'The Secret of the Grain' Announced and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The winner of four César awards including best picture and director is receiving the Criterion Blu-ray treatment this July.

The Criterion Collection is working on Abdellatif Kechiche’s 'The Secret of the Grain' for high-definition release on July 27.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, Arabic/French DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks, and supplements will include: New video interview with Kechiche; Sueur, Kechiche's captivating extended version of the film's climactic belly dancing sequence, featuring a new introduction by the director; New video interview with film scholar Ludovic Cortade; Excerpt from a 20 heures télévision interview with Kechiche and actress Hafsia Herzi; Video interviews with Herzi, actress Bouraouïa Marzouk, and the film's musicians; Theatrical trailer; and a booklet featuring a new essay by film critic Wesley Morris.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'The Secret of the Grain' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under July 27.

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The Secret of the Grain (Blu-ray)
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