Criterion Announces and Details 'Monsoon Wedding' Blu-ray

Posted Thu Jul 23, 2009 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The Criterion Collection has announced 'Monsoon Wedding' for Blu-ray on October 13.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, an DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtracks (in Hindu, Punjabi, and English), and supplements will include an audio commentary featuring Nair; Nair’s short documentaries So Far from India (1983), India Cabaret (1985), and The Laughing Club of India (2001), featuring video introductions by the director; Nair’s short fiction films The Day the Mercedes Became a Hat (1993), 11'09"01—September 11 (Segment: “India”) (2002), Migration (2007), and How Can It Be? (2008), featuring video introductions by the director; New video interview with actor Naseeruddin Shah, conducted by Nair; New video interviews with Quinn and production designer Stephanie Carroll; Theatrical trailer; and an essay by critic and travel writer Pico Iyer.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'Monsoon Wedding' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 13.

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Monsoon Wedding (Blu-ray)
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