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Second Sight to Release Jean-Jacques Beineix's Betty Blue (Updated)
Posted June 7, 2013 06:21 PM by Webmaster
British distributors Second Sight Films have revealed that they are planning to release on Blu-ray French director Jean-Jacques Beineix's 37°2 le matin a.k.a Betty Blue (1986), starring Jean-Hugues Anglade, Béatrice Dalle, and Gérard Darmon. Currently, it is unknown whether this upcoming release will contain the longer Director's Cut of the film.
Betty (Dalle) and Zorg (Anglade) have a passionate, if somewhat unconventional relationship. When she discovers his half-written novel she burns his house down and forces him to go to Paris with her in search of fame. There they team up with another couple, who run a pizza joint, before moving south, where Betty begins her tragic demise into madness and eventual death.
The British distributors have confirmed that their upcoming Blu-ray release of Betty Blue will contain the theatrical version and the longer Director's Cut of the film. The distributors are also planning to include new interviews with director Jean-Jacques Beineix and actress Beatrice Dalle.