Scarface (UK BD) in September

Details on the UK Blu-ray release of Scarface, also due in September…

Universal have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of Scarface on 5th September 2011. Brian De Palma’s gangster classic has been newly restored and comes to Blu-ray with 7.1 audio and new bonus content.

Extras are the same as the US release and include:

  • The Scarface Phenomenon— This all-new documentary presents Scarface as a unique phenomenon in cinema history. It explores how a film plagued by controversy leading up to its release has become a Hollywood classic, influencing a whole new generation of filmmakers and leaving a lasting imprint on popular culture.
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The World of Tony Montana —Experience the world of the ultimate gangster and hear from experts on the real world violence, fear and paranoia that surrounds a drug lord.
  • The Rebirth —Director Brian De Palma, producer Martin Bregman, actor Al Pacino, and screenwriter Oliver Stone revisit the history of Scarface, from the inspiration of the original Howard Hawks classic to the evolution of the script.
  • The Acting — Join the filmmakers, Al Pacino and Steven Bauer to discover how each of the roles was cast and how Brian De Palma worked with his actors to get unforgettable performances.
  • The Creating — A fascinating, controversial and definitive journey through the making of the film, which began with the production being forced to leave its initial location in Florida. Discover how the chainsaw scene was filmed, learn about the production design, the photography, and the struggle to get the film an “R” rating.
  • Scarface: The TV Version—A revealing and hilarious montage of film clips comparing the theatrical version to the network television version of Scarface.
  • The Making of Scarface: The Video Game: Immerse yourself in the world of Scarface in this behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the video game.
  • U-CONTROL – Scarface Scoreboard—Watch Scarface like never before. Keep track of the number of times the “F” word is used and monitor the bullets fired!
  • U-CONTROL – Picture in Picture— Available in English with subtitles in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese. Access interview footage of Brian De Palma, Al Pacino, Screenwriter Oliver Stone, and others without interruption to the movie experience. Also featured is a scene comparison between the 1983 version of Scarface and Howard Hawks’ original film.
  • BD-Live / Pocket BLU

Retailers are listing the standard version with an RRP of £24.99, a Limited Edition Steelbook with an RRP of £29.99 and a Limited Edition Box Set with an RRP of £59.99. The latter includes the following special content:

  • Hinged rigid cigar-style boxset with belly band and vac foam tray
  • Steelbook limited edition: Triple Play Blu-ray
  • ‘The Making of Scarface’ exclusive booklet including stills and production notes
  • Tony Montana signature money clip
  • Green card envelope including Tony Montana dollar bill, green card and 3 exclusive artcards

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Updated: Mar 24, 2011

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