'Bigger Than Life' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Dec 16, 2009 at 02:30 PM PST by

Nicholas Ray's classic drama is getting the high-definition treatment in March.

The Criterion Collection has announced 'Bigger Than Life' starring James Mason for Blu-ray on March 23.

The Blu-ray release will feature 1080p video, an uncompressed LPCM mono soundtrack, and supplements include: Audio commentary featuring critic Geoff Andrew (The Films of Nicholas Ray); Profile of Nicholas Ray (1977), a half-hour television interview with the director; New video appreciation of Bigger Than Life with author Jonathan Lethem (Chronic City); New video interview with Susan Ray, the director's widow and editor of the book I Was Interrupted: Nicholas Ray on Making Movies; Theatrical trailer; and an essay by film writer B. Kite.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Bigger Than Life' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 23.

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Bigger Than Life (Blu-ray)
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