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Eureka & Masters of Cinema Summer line-up

Eureka Entertainment have announced their release line-up for July, August and September 2012. Alongside seven new releases added to the Masters of Cinema series (including Francis Ford Coppola’s RUMBLE FISH & Cecil B. DeMille’s CLEOPATRA), Eureka have also released details of Giorgio Moroder's cult reworking of the Fritz Lang's classic, METROPOLIS

23 July 2012

Hawks and Sparrows [Uccellacci E Uccellini] (Masters of Cinema) DVD
Featuring a score by the legendary Ennio Morricone, and starring Italy's popular comic actor Totò, Pasolini's "Palme d'or"-nominated anarchic comedy depicts the adventures of two men and a talking crow – a picaresque fable that lampoons politics, religion, and the legacy of neorealism. DVD edition from a new HD master.

Features include:

  • New high-definition transfer in the film’s original aspect ratio
  • Original Italian theatrical trailer
  • Newly translated optional English subtitles
  • 20-PAGE BOOKLET featuring excerpts from an interview with Pier Paolo Pasolini and rare archival imagery

Pigsty [Porcile] (Masters of Cinema) DVD
With an all-star cast (Jean-Pierre Léaud, Anne Wiazemsky, Franco Citti, Pierre Clémenti, Marco Ferreri), Pasolini aims fire at the corruption of modern life via twin tales of cannibalism and bestiality, anticipating his own SALO in its concern with bourgeois degradation. DVD edition from a new HD master.

Features include:
  • New high-definition transfer in the film’s original aspect ratio
  • Original Italian theatrical trailer
  • Newly translated optional English
  • Illustrated booklet featuring rare archival imagery, the words of Pasolini, and more!

Giorgio Moroder presents: METROPOLIS DVD + SteelBook
The cult reworking of Fritz Lang's Metropolis, available for the very first time on DVD in the UK – a bizarre and beautiful retro-futurist timepiece which continues to speak of the past, present, and future.

Features include:
  • New high-definition restoration from rare original 35mm elements
  • Original stereo and 5.1 surround audio options
  • The Fading Image, a vintage documentary from 1984 detailing the creation of Moroder's reconstruction

27 August 2012

Rumble Fish (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray + SteelBook
Adapted from the S.E. Hinton novel, and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, this cult classic of teen angst tells the tale of street hoodlum Rusty James and his older brother The Motorcycle Boy, starring Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper, Nicolas Cage, and Tom Waits, with a soundtrack by Stewart Copeland of the band The Police. First time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray; limited-edition Blu-ray and limited-edition SteelBook packaging options.

Features include:
  • New HD transfer of the film officially licensed from Universal and presented in 1080p in its original aspect ratio
  • Original stereo and 5.1 surround soundtracks, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Music and effects track
  • Audio commentary by Francis Ford Coppola
  • On Location in Tulsa, a video piece featuring new and vintage interviews and behind-the-scenes footage
  • The Percussion-Based Score, a video piece on the film’s soundtrack
  • Six deleted scenes
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired on the feature
  • PLUS: A lavish booklet featuring the words of Francis Ford Coppola, rare archival imagery, and more

RoGoPaG (Masters of Cinema) Dual Format Edition
Bringing together four greats of European art cinema – Roberto Rossellini, Jean-Luc Godard, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ugo Gregoretti – this celebrated portmanteau collection of shorts lives up to its subtitle: "Let's Wash Our Brains"! Dual Format edition from a new HD master; first time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray.

Features include:
  • Gorgeous new HD restoration of the film in its original aspect ratio, in 1080p on the Blu-ray
  • Newly translated optional English subtitles
  • Original Italian theatrical trailer
  • 56-PAGE BOOKLET featuring new essays by Tag Gallagher, Arthur Mas, Martial Pisani, and Pasquale Iannone; a new translation by Tag Gallagher of excerpts from an oral history about the film; and rare archival imagery

24 September 2012

Cleopatra (Masters of Cinema) Dual Format Edition + SteelBook
Claudette Colbert stars as the eponymous Egyptian pharaoh queen in this pulse-thumping sumptuous Cecil B. DeMille epic, which won the Oscar for Best Cinematography and was nominated for several more, including "Best Picture". First time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray; Blu-ray and limited-edition SteelBook packaging options.

Features include:
  • Gorgeous HD transfer of the film officially licensed from Universal and presented in its original aspect ratio, in 1080p on the Blu-ray
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Lavish booklet featuring the words of Cecil B. DeMille, rare archival imagery, and more
  • More features to be announced closer to release date!

Oedipus Rex [Edipo Re] Dual Format Edition
Pasolini's personal take on the ancient Sophocles Greek tragedy of patricide and incest (Sigmund Freud would later write of "the Oedipus complex"), starring Franco Citti, Silvana Mangano, and Alida Valli, and nominated for the "Golden Lion" at Venice. Dual Format edition from a new HD master; first time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray.

Features include:
  • Gorgeous new HD restoration of the film in its original aspect ratio, in 1080p on the Blu-ray
  • Newly translated optional English subtitles
  • Original Italian theatrical trailer
  • 28-PAGE BOOKLET featuring vintage writing by Pasolini, excerpts from an interview with the director by Oswald Stack about the film, and rare archival imagery

[Das Testament Des Dr. Mabuse] The Testament Of Dr. Mabuse (Masters of Cinema) Dual Format Edition + SteelBook
Fritz Lang's tour-de-force crime thriller rife with supernatural elements, all converging around an attempt by the eponymous Mabuse (or someone acting under his name… and possibly his will), confined to an insane asylum, but intent on establishing an "Empire of Crime". Dual Format edition from an HD master; first time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray; Blu-ray and limited-edition SteelBook packaging options.

Features include:
  • HD transfer of the film presented in its original aspect ratio, in 1080p on the Blu-ray
  • Newly translated optional English subtitles
  • Feature-length audio commentary by film scholar and Fritz Lang expert David Kalat
  • Lavish booklet featuring the words of Fritz Lang, rare archival imagery, and more


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