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That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray

Posted November 5, 2012 06:31 PM by Webmaster

Lionsgate FilmsLionsgate Films have officially announced that they will release on Blu-ray director Luis Bunuel's That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), starring Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet and ┴ngela Molina. The release will be available for purchase on January 29th.

Nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Writing, Luis Bu˝uel's final film explodes with eroticism, bringing full circle to the director's lifelong preoccupation with the darker side of desire. Bu˝uel regular Fernando Rey plays Matthieu, an urbane widower, tortured by his lust for the elusive Conchita. With subversive flare, Bu˝uel uses two different actresses in the lead role - Carole Bouquet, a sophisticated French beauty and Angela Molina, a Spanish coquette. Drawn from Pierre Louys' 1898 novel, La Femme et le Pantin, That Obscure Object of Desire is a dizzying game of sexual politics punctuated by a terror that harkens back to Bu˝uel's brilliant surrealistic beginnings.

Special Features:
  • Arbitrary Desire (interview with Jean-Claude CarriŔre)
  • Interview with Carlos Saura
  • Double Dames (interview with Carole Bouquet and Angela Molina)
  • A portrait of Luis Bunuel (interview with Pierre Lary and Edmond Richard)

Note: Blu-ray.com has already reviewed the UK release of That Obscure Object of Desire, courtesy of StudioCanal, here.


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pedromvu
  Nov 05, 2012
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Great news, hopefully it looks the same as the StudioCanal release.
Peter McM
  Nov 05, 2012
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Wow--surprised Criterion isn't doing this.

bboisvert
  Nov 05, 2012
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@Peter McM - they lost the rights along with all of those other StudioCanal titles a couple of years back.

DjMethod
  Nov 06, 2012
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This movie tripped me out. Definite purchase at a good price. And I also didn't know Criterion lost the rights.

JohnCarpenterLives
  Nov 06, 2012
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Yup. Along with Diary of a Chambermaid, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The Phantom Liberty, and The Milky Way. I believe it was maybe a year and a half or so ago.
I picked them all up when it was announced that they were going OOP. I still prefer a Criterion dvd to a non-Criterion blu-ray of the same film.
I'm holding on to my Criterion dvd's of Straw Dogs, RAN, and Contempt.
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-jonny-
  Nov 06, 2012
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Oh, come on. Criterion are not the only distributors capable of decent rendering.

thismightbezach
  Nov 06, 2012
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There's nothing wrong with MGM's Straw Dogs Blu

pedromvu
  Nov 06, 2012
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@JohnCarpenterLives - this one is pretty good even if it's not criterion, you can check Dr. Svet review on the StudioCanal release, it even has decent extras compared to the Criterion dvd.

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Rhylliam
  Nov 06, 2012
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FYI, this set has been available in Canada since October 23rd, 2012 (also Region A)

Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie is also out in Canada, & was released September 4th, 2012.

hedliniv
  Nov 07, 2012
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AVForums rips it pretty hard... I want it but i wonder if the criterion DVD is just as good???? A Spartacus situation?


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