Phantom Of The Paradise Blu-Ray

Phantom Of The Paradise Blu-Ray
Phantom Of The Paradise Blu-Ray Phantom Of The Paradise Blu-Ray
Brian De Palma’s inspired rock’n’roll fusion of Faust, The Phantom of the Opera and The Picture of Dorian Gray boasts an Oscar-nominated score by Paul Williams, who also stars as an evil record producer who not only steals the work of composer/performer Winslow Leach (William Finley) but gets him locked up in Sing Sing – and that’s not the worst that happens to him along the way. Few revenge scenarios have ever been so amply justified, but the film is also constantly aware of the satirical possibilities offered by the 1970s music industry, exemplified by Gerrit Graham’s hilariously camp glam-rock star. Jessica Harper (Suspiria) appears in her first major role as the naive but ambitious singer, on whom Winslow secretly dotes.
Prodigiously inventive both musically and visually, this is one of De Palma’s most entertaining romps, not least because it was so clearly a labour of love.

Special Features
High Definition Blu-Ray (1080p) Presentation Of The Feature, Available In The UK For The First Time!, Uncompressed Stereo PCM / 4.0 DTS-HD Master Audio Options, Isolated Music And Effects Soundtrack, Optional English SDH Subtitles For The Deaf And Hearing Impaired, Paradise Regained: A 50-Minute Documentary On The Making Of The Film Featuring Director Brian De Palma, Producer Edward R. Pressman, The Late Star William Finley, Star And Composer Paul Williams, Co-Stars Jessica Harper And Gerrit Graham And More!, All New 72-Minute Interview With Paul Williams By Guillermo Del Toro, The Swan Song Fiasco: A New Video Piece Exploring The Changes Made To The Film In Post-Production, Archive Interview With Costume Designer Rosanna Norton, William Finley On The Phantom Doll!, Paradise Lost And Found: Alternate Takes And Bloopers From The Cutting Room Floor, Original Trailers, Radio Spots, Gallery Of Rare Stills Including Behind-The-Scenes Images By Photographer Randy Black, Reversible Sleeve Featuring Original And Newly Commisioned Artwork By The Red Dress, Collector’s Booklet Featuring New Writing On The Film By Festival Programmer Michael Blyth And An Exploration Of The Film’s Troubled Marketing History By Ari Kahan, Curator Of SwanArchives.Org, Illustrated With Original Stills And Promotional Material.
Specifications
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
AudioEnglish Stereo PCM 2.0, English DTS-HD Master Audio 4.0
BBFC15
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastArchie Hahn,Art Munson,Gary Mallaber,George Memmoli,Gerrit Graham,Colin Cameron,David Garland,James Bohan,Jeffrey Comanor,Jessica Harper,William Finley,Mary Margaret Amato,Paul Williams,Peter Elbling,Rand Bridges
ColourColour
DirectorBrian De Palma
Discs1
FormatIncludes - Booklet
FormatBlu-ray
HOH (Hard of Hearing)Yes
LanguageEnglish
RegionBlu-Ray B
Released2014-02-24
Run Time92
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1974

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