'Shoah' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT by

Claude Lanzmann's 1985 holocaust film will debut on Blu-ray in June.

In an early announcement to retailers, Criterion is working on 'Shoah' for Blu-ray on June 25.

Over a decade in the making, Claude Lanzmann’s nine-hour-plus opus is a monumental investigation of the unthinkable: the murder of more than six million Jews by the Nazis.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, an uncompressed monaural soundtrack, and supplements include: Three additional films by director Claude Lanzmann: A Visitor from the Living (1999, 68 minutes), Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m. (2001, 102 minutes), and The Karski Report (2010, 54 minutes); New conversation between critic Serge Toubiana and Lanzmann; Interview with Lanzmann about A Visitor from the Living and Sobibor; New conversation between associate director of photography Caroline Champetier and filmmaker Arnaud Desplechin; Trailer; and a booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones and writings by Lanzmann.

Suggested list price for the 4-disc Blu-ray set is $99.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Shoah' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under June 25.

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