Criterion Announces June Titles!

The Criterion Collection has just revealed the six titles that will be available in June. In June 10, Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows and Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’Eclisse will be released. On June 17 three titles will be available, Georges Franju’s Judex, Peter Davis’s Hearts and Minds and Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock. Lastly, to round up the June releases, Richard Lester’s A Hard Day’s Night will be available on the 24th of the month. Check below for a list of supplements for each title.

All That Heaven Allows
Disc Features

  1. New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  2. Audio commentary featuring John Mercer, coauthor of Melodrama: Genre, Style, Sensibility, and film scholar Tamar Jeffers-McDonald
  3. Rock Hudson’s Home Movies (1992), a groundbreaking essay film about the actor by Mark Rappaport
  4. French television interview with Sirk from 1982
  5. Excerpts from Behind the Mirror: A Profile of Douglas Sirk, a 1979 BBC documentary featuring rare interview footage with the director
  6. Contract Kid: William Reynolds on Douglas Sirk, a 2007 interview with the actor, who costarred in three Sirk films, including All That Heaven Allows
  7. Trailer
  8. PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film scholar Laura Mulvey and an excerpt from a 1971 essay by filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder on Sirk

Disc Features

  1. New, restored high-definition digital film transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  2. Audio commentary by film scholar Richard Peña, former program director of New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center
  3. Michelangelo Antonioni: The Eye That Changed Cinema (2001), a fifty-six-minute documentary exploring the director’s life and career
  4. Elements of Landscape, a twenty-two-minute piece from 2005 about Antonioni and L’eclisse, featuring Italian film critic Adriano Aprà and longtime Antonioni friend Carlo di Carlo
  5. New English subtitle translation
  6. PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by film critics Jonathan Rosenbaum and Gilberto Perez, as well as excerpts from Antonioni’s writing about his work

Disc Features

  1. New 2K digital film restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  2. Interview from 2007 with the film’s cowriter Jacques Champreux, the grandson of Louis Feuillade, cocreator of the silent serial Judex
  3. Interview from 2012 with actor Francine Bergé
  4. Franju le visionnaire, a fifty-minute program from 1998 on director Franju’s career and imagination
  5. New English subtitle translation
  6. PLUS: An essay by film scholar Geoffrey O’Brien, along with reprinted writings by and excerpted interviews with Franju (dual-format only)

Hearts and Minds
Disc Features

  1. High-definition digital restoration, supervised by director Peter Davis and cinematographer Richard Pearce, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  2. Audio commentary featuring Davis
  3. A collection of over two hours of never-before-seen outtakes from the film, including interviews with presidential adviser George Ball, broadcast journalist David Brinkley, French journalist and historian Philippe Devillers, political activist Tony Russo, and General William Westmoreland
  4. PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by Davis, film critic Judith Crist, and historians Robert K. Brigham, George C. Herring, and Ngo Vinh Long

Picnic at Hanging Rock
Disc Features

  1. Remastered high-definition digital film transfer, supervised and approved by director Peter Weir, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  2. Extended interview with Weir
  3. New piece on the making of the film, featuring interviews from 2003 with executive producer Patricia Lovell, producers Hal McElroy and Jim McElroy, and cast members
  4. New introduction by film scholar David Thomson, author of The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
  5. A Recollection . . . Hanging Rock 1900 (1975), an on-set documentary hosted by Lovell and featuring interviews with Weir, actor Rachel Roberts, and source novel author Joan Lindsay
  6. Homesdale (1971), an award-winning black comedy by Weir
  7. Trailer
  8. PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by author Megan Abbott and an excerpt from film critic Marek Haltof’s 1996 book Peter Weir: When Cultures Collide; a new paperback edition of Lindsay’s original novel, previously out of print in the U.S.

A Hard Day’s Night
Disc Features

  1. New 4K digital film restoration, approved by director Richard Lester, with two audio options—a monaural soundtrack and a new 5.1 surround soundtrack made by Apple Records—presented in uncompressed monaural and DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray (dual
  2. Audio commentary featuring various members of the film’s cast and crew (dual-format only)
  3. In Their Own Voices, a new piece combining interviews with the Beatles from 1964 with behind-the-scenes footage and photos
  4. You Can’t Do That: The Making of “A Hard Day’s Night,” a 1994 documentary program by producer Walter Shenson
  5. Things They Said Today, a 2002 documentary about the film featuring Lester, music producer George Martin, writer Alun Owen, cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, and others (dual-format only)
  6. New piece about Lester’s early work, featuring a new audio interview with the director (dual-format only)
  7. The Running Jumping and Standing Still Film(1959), Lester’s Oscar-nominated short featuring Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan (dual-format only)
  8. Anatomy of a Style, a new piece on Lester’s approach to editing (dual-format only)
  9. New interview with Mark Lewisohn, author of Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years—Volume One (dual-format only)
  10. Deleted scene (dual-format only)
  11. Trailers
  12. PLUS: An essay by critic Howard Hampton
  13. More!