Sony Plots August Blu-ray Bow for 'The Counterfeiters'

Posted Fri Jun 6, 2008 at 08:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
The Counterfeiters

Sony has alerted retailers that it's planning to bring the Oscar-winning Austrian drama 'The Counterfeiters' to Blu-ray this August.

The 2007 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language film, 'The Counterfeiters' (aka 'Die Fälscher') tells the story of the largest counterfeiting ring in history, undertaken by the Nazis during WWII.

Sony will debut the critically-praised drama on Blu-ray August 5, day-and-date with the standard DVD.

Tech specs include 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video (1.85:1) and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio in the film's native Austrian as well as an English dub.

No supplemental details have been revealed just yet, but as always we'll keep you posted.

Suggested retail for the Blu-ray has been set at $38.95.

You'll find preliminary specs for 'The Counterfeiters' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 5.

We've also set up a dedicated thread for Sony's latest in our Forums area -- click the following link to discuss 'The Counterfeiters' Blu-ray release.

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The Counterfeiters (Blu-ray)
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