The Roman Polanski collection - full details inside

Anchor Bay UK have now revealed the full list of features on their forthcoming Roman Polanski Collection Box Set that will street on 25th August 2003 with a retail price of £39.99. The box set contains three of Polanski's films, Knife in the Water, Repulsion and Cul-de-Sac, alongside a fourth disc that is exclusive to the box set and features eight of Polanski's early short films.

Knife in the Water, Repulsion and Cul-de-Sac will also be available to purchase separately from 25th August 2003 with a retail price of £19.99 each.

Details on the discs are as follows...

Disc 1: Knife in the Water

  • Original 4:3 full frame version
  • Optional DTS Audio
  • Optional Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio
  • A Ticket to the West - An all-new featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Liner Notes
  • Talent Bios
  • Poster and Stills Gallery
  • Collector's Booklet
Disc 2: Repulsion
  • Widescreen Presentation Enhanced for 16x9 TVs
  • Optional DTS Audio
  • Optional Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio
  • Audio Commentary with Roman Polanski and Catherine Deneuve
  • A British Horror Film - An all-new featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Original Script Extracts
  • Original Drawings by Art Director Seamus Flannery
  • Eye and Brain (audio) by Professor Richard Gregory
  • Liner Notes
  • Talent Bios
  • Poster and Stills Gallery
  • Collector's Booklet
Disc 3: Cul-de-Sac
  • Widescreen Presentation Enhanced for 16x9 TVs
  • Optional DTS Audio
  • Optional Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio
  • Two Gangsters and an Island - An all-new featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Liner Notes
  • Talent Bios
  • Poster and Stills Gallery
  • Collector's Booklet
Disc 4: Early Shorts
  • Teethful Smile (Usmiech zebiczny, 1957)
  • A Murderer (Morderstwo, 1957)
  • Two Men and a Wardrobe (Dwaj ludzie z szafa, 1958)
  • Lamp, The (Lampa, 1959)
  • When Angels Fall (Gdy spadaja anioly, 1959)
  • Fat and the Lean, The (Gruby i chudy, 1961)
  • Mammals, The (Ssaki, 1962)
  • Let's Break the Ball (Rozbijemy zabawe, 1957)
Further snippets of information found on the Anchor Bay UK forums regarding these discs include...
  • They will be using Roman Polanski's own subtitle translation for Knife in the Water
  • The new video interview found on the forthcoming Criterion release of Knife in the Water will also be present on the Anchor Bay disc
  • They have the Criterion laserdisc audio commentary with Roman Polanski and Catherine Deneuve on Repulsion







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