❉ A newly restored version of the award winning French drama, ‘Indochine’, will be released on January 2, plus selected Cine Lumiere screenings.
Following its official selection to play as part of this year’s Cannes Classics strand, StudioCanal is pleased to announce that a newly restored version of the multi award winning French drama, ‘Indochine’, will be released on DVD, BD and EST on January 2. This marks the first time that the film which, on its original release, won five César Awards, an Oscar and a Golden Globe (both for Best Foreign Film), will be available to own in its fully restored version. Screenings of the film will take place at Ciné Lumière in December and January.
Featuring an Oscar nominated performance from Catherine Deneuve (‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’, ‘Dancer in the Dark’, ‘Belle de Jour’) alongside Vincent Perez (‘Cyrano de Bergerac’, ‘The Crow: City of Angels’), Jean Yanne (‘We Won’t Grow Old Together’, ‘Weekend’) and Linh Dan Pham (‘Mr. Nobody’, ‘The Beat that My Heart Skipped’), ‘Indochine’is set in 1930 at the tail end of French colonial rule in Indochina and tells the story of a widowed French woman (Deneuve) who raises a Vietnamese princess (Linh Dan Pham) as if she was her own daughter.
Directed by Régis Wargnier (‘East/West’, ‘Une femme française’), the film’s original negative, under StudioCanal’s supervision, has been digitised and restored, frame- by-frame, to 4K quality by L’Immagine Ritrovata.
❉ A brand new 52 minute documentary about the film, the historical context
as well as interviews from Deneuve, Wargnier, Erik Orsenna, Louis Gardel, Vincent Pérez, Michel Bodin, Alain Ruscio, François Catonné, Alain Belmondo Gérard Crosnier and Jacques Bufnoir.
❉ ‘Indochine’, will be released by StudioCanal on Blu-ray, DVD and EST on January 2 2017.
❉ ‘Indochine’ will be screened at at Ciné Lumière on: December 18 2016, January 4, January 5, January 7, January 8, January 11 and January 12 2017.