'Summer Hours' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Mon Jan 18, 2010 at 10:00 AM PST by

Olivier Assayas' powerful drama is headed for high-definition this April.

The Criterion Collection has announced 'Summer Hours' starring Juliette Binoche and Charles Berling is coming to Blu-ray on April 20.

The Blu-ray release will feature 1080p video, a French DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1soundtrack (with English subtitles), and supplements will include: New video interview with Assayas; a short documentary featuring interviews with Assayas and actors Charles Berling and Juliette Binoche, and showing the cast and crew on set; Inventory, an hour-long documentary by Olivier Gonard, shot partly in Paris's Musée d'Orsay, that examines the film's approach to art; Theatrical trailer; and a booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'Summer Hours' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 20.

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Summer Hours (Blu-ray)
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