'The Leopard' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Thu Mar 18, 2010 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The period drama centered around Sicilian Prince Don Fabrizio Salina is coming to Blu-ray in June.

The Criterion Collection is bringing 'The Leopard' to high-definition on June 29.

The Blu-ray release will feature 1080p video, an Italian LPCM mono soundtrack (with English subtitles), and supplements include: Audio commentary by film scholar Peter Cowie; A Dying Breed: The Making of The Leopard, an hour-long documentary featuring interviews with Claudia Cardinale, screenwriter Suso Ceccho D'Amico, Rotunno, filmmaker Sydney Pollack, and many others; Video interview with producer Goffredo Lombardo; Video interview with professor Millicent Marcus on the history behind The Leopard; Original theatrical trailers and newsreels; Stills gallery of rare behind-the-scenes production photos; and a booklet featuring an essay by film historian Michael Wood.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'The Leopard' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under June 29.

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The Leopard (Blu-ray)
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