Criterion to Bring 'Repulsion' to Blu-ray

Posted Mon Apr 20, 2009 at 06:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke

Criterion has announced its latest classic for Blu-ray release, setting a late-July date for Roman Polanski's 'Repulsion.'

The highly-influential 1965 horror-art film, which helped usher in a new wave of psychological fear cinema and introduced Stateside audiences to star Catherine Deneuve, will receive its Blu-ray debut on July 28.

Tech specs will see a BD-50 dual-layer disc with 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video (1.85:1) and an uncompressed PCM 1.0 Mono track.

Extras include audio commentary (with Polanski and Deneuve), the "A British Horror Film" documentary, a 1964 television documentary, the trailer and a booklet.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.99.

You'll find the latest specs for 'Repulsion' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 28.

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Repulsion (Blu-ray)
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