Masters of Cinema im Mai 2016

Eureka verkündet das Film Line-Up von Masters of Cinema im Mai 2016.

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Eureka are to release Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s JOURNEY TO THE SHORE, a beautifully shot supernatural love story, for the first time anywhere in the world in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition as part of the Masters of Cinema Series on 23 May 2016.

Winner of the Un Certain Regard Best Director award in Cannes, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Journey to the Shore confirms the director’s place as a contemporary auteur.

Mizuki’s husband, Yusuke, drowned at sea three years ago. When he suddenly comes back home, she is not that surprised, instead, Mizuki wonders what took him so long. Together they embark on a journey to meet the people who helped him on his journey in a world where the living and the dead coexist in an almost normal manner.

Starring two of Japan’s biggest actors, Tadanobu Asano and Eri Fukatsu, Kurosawa’s film is a beautifully shot love story that challenges our usual conceptions of life, death and half-life. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present the film to UK audiences in this special edition Dual Format release, available to pre-order now

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We can reveal that Eureka will be releasing Josef von Sternberg’s brilliantly realized silent melodrama THE LAST COMMAND on Blu-ray for the first time in the world in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition as part of the Masters of Cinema series on 16 May 2016.

Emil Jannings stars in the film which won the first ever Academy Award for best Actor for his role in this stunning early masterpiece from director Josef von Sternberg (The Blue Angel).

An exiled Russian general turned Hollywood extra (Emil Jannings, in an incredibly passionate performance) is chosen by a former adversary (William Powell) to play a role that resembles his former self and gradually loses his grip on reality. Equally a sharp witted satire of the Hollywood machine and a heartbreaking drama about one man’s emotional downfall, Josef von Sternberg’s The Last Command (1928 film)(his second major Hollywood picture) is one of the finest and most significant films of its era.

Featuring exemplary cinematography, beautifully designed sets, and rousing Revolution sequences, The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present the worldwide Blu-ray debut of this wonderfully composed masterpiece.

• High-definition presentation on the Blu-ray
• Original organ score by Gaylord Carter (uncompressed on the Blu-ray)
• New video interview with critic Tony Rayns
• Sternberg Till ‘29, a video essay by scholar Tag Gallagher
• A 32-page booklet featuring an excerpt from von Sternberg’s autobiography Fun in a Chinese Laundry, two original reviews from 1928, a 1929 profile of Jannings, and archival images.

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