The Criterion Collection and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment bring you more great titles on Blu-ray in March 2020.

The Criterion Collection and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are delighted to confirm the titles to be released on Blu-ray in March 2020.

On 9 March comes ANTONIO GAUDI. Less a documentary than a visual poem, Hiroshi Teshigahara’s film takes viewers on a tour of Gaudí’s truly spectacular architecture, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, the Sagrada Família basilica in Barcelona.

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

High-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack

Interview with architect Arata Isozaki from 2008

Gaudí, Catalunya, 1959, footage from director Hiroshi Teshigahara’s first trip to Spain

Visions of Space: “Antoni Gaudí,” an hour-long documentary from 2003 on the architect’s life and work

BBC program on Gaudí by filmmaker Ken Russell

Sculptures by Sofu—Vita, a 1963 short film by Teshigahara on the sculpture work of his father, Sofu Teshigahara

Trailer

PLUS: An essay by art historian Dore Ashton, a 1986 reminiscence by Hiroshi Teshigahara, and excerpts from a 1959 conversation between Hiroshi and Sofu Teshigahara on their trip to the West

Following on 16 March is ANATOMY OF A MURDER starring James Stewart as a small-town Michigan lawyer who takes on a difficult case.  This is a gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom potboiler, the most popular film from Hollywood provocateur Otto Preminger.

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

New high-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition

New alternate 5.1 soundtrack, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray edition

New interview with Otto Preminger biographer Foster Hirsch

Critic Gary Giddins explores Duke Ellington’s score in a new interview

A look at the relationship between graphic designer Saul Bass and Preminger with Bass biographer Pat Kirkham

Newsreel footage from the set

Excerpts from a 1967 episode of Firing Line, featuring Preminger in discussion with William F. Buckley Jr.

Excerpts from the work Anatomy of “Anatomy”: The Making of a Movie

Behind-the-scenes photographs by Life magazine’s Gjon Mili

Trailer, featuring on-set footage

PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Nick Pinkerton and a 1959 Life magazine article on real-life lawyer Joseph N. Welch, who plays the judge in the film

On 30 March arrives THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT’S WOMAN, a postmodern masterpiece that had been considered unfilmable. Starring Jeremy Irons and Meryl Streepit’s a beguiling, intellectually nimble feat of filmmaking, starring a pair of legendary actors in early leading roles.

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray

New introduction by film scholar Ian Christie

New interviews with actors Jeremy Irons and Meryl Streep, editor John Bloom, and composer Carl Davis

Episode of The South Bank Show from 1981 featuring director Karel Reisz, novelist John Fowles, and screenwriter Harold Pinter

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