07 March 2008

May and beyond...

AnimEigo, a subdivision of Koch Vision, will be releasing Shohei Imamura's Palme d'Or winner The Ballad of Narayama on DVD on 10 June. First Run Features will be releasing Olivier Meyrou's documentary Beyond Hatred [Au delà de la haine] about a violent hate crime on 20 May. BBC will have The Buddha of Suburbia, a television mini-series starring Naveen Andrews, written by Hanif Kureishi (based on his own novel) and directed by Roger Michell, on 27 May. The writer and director previously worked together on the sublime The Mother and the ho-hum Venus. IFC will be releasing 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days for sale on 17 June, though you can order it on IFC On Demand right now (the film will also be available sometime in May exclusively from Netflix).

From the director of Dam Street (available in April through First Run) and Fish and Elephant, Yu Li's Lost in Beijing, starring Tony Leung, will be available from New Yorker on 13 May. John Waters' Serial Mom will be available in a new Collector's Edition from Focus Features on 6 May. Bette Gordon's Variety and Matthew Harrison's Rhythm Thief will be available from Kino on 20 May. Benoît Jacquot's The Untouchable [L'intouchable], with Isild Le Besco, will be available from Strand on 27 May. And, finally, most excitingly... A Xanadu Special Edition from Universal on 24 June. That's all I got...

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Joe -- Just wanted to say j'adore your blog.

Don't! Stop!

and thanks --

tandy

Joe said...

Thanks for reading!