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Second Sight, Mr. Bongo & Acorn Media

Below are some announcements from Second Sight, Mr. Bongo Films and Acorn Media…

Second Sight

Cool as Ice - 6th September 2010 – Vanilla Ice stars in this film as the leader of a tough motorcycle gang who falls for a small town girl and tries to melt her heart.

Heimat Fragments - The Women - 13th September 2010 – This feature-length offering in the Heimat saga follows on from Edgar Reitz’s Heimat 1-3 TV series.

Modesty Blaise – 20th September 2010 - Straight from the pages of Peter O'Donnell's newspaper comic strip, Monica Vitti is Modesty Blaise - the world's deadliest female agent.

Compulsion - 20th September 2010 - This thriller directed by Richard Fleischer sees two callous law students murder a young boy in cold blood to prove their intellectual superiority.

D'Artagnan's Daughter – 4th October 2010 - Philipe Noiret plays famed swordsman D’Artagnan alongside Sophie Marceau as the eponymous daughter, a determined Eloise, in this action-packed swashbuckling tale directed by Bertrand Tavernier.

Le Bossu - 4th October 2010 - French leading man Daniel Auteuil duels like a master in swashbuckling adventure Le Bossu directed by Philippe de Broca.

Posession - 25th October 2010 - Part horror, part political allegory, this film directed by avant-garde Polish helmer Andrzej Zulawski appeared on the notorious banned 'Video Nasties' list and has been unavailable in the UK on DVD until now. Possession stars Isabelle Adjani (Subway, La Reine Margot) and Sam Neill (Jurassic Park, Omen III - The Final Conflict) and features special effects by Carlo Rambaldi (Alien, E.T.). Extras include The Other Side of the Wall – The Making of Posession and an interview with Andrzej Zulawski.

Dougal and The Blue Cat - 1st November 2010 - A spin off from the hugely popular TV series The Magic Roundabout, Dougal and The Blue Cat has been restored and comes to DVD with features including: interviews with Emma Thompson, Phyllida Law, Fenella Fielding and Mark Kermode, Original French version with English subtitles, Lobby Card / Stills Gallery.

Mr. Bongo Films

Lola - 6th September 2010 - Jacques Demy's debut feature and tribute to Max Ophuls stars Anouk Aimee in the title role as a young lady who is secretly awaiting the return of her one and only true love.

Casanova ‘70 - 6th September 2010 – From director Mario Monicelli, this Italian comedy stars Marcello Mastroianni as the infamous and spontaneous ladies man, Major Andrea Rossi-Colombotti.

Sons of Cuba - 20th September 2010 - Hailed by critics, Andrew Lang's powerful and moving documentary Sons of Cuba is a stunning insight behind the scenes of Castro's Cuba into the lives of a group of young boys; amateur boxers training to become champions of their sport and heroes of their country.

Acorn Media

Dennis Potter’s Karaoke / Cold Lazarus - 6th September 2010 – TV playwright Dennis Potter’s last works are available separately or as part of a box-set release. Extras include Dennis Potter biography and cast filmographies.

Waterloo Road Series 5 - 27th September 2010 - This BBC drama focuses on the trials and tribulations of the staff and students at the famous Rochdale comprehensive school. Features include outtakes, deleted scenes, cast and crew interviews, Waterloo
Road Cribs & subtitles.

Lipstick on your Collar - 4th October 2010 - Dennis Potter's hilarious musical skewering of 1950s' England stars a young Ewan McGregor. Features include Lipstick Jukebox, Dennis Potter biography and cast filmographies.

New Tricks Series 6 - 11th October 2010 - Series 6 of this BBC drama continues the investigations and exploits of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS), a team of retired police officers brought in to crack unsolved cases from the past.

Unless noted otherwise, there are no extras listed.

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