Posted Tue Mar 1, 2016 at 06:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
The acclaimed drama will be available on Blu-ray this summer.
In an early announcement to retailers, Strand Releasing is preparing 'Cemetery of Splendour' for Blu-ray on June 14.
Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier with no family visitors. Jen befriends young medium Keng who uses her psychic powers to help loved ones communicate with the comatose men. Doctors explore ways, including colored light therapy, to ease the mens' troubled dreams. Jen discovers Itt's cryptic notebook of strange writings and blueprint sketches. There may be a connection between the soldiers' enigmatic syndrome and the mythic ancient site that lies beneath the clinic. Magic, healing, romance and dreams are all part of Jen's tender path to a deeper awareness of herself and the world around her.
Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements include: Mekong Hotel (dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 61 min) - Shifting between fact and fiction in a hotel situated along the Mekong River, a film-maker rehearses a movie expressing the bonds between a vampiric mother and daughter; and More...
You can find the latest specs for 'Cemetery of Splendour' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under June 14.
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