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    Added on: 23/8/2015 17:39
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    La Grande Bouffe

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    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 130 mins
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    Content Type: Movie

    Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the release of Italian provocateur Marco Ferreri’s controversial classic La Grande Bouffe, presented exclusively in a stunning new 2K transfer and arriving on Blu-ray and DVD from 17th August 2015.

    The most famous film by Marco Ferreri (Dillinger is Dead), La Grande Bouffe was reviled on release for its perversity, decadence and attack on the bourgeoisie yet won the prestigious FIPRESCI prize after its controversial screening at the Cannes Film Festival.

    Released for the first time in the UK on Blu-ray, this stunning new edition comes loaded with a host of new extra features and comes packaged with newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx.

    Special Features:
    • Brand new 2K restoration of the original camera negative
    • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation
    • Original French audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
    • Newly translated English subtitles
    • The Farcical Movie – A French television profile of Marco Ferreri from 1975 in which the
    director discusses, among other things, the influence of Tex Avery, Luis Buñuel and Tod Browning’s Freaks
    • Behind-the-scenes footage of the making of La Grande Bouffe, containing interviews with
    • Ferrari and actors Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Ugo Tognazzi and Philippe Noiret
    • Extracts from the television series Couleurs autour d’un festival featuring interviews with the cast and crew recorded during the Cannes Film Festival
    • A visual essay on the film with by Italian film scholar Pasquale Iannone
    • Select scene audio commentary by Iannone
    • News report from the Cannes Film Festival where La Grande Bouffe caused a controversial stir, including Ferreri at the press conference
    • Original Trailer
    • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx
    • Booklet featuring new writing on the film by Johnny Mains, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

    Video Tracks:
    1.66:1 Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    Franch Mono 1.0

    Directed By:
    Marco Ferreri

    Written By:

    Marcello Mastroianni
    Michel Piccoli
    Ugo Tognazzi
    Philippe Noiret
    Andréa Ferréol

    Soundtrack By:
    Philippe Sarde

    Director of Photography:
    Mario Vulpiani

    Claudine Merlin
    Gina Pignier

    Production Designer:
    Michel de Broin

    Vincent Malle


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