Criterion's March Schedule

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March 12th sees two releases on the Criterion Label, the first carries a $29.95 RRP while the second title will retail for $39.95. The titles are...

Federico Fellini's Juliet of the Spirits. Features include…

  • Anamorphic Widescreen 1:85:1
  • Italian Dolby Digital Mono Audio with Optional and Newly Translated English subtitles
  • Theatrical Trailer
David Gordon Green's George Washington. Features include…

  • Anamorphic Widescreen 2:35:1
  • English Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
  • Audio Commentary by Director David Gordon Green, Cinematographer Tim Orr and Actor Paul Schneider
  • Deleted scene with commentary
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • David Gordon Green's short films (Pleasant Grove with commentary and Physical Pinball)
  • Charlie Rose interview with David Gordon Green
  • New video interviews with the cast
  • Clu Gulager's 1969 short film A Day with the Boys
March 26th sees the long awaited Akira Kurosawa title, Rashamon, which will also retail at $39.95. Features include...

  • A New High-Definition Transfer of the Full Frame 1:33:1 Image
  • Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono Japanese Audio with optional newly translated English Subtitles
  • Optional English Dubbed Soundtrack
  • Audio Commentary by Japanese film historian Donald Richie
  • Video Introduction by Robert Altman
  • Excerpts from The World of Kazuo Miyagawa, a documentary film about Rashomon’s cinematographer
  • Reprints of the Rashomon source stories, Ryunosuke Akutagawa’s “In a Grove” and “Rashomon”
  • Akira Kurosawa on Rashomon: a reprinted excerpt from his book Something Like an Autobiography
  • Theatrical trailer
Despite the high price I must say this edition of Rashamon is exactly the kind of effort I have been waiting for Criterion to put into their Kurosawa titles as it should hopefully make them more than worth the wait (and asking price!).

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