Independent label CultFilms have announced the UK Blu-ray and DVD release of a pair of classic films from two Italian masters, Luchino Visconti's 1976 The Innocent and Vittorio De Sica's 1952 Umberto D.
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The Blue Lagoon on UK dual format from Eureka in April
23 February 2017
Eureka Entertainment to release The Blue Lagoon, a sensuous story of natural love starring Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins, for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition on 10 April 2017 at the RRP of £14.99.
Two small children and a ship’s cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard (Christopher Atkins) make a home for themselves surrounded by exotic creatures and nature’s beauty.
They learn to cope with the bewildering variety of physical and emotional changes that come with adolescence. As they begin to mature, their childhood affections lead to a sensitive and more profound love. But will they ever see civilisation again?
Dual Format features:
Stunning High-Definition presentation
Isolated music and effects track
Two separate audio commentary tracks, featuring director Randal Kleiser, Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins and writer Douglas Day Stewart
An Adventure in Filmmaking – featurette on the film's production