Criterion Unveils 'Benjamin Button' Box Art, Specs

Posted Fri Apr 24, 2009 at 10:50 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

With it's release only a few weeks away, Criterion has revealed box art and final specs for the May Blu-ray release of 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.'

As first announced last month, the Criterion Collection will release a two-disc special edition of the multiple Oscar winner, due in stores May 5 (day-and-date with the standard DVD).

Final tech specs will see a BD-50 dual-layer presentation of the 166-minute feature film, in 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video (2.39:1) and DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround.

Extras boast a full-length audio commentary with director David Fincher on disc one, with the second disc reserved for an extensive four-part documentary on the making of the film, that takes viewers from pre-production, through shooting, a dissection of the special effects and finally editing and the premiere.

Lastly, Criterion has unveiled the box art for the Blu-ray:

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

You'll find final specs for 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 5.

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