gandhi directed by Richard Attenborough. Features include...

Disc 1: Main Feature

  • 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • English and French 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • Portuguese and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
  • Subtitles (Main Feature): English, English SDH, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, Dutch
  • Subtitles (Extra Features): English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
  • Blu-ray Exclusive: Gandhi’s Legacy – A Picture-in-Picture Graphics Track
  • Introduction by Sir Richard Attenborough
  • Director’s Commentary

Disc 2: Extra Features
  • Subtitles (Extra Features): English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
  • Presented in a mix of Standard and High Definition
  • Vintage Newsreel Footage
  • Sir Ben Kingsley Talks about Gandhi
  • In Search of Gandhi Featurette - Lord Attenborough discusses the various hurdles he faced in getting the film made, from the genesis of the project in the '60s through to the start of production
  • Reflections on Ben Featurette - Cast and crew reflect on Ben Kinsley as he prepared for the role and memories of him during production
  • Madeleine Slade: An Englishwoman Abroad Featurette - Lord Richard Attenborough and Geraldine James discuss Madeleine Slade (Meerabahen), who became one of Gandhi's most committed followers
  • The Funeral Featurette - Cast and crew discuss the recreation and filming of Gandhi's Funeral. This scene holds the record for containing more extras than any other in film history (in excess of 250,000 people!)
  • Shooting an Epic in India Featurette - Cast and crew discuss working in India and the challenges they faced as the production progressed
  • Looking Back Featurette - Cast and crew look back at the film. This featurette includes material about the success of the film, the impact it had on release and the Academy Award ceremony
  • Designing Gandhi - 3 mini featurettes - Stuart Craig talks about three different elements of Set & Design:
    • Building the Ashram
    • The Tent
    • Finding Trains
  • From the Director's Chair - 2 mini featurettes - Lord Attenborough shares his views on two areas of the production:
    • On Casting
    • On Music
    The Words of Muhatma Gandhi
  • The Making of Gandhi – A photo montage of behind-the-scenes stills

Kramer vs. Kramer - Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep star in this drama about the heartbreak of divorce and the struggle between work and family. Features include:
  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English, French and Portuguese 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • Subtitles (Main Feature): English, English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Subtitles (Extra Features): Spanish, Portuguese
  • Documentary: “Finding the Truth – The Making of Kramer vs. Kramer” (SD)

Capote/In Cold Blood - Richard Brooks’ 1967 adaptation of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood is included in this double-feature alongside Bennett Miller’s Capote starring Philip Seymour Hoffman as the famous writer.

Capote
  • 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • English, French and Portuguese 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
  • Subtitles (Main Feature): English, English SDH, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, Dutch
  • Subtitles (Extra Features): French, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch
  • Making of Capote
  • ”Answered Prayers” – a documentary on Truman Capote
  • Commentary with Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Bennett Miller
  • Commentary with Bennett Miller and cinematographer Adam Kimmel

In Cold Blood
  • 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • English and French 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • English, English SDH, French, Arabic and Dutch subtitles



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