'The Last Temptation of Christ' Announced and Detailed for Blu ray

Posted Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 08:00 AM PST by

Martin Scorsese's 1988 biopic starring Willem Dafoe is coming to the Criterion Collection in March!

In an early announcement to retailers, the Criterion Collection will release 'The Last Temptation of Christ' on Blu-ray on March 13.

'The Last Temptation of Christ,' by Martin Scorsese, is a towering achievement. Though it initially engendered enormous controversy, the film can now be viewed as the remarkable, profoundly personal work of faith that it is.

The Blu-ray will feature a 1080p digital transfer, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Audio commentary featuring director Martin Scorsese, actor Willem Dafoe, and writers Paul Schrader and Jay Cocks; Galleries of production stills, research materials, and costume designs; Location production footage shot by Scorsese; Interview with composer Peter Gabriel, with a stills gallery of traditional instruments used in the score; and an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Last Temptation of Christ' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 13.

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The Last Temptation of Christ (Blu-ray)
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