'Secret Sunshine' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Wed May 18, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The 2007 Korean romance comedy is in the works for high-definition release in August.

In an early announcement to retailers, the Criterion Collection will bring 'Secret Sunshine' to Blu-ray on August 23.

A master of intensely emotional human dramas, director Lee Chang-dong is a leading light of contemporary Korean cinema, and his place on the international stage was cemented by this stirring and unpredictable work examining grief and deliverance.

The Blu-ray will feature a new 1080p digital transfer supervised and approved by the director, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack (with new and improved English subtitle translation), and supplements include: New interview with Lee; On the Set of "Secret Sunshine," a video piece featuring interviews with actors Jeon Do-yeon and Song Kang-ho, as well as behind-the-scenes footage; U.S. theatrical trailer; and a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Dennis Lim.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Secret Sunshine' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 23.

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Secret Sunshine (Blu-ray)
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