Blu-ray Finds ‘A Passage to India’ in March

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced A Passage to India, starring Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, and Alec Guinness, will be released March 15 on Blu-ray Disc. A new two-disc standard DVD will be released the same day, with both versions including several all-new special features.

Sony will present A Passage to India on Blu-ray in widescreen 1.66:1 1080p video and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 audio.

Enhanced graphics and a trivia track will be exclusive to the Blu-ray version. The remaining special features are as follows.

  • Commentary with Producer Richard Goodwin
  • E.M. Forster: A Profile of an Author – Elements of Forster’s life and some of the main themes within the book are covered in this featurette.
  • An Epic Takes Shape – Cast & Crew talk about the genesis of the project.
  • An Indian Affair – Covers the main period of production over in India.
  • Only Connect: A Vision of India – Covers the whole area of Post Production and also includes the final days of shooting in the studios at Shepperton.
  • Casting a Classic – Priscilla John (Casting Director) talks about casting the film and the challenges of bringing characters from the book to life.
  • David Lean: Shooting with the Master – This featurette takes a look at Lean as a Director with emphasis on this film being the last of his career.
  • Reflections of David Lean – A featurette on David Lean that appeared on the last DVD release of the film.

A Passage to India on Blu-ray Disc will carry an SRP of $28.95. Check back regularly for high resolution cover art and pre-order information.

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