'The Royal Tenenbaums' Blu-ray Dated and Detailed

Posted Thu May 17, 2012 at 01:00 PM PDT by

Wes Anderson's acclaimed 2001 film arrives on Criterion Blu-ray this summer.

In an early announcement to retailers, the Criterion Collection has slated 'The Royal Tenenbaums' for Blu-ray on August 14.

Wes Anderson’s hilarious, touching, and brilliantly stylized study of melancholy and redemption centers around a dysfunctional family of geniuses.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Audio commentary by Anderson; With the Filmmaker: Portraits by Albert Maysles, featuring Anderson; Interviews with and behind-the-scenes footage of actors Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, and Danny Glover; Outtakes; The Peter Bradley Show, featuring interviews with additional cast members; Scrapbook featuring young Richie's murals and paintings, still photographs by set photographer James Hamilton, book and magazine covers, and storyboards; Studio 360 radio segment on painter Miguel Calderón, along with examples of his work; Trailers; Insert with Eric Anderson's drawings of the Tenenbaum house; and an essay by film critic Kent Jones.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'The Royal Tenenbaums' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 14.

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The Royal Tenenbaums (Blu-ray)
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