British distributors Eureka Entertainment have officially announced and detailed their upcoming Dual Format Edition of Japanese director Kenji Mizoguchi's Sansho Dayu a.k.a Sansho the Bailiff (1954). Also included on this release as a bonus is the Japanese director's Gion Bayashi a.k.a A Geisha (1953). Street date is April 23rd.
Newly restored high-definition transfer of Sansho Dayu
Mizoguchi's Gion Bayashi (also in 1080p on the Blu-ray)
Optional English subtitles on both features
Tony Rayns video discussion of Sansho Dayu [29:00] and Gion Bayashi [11:00]
Original Japanese theatrical trailer for Sansho Dayu and original Japanese theatrical teaser for Gion Bayashi
Before and-after Sansho Dayu restoration demonstration