Tuesday, 09 January 2001
ANTIGONE: RITES OF PASSION (Winstar Home Video) is a 1998 version of the classic Greek tragedy, starring Bertram Ross. No format information is available.
THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE (Criterion/Home Vision
Cinema) is a two-disc set that contains both director Luis Bunuel’s
1972 surreal comedy about a strange house party, starring Fernando Rey
and Delphine Seyrig, and a 105-minute documentary based on Bunuel’s
autobiography. Aspect ratio is 1.66:1; sound format is French Dolby
Digital 2.0 mono, with English subtitles. Extras include a 1970
25-minute documentary on Bunuel by Arturo Ripstein and Rafael Castenedo.
JAZZ (PBS Home Video/Warner Home Video) is the multi-disc home
video version, with additional material, of the 18-hour Ken Burns
documentary on jazz music, currently airing throughout the month of
January on PBS stations throughout the U.S.