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    Added on: 17/5/2015 16:23
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    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

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    Docteur Jekyll et les femmes
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 91 Mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Following unanimous critical acclaim for their 2014 Walerian Borowczyk retrospective collection, Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the world premiere Blu-ray release of Borowczyk’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Osbourne, released on dual-format Blu-ray and DVD from 18th May 2015, marking the first time the film has been made available commercially since the VHS and Laserdisc era.

    Often regarded as Borowczyk’s last great film, and his only out-and-out horror film, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Osbourne features his most culty cast including Udo Kier, Patrick Magee and Howard Vernon. The disc will be presented with both the French and English versions of the film, the latter featuring Patrick Magee’s own voice.

    Special Features:
    Brand new 2K restoration, scanned from the original camera negative and supervised by cinematographer Noël Véry
    High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the film, released on both formats for the first time anywhere in the world
    English and French soundtracks in LPCM 1.0
    Optional English SDH and English subtitles
    Introduction by critic and long-term Borowczyk fan Michael Brooke
    Audio commentary featuring archival interviews with Walerian Borowczyk and new interviews with cinematographer Noël Véry, editor Khadicha Bariha, assistant Michael Levy and filmmaker Noël Simsolo, moderated by Daniel Bird
    Interview with Marina Pierro
    Himorogi (2012), a short film by Marina and Alessio Pierro, made in homage to Borowczyk
    Interview with artist and filmmaker Alessio Pierro
    Phantasmagoria of the Interior, a video essay by Adrian Martin and Cristina Alvarez Lopez
    Eyes That Listen, a featurette on Borowczyk’s collaborations with electro-acoustic composer Bernard Parmegiani
    Happy Toy (1979), a short film by Borowczyk based on Charles-Émile Reynaud’s praxinoscope
    Introduction to Happy Toy by production assistant Sarah Mallinson
    Returning to Return: Borowczyk and Early Cinema, a featurette by Daniel Bird
    Reversible sleeve with artwork based on Borowczyk’s own poster design
    Booklet with new writing on the film by Daniel Bird and archive materials, illustrated with rare stills

    Video Tracks:
    1.66:1 Colour

    Audio Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Walerian Borowczyk

    Written By:

    Udo Kier
    Patrick Magee
    Howard Vernon
    Marina Pierro

    Soundtrack By:
    Bernard Parmegiani

    Director of Photography:
    Noël Véry

    Khadicha Bariha

    Costume Designer:
    Piet Bolscher

    Production Designer:
    Walerian Borowczyk

    Ralph Baum


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