'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives' Blu-ray Detailed

Posted Wed May 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM PDT by

The winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, now bound for Blu-ray in July, has just been fully detailed.

As previously reported, Strand Releasing will release the Thai fantasy 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives' directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul on Blu-ray on July 12.

Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave – the birthplace of his first life…

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: A Letter to Uncle Boonmee, deleted scenes, an interview with the director, and other trailers from Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 12.

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Blu-ray)
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