'Ran' Re-announced for Blu-ray

Posted Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 08:00 AM PST by

The classic film will be in the first wave of Lionsgate's StudioCanal Collection (Criterion-ish treatment) slated for Blu-ray this February.

Lionsgate will finally bring Akira Kurosawa's 'Ran' to the high-definition format on February 16.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, multiple DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks, and supplements will include: "A.K." - the acclaimed feature-length documentary on the making of the film; "Akira Kurosawa: The Epic and the Intimate" - documentary on the director; A Portrait of Akira Kurosawa by Japanese cinema expert and interpreter Catherine Cadou; "The Samurai" - documentary on Samurai art; "Art of the Samurai" - an interview with a Japanese art of war expert; a 20-page booklet; and BD-Live.

Suggested list price is still undetermined at this time.

You can find the latest specs for 'Ran' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under February 16.

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