French Connection Announced For UK


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Fox Home Entertainment UK has announced that they will bring 'The French Connection' to Blu-ray on December 1st. Also available on that same day, the release will be packaged with its sequel - 'The French Connection II' - as a two-film set. Both releases will feature 1080p AVC video accompanied by DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks.

The two-disc release of 'The French Connection' will include:

Disc 1
William Friedkin Introduction to The French Connection
Audio Commentary by William Friedkin
Audio Commentary by Gene Hackman and Roy Schieder
Trivia Track
Isolated Score Track
Theatrical Trailer
French Connection II BD Trailer

Disc 2
9 Deleted Scenes with Optional Audio Commentary by William Friedkin
Anatomy of a Chase
Hackman on Doyle
Friedman and Grosso remember the real French Connection
Scene of the Crime
Colour Timing The French Connection
Cop Jazz: The Music of Don Ellis
Rouge Cop: The Noir Connection
BBC Documentary: The Poughkeepsie Shuffle
Making the Connection: The Untold Stories of The French Connection

For 'The French Connection II', extras include:

Audio Commentary by Director John Frankenheimer
Audio Commentary by Gene Hackman and Producer Robert Rosen
Isolated Score Track
A Conversation with Gene Hackman
Frankenheimer: In Focus
Theatrical Trailer
Stills Galleries


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Oh. Hells. Yeah.

Recent DNR indiscretions aside, Fox usually produces very authentic looking encodes and I can't wait to view these classics in all their grainy HD glory.


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Thanks Chelsea. Just preordered from Sendit for 27.89 (with voucher). Not too bad for a Fox release.


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