Posted Wed Jul 16, 2008 at 06:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
In an early alert to retailers, MPI says it is planning to release the 70mm spectacle 'Baraka' on Blu-ray this October.
Less a linear narrative than a series of breathtaking images, the highly-acclaimed 'Baraka' weaves its visuals together in mosaic touches on spirituality, the environment, and the human condition. Previously released on standard DVD, MPI will give the film it's first-ever next-gen release on October 28.
There are no tech specs or supplemental details as of yet, but as 'Baraka' was one of the few films in the '90s to be shot using the 70mm process, it bodes well for a terrific-looking Blu-ray.
There is also no suggested list price confirmed as of yet, but as always, we'll keep you posted.
In the meantime, you'll find preliminary specs for 'Baraka' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 28.
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