Thursday, April 28, 2011

Cult Epics release extended edition of Radley Metzger's CAMILLE 2000 on Blu-ray

Cult Epics have announced the release of Radley Metzger's Camille 2000 (1969) in a never-before-seen extended edition that includes 30 minutes of additional scenes and an array of bonus content. This comes right after their release of Metzger's The Lickerish Quartet (1970) and  Score (1974). It's been a fantastic year for the erotic master's films with a trio of Cult Epics releases as well as Synapse Films edition of The Image (1975) which arrives also arrives on June 14th 2011.

CAMILLE 2000 (1969)
Extended Version DVD/Blu-ray

Label: Cult EpicsRelease Date: June 14th 2011
Duration: 129 Minutes
Region Code: ALL
Rating: Unrated
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 (16:9)
Audio: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Director: Radley Metzger
Starring: Daniele Gaubert, Nino Castelnuovo, Eleonora Rossi Drago

- Never Released Before Extended Version - 30 minutes of additional scenes.
- New Restored High-definition Transfer
- On the Set of Camille 2000, Restoration of Camille 2000 - a 30 minute featurette with actors Daniele Gaubert, Nino Castelnuovo and director Radley Metzger.
- Restoration of Camille 2000 - before and after comparison.
- Syviane's Bare Striptease
- Cube Love Scene
- Audio Commentary Track
- Trailers

SYNOPSIS: A child of the sixties sexual revolution, beautiful, sensuous Marguerite (Daniel Gaubert) is addicted to sex and money. She is kept by a wealthy man, has a string of young lovers and hosts wild orgies in her luxurious villa. When she falls in love with the handsome bachelor Armand (Nino Castelnuova), he insists on absolute fidelity. Known by her reputation, Armand's controlling father soon intervenes, triggering a tragic turn of events. From Radley Metzger, the essential director of elegant erotic arthouse, comes the dazzling new 2000 version of Alexandre Dumas "The Lady of the Camellias."