Lies and Deceit: Five Films by Claude Chabrol (Blu-ray Limited Edition) (Arrow Video) [UK]

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Release date: February 21, 2022
Purchase links: Arrow Films - Amazon UK - Zavvi - HMV
Price: £55.00 (Arrow) - £69.99 (Amazon) - £54.99 (Zavvi - HMV)



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Limited Edition Contents:

  • High definition (1080p) Bluray presentations of all five films
  • New 4K restorations of Madame Bovary, Betty, and Torment (L’enfer)
  • Original lossless French PCM mono audio on Cop Au Vin (Poulet au vinaigre), Inspector Lavardin, Madame Bovary, and Betty
  • Original lossless French PCM stereo audio on Torment (L’enfer)
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • Fully illustrated 80page collector's booklet of new writing on the films by film critics Martyn Conterio, Kat Ellinger, Philip Kemp, and Sam Wigley plus select archival material
  • Limited edition packaging featuring newly commissioned artwork by Tony Stella
Disc One:

  • Brand new commentary by film critic Ben Sachs
  • An Interview with Ian Christie, a brand new interview with film historian Ian Christie about the cinema of Claude Chabrol
  • Claude Chabrol at the BFI, Chabrol discusses his career in this hour long archival interview conducted onstage at the National Film Theatre in 1994
  • Claude Chabrol, Jean Poiret & Stephane Audran in conversation, an archival Swiss TV episode in which the director and cast discuss Cop Au Vin (Poulet au vinaigre)
  • Archive introduction by film scholar Joël Magny
  • Select scene commentaries by Claude Chabrol
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Gallery
Disc Two:

  • Brand new commentary by film critic Ben Sachs
  • Why Chabrol?, a brand new interview with film critic Sam Wigley about why the films of Claude Chabrol remain essential viewing
  • Archive introduction by film scholar Joël Magny
  • Select scene commentaries by Claude Chabrol
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Gallery
Disc Three:

  • Brand new commentary by film critic Kat Ellinger
  • Imagining Emma: Madame Bovary on screen, a brand new visual essay by film historian Pamela Hutchinson
  • Archive introduction by film scholar Joël Magny
  • Select scene commentaries by Claude Chabrol
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Gallery
Disc Four:

  • Brand new commentary by film critic Kat Ellinger
  • Betty, from Simenon to Chabrol, a brand new visual essay by French Cinema historian Ginette Vincendeau
  • An Interview with Ros Schwartz, a brand new interview with the English translator of the Georges Simenon novel on which the film is based
  • Archive introduction by film scholar Joël Magny Select scene commentaries by Claude Chabrol
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Gallery
Disc Five:

  • Brand new commentary by film critics Alexandra HellerNicholas and Josh Nelson
  • On Henri Georges Clouzot, an archival interview with Claude Chabrol in which he talks about fellow director Henri Georges Clouzot (Les diaboliques), whose original attempt to make L’enfer was abandoned, and how the project came to Chabrol
  • An Interview with Marin Karmitz, an archival interview with Marin Karmitz, Chabrol’s most frequent producer
  • Archive introduction by film scholar Joël Magny
  • Select scene commentaries by Claude Chabrol
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Gallery