Recently released Scandinavian dvds

BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE (15) 2018 SWEDEN  MAGNUSSON,  JANE   £19.99
 Documentary that profiles Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman during 1957 when he released two of his most acclaimed films, ‘The Seventh Seal’ and ‘Wild Strawberries’.
BLACK LAKE: THE COMPLETE SERIES TWO (15)  2018  SWEDEN   £19.99
 All eight episodes from the second series of the Scandinavian thriller starring Filip Berg, set prior to events taking place in the first series. In this series, Johan (Berg) attends a two-week rehabilitation programme on the island of Kallskär, however to enable him to close an important business deal he requires to keep his computer and mobile phone, putting him in conflict with the programme instructor, Uno (André Eriksen). However, the tension is only worsened when strange events take place and sudden disappearances occur.
THE GUILTY (15)  2018   DENMARK  MÖLLER, GUSTAV £15.99
 Former police officer reluctantly takes up new duties as an emergency services operator only to end up on the other end of the line to a dangerous abduction situation.
SAWDUST AND TINSEL – THE CRITERION COLLECTION (12)  1953 SWEDEN BERGMAN, INGMAR  BLU RAY ONLY – £23.99
   Set in a turn-of-the-twentieth-century circus travelling through the countryside, this  psychological drama is a story of love, jealousy, humiliation and loss.
UTOYA (15)  2018 NORWAY POPPE, ERIK £16.99
   Film based on the massacre of 69 Norwegian Labour Youth League at a summer camp on the island of Utoya by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
VIDEOMAN (18) 2018 SWEDEN SODERSTROM, KRISTIAN A £14.99
 Alcoholic video shop owner is offered  10,000 euros for a rare videotape, however when he finds the tape has gone missing  he sets out to reclaim his property.  On the way he meets  Simone,  an alcoholic woman in love with all things 80s. Together, as they hunt for the stolen tape, they find solace in one another as they come to terms with their personal failures.

 

Some new documentary releases on dvd for January- February 2019

1000 MASTERWORKS: FROM MUROMACHI TO NIHONGA (E) JAPAN MORITZ, REINER E. 23.99
Documentary about Japanese art from the 15th to 20th centuries.
BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE (15) 2018 SWEDEN MAGNUSSON, JANE £19.99
Documentary that profiles Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman during 1957 when he released two of his most acclaimed films, ‘The Seventh Seal’ and ‘Wild Strawberries’.
DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME (15) 2016 MORRISON , BILL DVD – £102.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
In 1978 more than 500 silent film reels from the early 1900s were found buried beneath a swimming pool in the Canadian town of Dawson City. Bill Morrison pieced together the films to create a documentary about the town.
PATH OF BLOOD (18) 2018 HACKER, JONATHAN £15.99
British documentary giving an insight into the Al Qaeda terrorist campaign in Saudi Arabia between 2003 and 2009.
RBG (PG) 2018 WEST,B/COHEN, J £15.99
The film examens the life and career of Supreme Court Justice of the United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Throughout her career Ruth has been an advocate for women’s rights, having faced discrimination due to her own gender when starting out in her profession.
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION IN COLOUR/FASCISM IN COLOUR (E) £19.99
Double bill of colour documentaries exploring two of the most significant political movements in the first half of the 20th century. ‘Russian Revolution in Colour’ endeavours to tell the story of the 1917 rebellion which landed power in the hands of Lenin and the Russian Communist Party. ‘Fascism in Colour’ explores the rise to power of the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini and his relationship with Adolf Hitler.
SHOAH: THE FOUR SISTERS – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (E) 2018 LANZMANN, CLAUDE FRANCE DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
The documentary interviews four Jewish women – Paula Biren, Ruth Elias, Ada Lichtman, Hanna Marton – about their experiences during the Holocaust as they consider the improbability of their survival and how they managed to build lives for themselves after such trauma.

 

DVDs available to buy from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

Ingmar Bergman ‘s – SAWDUST AND TINSEL – issued on Blu Ray

sawdust and tinselSAWDUST AND TINSEL – THE CRITERION COLLECTION (12) 1953 SWEDEN BERGMAN, INGMAR BLU RAY ONLY – £23.99
Set in a turn-of-the-twentieth-century circus travelling through the countryside, this psychological drama is a story of love, jealousy, humiliation and loss.

In Swedish with English subtitles

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack

Audio commentary by Ingmar Bergman scholar Peter Cowie

Introduction by Bergman from 2003

PLUS: An essay by critic John Simon

Also recently released Ingmar Bergman dvd/Blu Ray –

Magic FluteTHE MAGIC FLUTE (U) 1975 SWEDEN BERGMAN , INGMAR £19.99
Ingmar Bergman’s televised production of the operatic fairy tale by Mozart in which young Tamino’s life is saved and he sets about rescuing the Queen of the Night’s daughter, aided by his magic flute.

In Swedish with English subtitles

Special Features

Interactive Menus

Bonus Footage

Trailers

Other Documentary: ‘Papageno’ (1935) – Lotte Reniger’s silhouette-animation; ‘In Mozart’s Footsteps’ (1938) – Travelogue by Lady Dunn; ‘On Such a Night’ (1955) – The adventures of an American opera enthusiast as they visit Glyndebourne for the first time

 

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

Ingmar Bergman’s – MAGIC FLUTE – issued as a 2 Disc dual format set Blu-Ray/Dvd

Magic FluteTHE MAGIC FLUTE (U) 1975 SWEDEN BERGMAN , INGMAR £19.99
Ingmar Bergman’s televised production of the operatic fairy tale by Mozart in which young Tamino’s life is saved and he sets about rescuing the Queen of the Night’s daughter, aided by his magic flute.

In Swedish with English subtitles

Special Features

Interactive Menus

Bonus Footage

Trailers

Other Documentary: ‘Papageno’ (1935) – Lotte Reniger’s silhouette-animation; ‘In Mozart’s Footsteps’ (1938) – Travelogue by Lady Dunn; ‘On Such a Night’ (1955) – The adventures of an American opera enthusiast as they visit Glyndebourne for the first time

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Ingmar Bergman’s – The Touch – issued as a 2 Disc dual format set Blu-Ray/Dvd

The TouchTHE TOUCH (15) 1971 BERGMAN , INGMAR 2 DISC DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Happily married mother Karin surprises herself by responding in kind to a sudden profession of love from David , an archaeologist visiting Sweden, whom her doctor husband has befriended. But however exhilarating, love is seldom simple and deceit–and David’s volatile temperament–take their toll.

Bergman’s first film made with an established Hollywoods star was originally released in an entirely English-language version, this presentation of The Touch is a restoration by the Swedish Film Institute from the original negative of Bergman’s preferred Swedish- English cut

Special Features

Interactive Menus

Interviews: ‘In Conversation With Liv Ullman’ (2018) – On stage interview by Geoff Andrew;

Making Of Documentary

Also includes the Documentaries –
‘Ingmar Bergman’ (1971) – The making of ‘The Touch’.

‘Sheila Reid: The Touch’ (2018) – The only British actress to play a role in a Bergman film talks about her time making ‘The Touch’

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd