To Sleep So As To Dream (Blu-ray) (Arrow Video) [UK]

paulboland

Contributor Steels/Arrow
Contributor
Premium Supporter
Sep 10, 2012
32,252
Navan/Ireland
Release date: March 21, 2022
Purchase links: Arrow Films - Amazon UK - Zavvi - HMV
Price: £18.00 (Arrow) - £24.99 (Amazon) - £17.99 (Zavvi - HMV)

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paulboland

Contributor Steels/Arrow
Contributor
Premium Supporter
Sep 10, 2012
32,252
Navan/Ireland
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original uncompressed mono audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Brand new audio commentary by Japanese film experts Tom Mes and Jasper Sharp
  • Audio commentary with director Kaizo Hayashi and lead actor Shiro Sano recorded in 2000
  • How Many Eggs? Actor Shiro Sano Talks, a brand new interview with the film’s lead actor
  • Talking Silents: Benshi Midori Sawato Talks, a brand new interview on early Japanese film culture and the art of the benshi silent film commentator
  • Midori Sawato Performs ‘The Eternal Mystery’, an exclusive benshi performance to the film within the film
  • The Restoration of To Sleep So as to Dream featurette
  • Fragments from Japan’s Lost Silent Heyday, a selection of scenes from silent jidai-geki films from the Kyoto Toy Museum archives
  • Original Theatrical trailer and English-language restored re-release trailers
  • Image gallery
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by David Downton
First Pressing Only:

Illustrated Collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by Aaron Gerow

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