Sparrow (R2) in May
Terracotta Distribution have announced the UK DVD release of Sparrow on 9th May 2011. Johnnie To directs this stylish crime caper in which two rival pickpocket gangs face-off on the streets of Hong Kong.
The UK DVD release is a Collector’s Edition 3-Disc set which comprises:
-Extra Features including:
--60 min documentary on Johnnie To:” JOHNNIE GOT HIS GUN” by Yves Montmayeur.
Yves Montmayeur is a French film critic and television journalist (Canal +, Arte‘Tracks’); included on the extras of this DVD is his documentary on Johnnie To, which features in his series of documentaries on directors such as Michael Haneke, Takashi Miike, Christopher Doyle, Hayao Miyazaki and Park Chan-wook.
- Interviews with Xavier Jamaux, David Richardson and Yuin Shan Ding.
- Gala premiere.
- Original Hong Kong trailer.
- Stills Gallery
- Press Conference.
- Johnnie To interview
- Kelly Lin interview
- Lam Ka Tung interview
- Simon Yam interview
-Bonus OST CD:
Xavier Jamaux and Fred Avril are both French composers who started music in the 80’s. Jamaux created the band Orange with Nicolas Godin and Jean Benoit Dunckel who later became the duo Air. Now strongly focusing on film music, he worked with various directors including Michael Haneke (Funny Games US). It is their 2nd collaboration with Johnnie To after Mad Detective.