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Second Sight have announced the first ever Blu-ray release of Mississippi Burning for 14th September 2015 with the following special features:

  • ‘Through the Storm’ – An interview with director Alan Parker
  • ‘Remembering Mississippi Burning’ – An interview with actor Willem Dafoe
  • ‘Under Siege’ –An interview with writer Chris Gerolma
  • Audio Commentary with Alan Parker

The Roberto Rossellini Ingrid Bergman Collection is coming from the BFI on 20th July. Featuring the films Stromboli Land of God, Journey to Italy and Fear. Features include:
  • Newly restored presentations
  • Bergman & Magnani: The War of the Volcanoes (Francesco Patierno, 2012, 54 mins): documentary charting the scandal of the Magnani-Rossellini-Bergman love triangle
  • Ingrid Bergman at the National Film Theatre (Chris Mohr, 1981, 37 mins): archival Guardian Lecture
  • Living & Departed (Tag Gallagher, 2015, 19 mins): a video essay by film scholar Tag Gallagher
  • Viaggio in Italia (Roberto Rossellini, 1954, 83 mins): the alternative, Italian cut of Journey to Italy
  • Journey to Italy audio commentary with filmmaker and academic Laura Mulvey (2003)
  • Alternative Journey to Italy audio commentary with film scholar Adrian Martin (2007)
  • My Dad is 100 Years Old (Guy Maddin, 2005, 18 mins): Isabella Rossellini’s playful tribute to her father
  • The Machine That Kills Bad People (Roberto Rossellini, 1952, 85 mins): a fascinating film that reflects Rossellini’s transition from neo-realism to the more poetic films he made with Bergman
  • Fully illustrated booklet featuring new writing by Tag Gallagher, Adriano Aprà, Laura Mulvey, Peter Bondanella and Paul Fairclough, and full film credits

The full collection will retail for £49.99. Individual releases will be available too priced at £19.99.

Coming on 27th July to both DVD and Blu-ray is Nigel Kneale's Quatermass with the following extras:
  • Brand-new 5.1 mix for episodic version
  • Brand-new restoration of The Quatermass Conclusion in its original theatrical aspect ratio
  • Music-only tracks for all four episodes
  • Episode recaps
  • Textless titles
  • Image Gallery
  • Booklet by archive TV historian Andrew Pixley

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