The Bird With The Crystal Plumage/BluRay

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Known BluRay releases of The Bird With The Crystal Plumage

US/UK

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  • 4K UltraHD BluRay
  • Label: Arrow Video
  • Release date: June 28, 2021
  • Buy: From Amazon.co.uk | From Amazon.com
  • New 4K restoration from the original negative by Arrow Films - 4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible)
  • Restored original lossless mono Italian and English soundtracks - English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack - Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
  • Audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films - Black Gloves and Screaming Mimis, an interview with author and critic Kat Ellinger exploring the films themes and its relationship to both the giallo and Fredric Browns novel The Screaming Mimi - The Power of Perception, a visual essay on the cinema of Dario Argento by Alexanda Heller-Nicholas, author of Devils Advocates: Suspiria and The Giallo Canvas: Art, Excess and Horror Cinema, reflecting on the recurring theme of perception and the role of art in Argentos filmography - Crystal Nightmare, an interview with writer/director Dario Argento - An Argento Icon, an interview with actor Gildo Di Marco - Evas Talking, an archival interview with actor Eva Renzi - Original Italian and international theatrical trailers - 2017 Texas Frightmare trailer - Image galleries
  • Illustrated collectors booklet featuring writing on the film by Howard Hughes and Jack Seabrook, and a new essay by Rachael Nisbet - Fold-out double-sided poster featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Obviously Creative - Six double-sided, postcard-sized lobby card reproduction artcards - Limited edition packaging with reversible sleeve featuring originally and newly commissioned artwork by Obviously Creative

  • Limited Edition

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LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS: Brand new 4K restoration of the film from the camera negative in its original 2.35:1 aspect ratio, produced by Arrow Video exclusively for this release • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations • Original mono Italian and English soundtracks (lossless on the Blu-ray Disc) • English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack • New audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films • The Power of Perception, a new visual essay on the cinema of Dario Argento by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, author of Devil’s Advocates: Suspiria and Rape-Revenge Films: A Critical Study • New analysis of the film by critic Kat Ellinger • New interview with writer/director Dario Argento • New interview with actor Gildo Di Marco (Garullo the pimp) • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Candice Tripp • Double-sided fold-out poster featuring • 6 Lobby Card reproductions • Limited edition 60-page booklet illustrated by Matthew Griffin, featuring an appreciation of the film by Michael Mackenzie, and new writing by Howard Hughes and Jack Seabrook


  • Standard Edition
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  • Region A+B
  • Studio: Arrow Video
  • Blu-ray SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS: Brand new 4K restoration of the film from the original camera negative produced by Arrow Video exclusively for this release • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation • Original lossless mono Italian and English soundtracks • English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack • New audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films • The Power of Perception, a new visual essay on the cinema of Dario Argento by Alexanda Heller-Nicholas, author of Devil’s Advocates: Suspiria and Rape-Revenge Films: A Critical Study• New analysis of the film by critic Kat Ellinger • New interview with writer/director Dario Argento • New interview with actor Gildo Di Marco (Garullo the pimp) • Eva’s Talking, an archival interview with actor Eva Renzi (Monica Ranieri) • Original Italian and international theatrical trailers • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Candice Tripp
  • DVD SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS: Brand new 4K restoration of the film from the original camera negative produced by Arrow Video exclusively for this release • Standard Definition DVD presentation • Original mono Italian and English soundtracks • English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack • New audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films • The Power of Perception, a new visual essay on the cinema of Dario Argento by Alexanda Heller-Nicholas, author of Devil’s Advocates: Suspiria and Rape-Revenge Films: A Critical Study • New analysis of the film by critic Kat Ellinger • New interview with writer/director Dario Argento • New interview with actor Gildo Di Marco (Garullo the pimp) • Eva’s Talking, an archival interview with actor Eva Renzi (Monica Ranieri) • Original Italian and international theatrical trailers • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Candice Tripp
  • Buy from: Amazon.com - Amazon.uk

USA

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  • Label: VCI
  • English and Italian audio PCM 2.0
  • Widescreen
  • Release date: January 1, 2013
  • Region free
  • Extras: Theatrical Trailer; complete Original Music Sound Track
  • Buy now: From Amazon.com

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  • Region All
  • Format: Digital Sound, Dolby, Subtitled, Surround Sound, Widescreen
  • Language: English, Italian
  • Subtitles: English
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Studio: Blue Underground
  • BUY THE BLU RAY

Germany

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  • Release date: September 4, 2020
  • Label: Pidax Film
  • New 4K transfer, emastered version, uncut
  • German, English, Italian audio
  • Bonus: trailers and TV spots; Interviews with Dario Argento, Vittorio Storaro, Ennio Morricone, Eva Renzi and Mario Adorf; image gallery; booklet
  • Details tbc
  • Pre-order: From Amazon.de

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  • Label: Koch Media
  • Release date: July 8, 2016
  • Limited to 1000 copies
  • Mediabook with new design. The rest of this is identical with the previous release
  • Buy now: From Amazon.de

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  • Das Geheimnis der schwarzen Handschuhe
  • From Koch Media, released August 13, 2015
  • Limited 3-disc Mediabook (plus 2 DVD)
  • Audio: Italian, German, English
  • Video: anamorphic widescreen, HD
  • Subtitles: tbc
  • Extras: tbc, plus booklet (German)
  • Buy now: From Amazon.de | From Amazon.co.uk | From Amazon.com

UK

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