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Aria R2 SE in June

Second Sight have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Aria (Special Edition) on 15th June 2009 priced at £19.99 RRP. Described as "a one-man film industry" celebrated writer, director and producer Don Boyd (War Requiem) brings together 10 of the world's most creative and celebrated directors to create Aria. From a body-building Armide, to Tristian and Isoldge in modern day Las Vegas and Verdi embroiled in a Californian sex farce, Aria transports the audience through the mediums of classical music and engaging short films.

Newly restored and remastered, extras include:

  • ’Composing Aria’ a documentary containing revealing interviews with those who worked behind the camera and behind the scenes
  • Commentary by producer Don Boyd
  • Original theatrical trailer and a stills gallery featuring the work of leading photographers: David Bailey, Annie Leibovitz, Lord Snowdon and John Swannell

The will be a special screening at the National Film Theatre on 9 June 2009 followed by a Q&A with Don Boyd and some of the directors to be confirmed. Please visit www.bfi.org.uk for further details.

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