A SOLDIER'S STORY - LE

A SOLDIER'S STORY - LE

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(Norman Jewison, 1984)

Release date: 14 December 2020
Limited Edition Blu-ray (UK Blu-ray premiere)

The murder of a black sergeant on a segregated army base in Louisiana in 1944 is investigated by a black soldier and lawyer, revealing deep-seated racism in the Deep South. Adapted from Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, the film was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (for Adolph Caesar), and Best Adapted Screenplay (by Fuller himself).

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • 2K restoration
  • Original stereo audio
  • Audio commentary with director Norman Jewison (1999)
  • The DP/30 Interview with Norman Jewison (2010, 69 mins): comprehensive, three-part overview, in which Jewison reflects on his four decades as a director, conducted by film historian David Poland
  • March to Freedom (1999, 15 mins): documentary on the experiences of African American soldiers during World War II, narrated by Paul Winfield
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Molefi Kete Asante, extracts from Norman Jewison’s autobiography recounting the making of A Soldier’s Story, an archival interview with cinematographer Russell Boyd, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 3,000 copies

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BBFC cert: 15
REGION B
EAN: 5060697921038