Survivor Ballads: Three Films by Shohei Imamura (Blu-ray Limited Edition) (Arrow Academy) [UK]

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Release date: December 7, 2020
Purchase links: Arrow Films - Amazon UK - Zavvi - HMV
Price: £45.00 (Arrow) - TBA (Amazon) - £39.99 (Zavvi) - TBA (HMV)
Notes: The Ballad of Narayama (1983) - Zegen (1987) - Black Rain (1989) - Limited edition 60-page booklet

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LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

  • Restored High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of all three films
  • Original lossless Japanese PCM 1.0 mono soundtracks
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Brand new audio commentaries on all three films by Japanese cinema expert Jasper Sharp
  • Brand new, in-depth appreciations of all three films by Japanese cinema expert Tony Rayns
  • Alternate colour ending to Black Rain, shot by Imamura but removed from the film shortly before its release
  • Archival interviews on Black Rain with actress Yoshiko Tanaka and assistant director Takashi Miike
  • Multiple trailers and image galleries
  • Original Japanese press kits for The Ballad of Narayama and Black Rain (BD-ROM content)
  • Limited edition 60-page booklet containing new writing by Tom Mes
  • Limited edition packaging featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Tony Stella