ANASTASIA (Limited Edition Blu ray)-Qty 3000-Twilight Time [USA]

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Available for pre-order.
PRICE: $29.59
RELEASE DATE: March 15
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The historical drama Anastasia (1956) tells the tale of a damaged amnesiac (Ingrid Bergman, an Oscar®-winner for her performance) who may or may not be the lost Romanoff princess, Anastasia. She becomes the accomplice (willing or not?) of a charming White Russian general (Yul Brynner) in a plot to swindle a boatload of money out of the grieving Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna (Helen Hayes). At stake: not just money, but the putative Anastasia’s emotional sanity. Directed by Anatole Litvak, produced by Buddy Adler, and featuring a stunning score by Alfred Newman, available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track.

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt, Felix Aylmer, Natlalie Schafer
Directed By: Anatole Litvak
Written By: Arthur Laurents
Score By: Alfred Newman
Language: English
Video: 1080p High Definition / 2.35:1 / Color
Audio: English 5.1 and 2.0 DTS-HD MA
Subtitles: English SDH
Theatrical Release: 1956
Runtime: 105 Minutes
Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Region Code: Region Free (A/B/C)
Special Features: Isolated Score Track / Audio Commentary with Film Historians Julie Kirgo and David Del Valle / Audio Commentary with Screenwriter Arthur Laurents, Actor James MacArthur, and Film Historians Jon Burlingame and Sylvia Stoddard / Fox Movietone Newsreels / Song Demo / Original Theatrical Trailer with Isolated Score Track
Genre: Drama

Limited Edition of 3,000 Units

"A wonderfully moving and entertaining motion picture from start to finish, and the major credit inevitably must go to Ingrid Bergman, who turns in a great performance.” – Variety

“Mr. Laurents has wisely given it geographical range, added strong scenes that the play barely suggested and expanded the conflicts within the heroine. Anatole Litvak has smartly staged it for a fine projection of its human ironies. And it is played with keen sensitivity by Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner and Helen Hayes…one strong complex of melodrama, mystery and romance.”
– Bosley Crowther, The New York Times

 
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