Blu-ray Heads to 'Paris, Texas'

Posted Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 12:00 PM PDT by

Wim Wenders' gripping drama is slated for high-definition in the new year.

The Criterion Collection has revealed 'Paris, Texas' will have a Blu-ray release on January 26.

The Blu-ray release will feature 1080p video, an English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Audio commentary featuring Wim Wenders; Interview with Wenders by German journalist Roger Willemsen; Excerpts from the 1990 film Motion and Emotion: The Road to “Paris, Texas,” featuring interviews with Wenders, actors Harry Dean Stanton, Hanns Zischler, Dennis Hopper, and Peter Falk, composer Ry Cooder, cinematographer Robby Müller, novelist Patricia Highsmith, and filmmaker Samuel Fuller; new interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Claire Denis; Cinéma cinémas: “Wim Wenders Hollywood April '84,” with Wenders and Cooder working on the score; deleted scenes and Super 8 home movies; Gallery of Wenders's location-scouting photos, from his book Written in the West; Behind-the-scenes photos by Robin Holland; theatrical trailer; and a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Nick Roddick and interviews with Stanton, writer Sam Shepard, and actors Nastassja Kinski and Dean Stockwell.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'Paris, Texas' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 26.

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