DVD & Blu-ray


Doctor Zhivago Blu-ray Announced
Warner Home Video has set a May 4 date for the release of ‘Doctor Zhivago: 45th Anniversary Edition ‘. The Blu-ray of this David Lean movie will come in a Digibook with a 44-page booklet, and will also exclusively include a CD sampler with eight selections from the soundtrack that won Maurice Jarre his second Oscar.
Special features include:
– Doctor Zhivago: A Celebration (all-new production
– Commentary by Omar Sharif, Rod Steiger and Lady Sandra Lean (wife of David Lean)
– Introduction by Omar Sharif
– Doctor Zhivago: The Making of a Russian Epic
– Vintage Featurettes
– Zhivago: Behind the Camera with David Lean
– David Lean’s Film of Doctor Zhivago
– Moscow in Madrid
– Pasternak
– New York Press Interviews Omar Sharif
– New York Press Interviews Julie Christie
– Geraldine Chaplin Screen Test
– This is Omar Sharif
– This is Julie Christie
– This is Geraldine Chaplin
– Chaplin in New York
– Trailer
ìWe’re very excited about this meticulous new restoration from Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging and, in particular, how incredible Doctor Zhivago will look on Blu-ray,î said George Feltenstein, WHV’s Senior Vice President, Theatrical Catalog Marketing. ìThe qualities that have kept the film so vital and popular all these years ñ the sweeping love story, the gorgeous vistas and unforgettable imagery ñ are all dramatically enhanced through the unprecedented technical capabilities of Blu-ray. The result is not only breathtakingly beautiful to look at but also provides a magnificent aural experience with Zhivago’s highly-lauded sound mix presented with unprecedented clarity and dimension.î
WHV had stopped sales of the previous DVD edition of this movie in September 7 in preparation of this new release.