'Augustine' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Fri Aug 2, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The Official Selection at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival arrives on Blu-ray in September.

In an early announcement to retailers, Music Box Films is planning to bring 'Augustine' to Blu-ray on September 17.

In Belle Epoque, Paris, 19-year-old kitchen maid Augustine (Soko) suffers an inexplicable seizure that leaves her partially paralyzed. Shipped off to an all-female psychiatric hospital specializing in the then-fashionable ailment of "hysteria," Augustine captures the attention of renowned neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot (Vincent Lindon), mentor of Sigmund Freud, after she has another attack that appears to give her intense physical pleasure. Intrigued, Charcot begins using her as his principal subject, hypnotizing her in front of his fellow doctors. As Augustine displays her spectacular fits in lecture halls, the lines between doctor and patient become blurred, radically impacting the course of both of their lives.

The Bluray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Hysteria Gallery: Photography from the Salpetriere; Q&A with Soko; Interview with director Alice Winocour; Theatrical trailer; Kitchen - a film by Alice Winocour; Magic Paris - a film by Alice Winocour; and Two music videos by Soko.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Augustine' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 17.

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Augustine (Blu-ray)
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