Sirk, Pialat, Campos Join Masters Of Cinema In August/September Slate

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Eureka Entertainment has announced its August and September new releases on its Masters of Cinema label and true to form it offers a sextet of recognised classics and emerging new talent from every corner of World Cinema.

Michelangelo Antonioni's La Notte and Federico Fellini's Il Bidone both appear on Blu-ray for the very first time, as do two classics from Douglas Sirk, The Tarnished Angel and A Time to Love and a Time to Die. Also appearing in the collection is Maurice Pialat's Van Gogh, as well as a brand new release in the form of Antonio Campos' 2012 sophomore feature, Simon Killer.

As always, we'll bring you more details about these releases nearer the time, but you can check out the packshots below, as well as the original press release.

From classic Hollywood to the finest in French and Italian art cinema as well as a brand new film by an emerging auteur, The Masters of Cinema Series is as eclectic as ever in its August and September 2013 line-up - a 6-film slate that includes directors Douglas Sirk, Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Maurice Pialat, and Antonio Campos.   

Producer of the Masters of Cinema Series, Andrew Utterson stated "In August, we welcome director Antonio Campos into the series for the first time with his remarkably assured second feature Simon Killer alongside worldwide Blu-ray premières of Douglas Sirk's The Tarnished Angels and Michelangelo Antonioni's La notte [The Night].  

More cinematic treats follow in September with Maurice Pialat's study of the great artist Van Gogh, the worldwide Blu-ray première of Federico Fellini's early masterpiece Il bidone, and the worldwide Blu-ray première of Douglas Sirk's penultimate Hollywood feature A Time to Love and a Time to Die. "

Managing Director of Eureka Entertainment Ron Benson added "Across six standout films, world and UK premières abound, with new restorations aplenty, as we continue our quest to release the very finest in world cinema, using the very best available materials, and all with a meticulous attention to detail and design." 

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  • mightyjoeyoung

    "as well as a brand new release in the form of Antonio Campos' 2012 sophomore feature, Simon Killer."

    I still haven´t seen this one, thanks for the info Mr Marsh.

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