The Last Emperor (4K + Blu-ray Limited Edition) (Arrow Video) [UK]

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Release date: February 13, 2023
Purchase links: Arrow Films - Amazon - Zavvi - HMV
Price: £30.00 (Arrow Films) - £29.99 (Amazon - Zavvi - HMV)


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paulboland

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Sep 10, 2012
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  • New 4K restoration of the original theatrical version
  • Original and extended versions of the film presented in their original aspect ratio of 2.39:1
  • Original uncompressed stereo 2.0 audio, plus 5.1 audio option for theatrical version
  • Reversible sleeve featuring two artwork options
  • Eight double-sided postcard sized lobby card reproduction artcards
  • Fold-out double-sided poster featuring two artwork options
  • Illustrated collectors book featuring new writing by film critics Kat Ellinger and Philip Kemp, plus select archival material
DISC 1 - THEATRICAL VERSION (4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY)

  • 4K (2160p) Ultra HD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible)
  • Original uncompressed stereo 2.0 and 5.1 audio options
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • First to Last: The Road to the Forbidden City, a new visual essay by film critic David Cairns exploring Bernardo Bertolucci’s career prior to The Last Emperor
  • Open the Door, a new visual essay by film critics David Cairns & Fiona Watson in which they follow Bertolucci into the Forbidden City to explore in-depth The Last Emperor and the truth on which it is based
  • Archive interview with director Bernardo Bertolucci
  • Archive interview with star John Lone
  • Archive interview with star Joan Chen
  • Postcard from China, video footage shot by Bernardo Bertolucci while location scouting in China
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery
DISC 2 - EXTENDED VERSION (BLU-RAY)

  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation
  • Original uncompressed stereo 2.0 audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
 

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Original Aspect Ratio. That's fantastic.
(DP Vittorio Storaro has been retconning his aspect ratios for all his movies he shot in 2.35:1 to 2:1. EXAMPLE: The Criterion edition is the cropped 2:1 instead of the original 2.35:1)