'Le Havre' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT by

Aki Kaurismäki's acclaimed 2011 film makes its Criterion debut on Blu-ray this summer.

In an early announcement to retailers, the Criterion Collection is working on 'Le Havre' for Blu-ray on July 31.

In this warmhearted comic yarn from Aki Kaurismäki, fate throws the young African refugee Idrissa (Blondin Miguel) into the path of Marcel Marx (André Wilms), a kindly bohemian who shines shoes for a living, in the French harbor city Le Havre.

The Blu-ray will feature a 1080p transfer, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: New interview with actor André Wilms; Cannes Film Festival press conference from 2011, featuring cast and crew; French television interview with Kaurismäki, Wilms, and actors Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Kati Outinen; Concert footage of Little Bob, the rock group featured in the film; Trailer; and a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Sicinski.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'Le Havre' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 31.

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Le Havre (Blu-ray)
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