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Second Run - Casa de Lava

Second Run - Casa de Lava
Product Code: SRDVD053
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Release Date: 24th September 2012
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Format DVD

Starring Ines de Medeiros, Isaach De Bankole, Edith Scob

Directed by Pedro Costa

 

Synopsis:

Few filmmakers can boast a body of work as outstanding, as beautiful or as challenging as that of Pedro Costa. This, his second feature, is an intriguing and voluptuous rethink of Jacques Tourneur's I Walked with a Zombie.

Leão falls into a coma after an accident working on a construction site in Portugal. Arrangements are made for a young nurse, Mariana, to accompany him back to his home on the brooding Cape Verde islands. Strangely, no one recognises him there and as she waits for someone to take responsibility for Leão or for him to regain consciousness, Mariana gradually becomes bewitched by the mysterious community and landscape of this unnerving volcanic isle.

 

A remarkable, award-winning work of luminous beauty and power, Casa de Lava confirms the reputation of one of contemporary cinema's foremost filmmakers.

 

 

 

SPECIAL FEATURES:

 

• Presented in a new HD restoration, supervised by the director especially for this DVD release.

 

• Pedro Costa on Casa de Lava – a new and exclusive video piece filmed at the
  Tate Modern, London.

 

• The other Casa de Lava – pages from Pedro Costa's fascinating scrapbook of texts and
  images gathered whilst working on the film, set to original music.

 

• Interview with cinematographer Emmanuel Machuel.

 

• New booklet essay by critic Jonathan Rosenbaum.

 

• New and improved English subtitle translation.

 

 

 

DVD DETAILS:


Region: 0

 

Rating: 15

 

DVD Cat No: SRDVD 053

 

Barcode: 5060114150478

 

Duration: 105 minutes 

 

Language: Portuguese, Kabuverdianu

 

Subtitles: English

 

Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1

 

Video: PAL / DVD9 

 

Audio: Stereo 

 

Discs: 1

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