Screen Archives Entertainment Screen Archives Entertainment    
   Home  Shipping Rates  Order Info  Contact Us  Links  Change Style
  search tips
   [log in]   [new customer?]  [join mailing list]
 

Site Security
provided by
Wildcard SSL Certificates


  
Our Price: $34.95
Bookmark and Share
Label:
Name: ARROW VIDEO
Number: MVDAA022-BR

THE WITCHES (1967) (BLU-RAY)

In the mid-sixties, famed producer Dino De Laurentiis brought together the talents of five celebrated Italian directors for an anthology film. Their brief was simple: to direct an episode in which Silvana Mangano (Bitter Rice, Ludwig) plays a witch. Luchino Visconti (Ossessione, Death in Venice) and screenwriter Cesare Zavattini (Bicycle Thieves) open the film with The Witch Burned Alive, about a famous actress and a drunken evening that leads to unpleasant revelations. Civic Sense is a lightly comic interlude from Mauro Bolognini (The Lady of the Camelias) with a dark conclusion, and The Earth as Seen from the Moon sees Italian comedy legend Totò team up with Pier Paolo Pasolini (Theorem) for the first time for a tale of matrimony and a red-headed father and son. Franco Rosso (The Woman in the Painting) concocts a story of revenge in The Sicilian's Wife, while Vittorio De Sica (Shoeshine) casts Clint Eastwood as Mangano's estranged husband in An Evening Like the Others, concluding The Witches with a stunning homage to Italian comic books.

Genre: Comedy
Run Time: 121 mins
Number of Discs: 1
Audio: STEREO
Year of Production: 1967
Director: LUCHINO VISCONTI, FRANCO ROSSI, PIER PAOLO PASOLINI, MAURO BOLOGNINI, VITTORIO DE SICA
Actors: SILVANA MANGANO, CLINT EASTWOOD, TOTO, NINETTO DAVOLI
Language: Italian

Bonus Materials

Brand new 2K restoration from original film elements produced by Arrow Films exclusively for this release
High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
Original Italian mono audio (uncompressed LPCM)
Brand-new audio commentary by film critic and novelist Tim Lucas
Interview with actor Ninetto Davoli, recorded exclusively for this release
English-language version of Vittorio De Sica’s episode, An Evening Like the Others, starring Clint Eastwood
Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys

  
Last Items Viewed:
  
Reviews and Comments: (0)
All times US Eastern   |   login to post your own review or comments.
There are no reviews or comments yet. Log in or register to post your own reviews or comments.
 YOUR CART
  Your cart is empty.
TOP WEEKLY CDS
1 SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE - 40TH ANNIVERSARY (3CD / REMASTERED)
2 ARCHER / WARNING SHOT
3 AN AMERICAN TAIL (EXPANDED)
4 APOLLO 13 (2CD)
5 THE BRIDE WORE BLACK
6 THE THIN RED LINE: 20TH ANNIVERSARY (4 CD / 3500 EDITION)
7 THE ORVILLE - SEASON 1 (2 CD)
8 AQUAMAN
9 THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND
10 THE CARDINAL (1000 EDITION)

TOP WEEKLY DVD/BLU-RAY TITLES
1 HAWAII (1966) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
2 THE HAWAIIANS (1970) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
3 TWO FOR THE ROAD (1967) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
4 BEDAZZLED (1967)
5 THE HAPPY ENDING (1969) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
6 THE REMAINS OF THE DAY (1993) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
7 TALK RADIO (1988)
8 SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (1995) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
9 BOUND FOR GLORY (1976) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
10 BROKEN LANCE (1954) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)

 
© 2019 Screen Archives Entertainment