Blu-ray

The Sacrifice

Street Date:
May 15th, 2018
Movie Release Year:
1986
MPAA Rating:
Unrated
Studio:
Kino
Length:
146 Minutes
Release Country
United States
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Genres:

Drama

Starring:

Erland Josephson

Director:

Andrei Tarkovsky

Plot Synopsis:

In The Sacrifice, Alexander's (Erland Josephson) birthday party is interrupted by news that World War III has begun and mankind is hours away from annihilation. To avoid war, Alexander promises to God that he'll sacrifice all he has -- even his son. This new remastered edition of Tarkovsky's final film features a new, much improved transfer of the film in anamorphic widescreen and the first time on Blu-ray! Special features include the feature length documentary 'Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky', a behind the scenes look at one of the most influential directors of our time, photo gallery, trailers and more! (NOTE: This two disc set features the movie on Blu-ray and the second disc with the special features is a DVD)

Technical Specs

  • BRAND NEW 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM
  • 2-Disc Set

Video Resolution/Codec

  • 1080p/AVC MPEG-4

Aspect Ratio(s)

  • TBA

Audio Formats

  • TBA

Subtitles/Captions

  • TBA

Supplements

  • Feature audio commentary by Layla Alexander-Garrett, Tarkovsky's translator on the set of The Sacrifice
  • Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky - a documentary on the making of The Sacrifice (102 minutes)
  • Original Trailer
  • Interview with Michal Leszczylowski, editor of The Sacrifice and director of Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (32 minutes)
  • An illustrated booklet with excerpts from Tarkovsky's diaries and an essay by film scholar Robert Bird