'Gate of Hell' Announced and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST by

The 1953 Japanese epic will arrive on Blu-ray in April.

In an early announcement to retailers, Criterion is working on 'Gate of Hell' will hit Blu-ray on April 9.

A winner of Academy Awards for best foreign-language film and best costume design, Gate of Hell is a visually sumptuous, psychologically penetrating work from Teinosuke Kinugasa.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, an uncompressed mono soundtrack, and supplements will include a booklet featuring an essay by film historian Stephen Prince.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Gate of Hell' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under April 9.

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Gate of Hell (Blu-ray)
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