THE MASTERPIECE OF SCIENCE-FICTION BASED ON THE CLASSIC BY KURT VONNEGUT JR
FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY
"A MASTERPIECE THAT ATTACKS US, CRISES US, CAPTIVES US." OBS
Billy Pilgrim's conduct increasingly worries those close to him. This World War II veteran claims to have the ability to travel through time and space. He revisits the different periods of his past and future life: his captivity in Germany and the terrible bombing of Dresden which he witnessed, his orderly family life in the United States, until his own death and his stay on a planet extraterrestrial…
Jury Prize at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival,Slaughterhouse 5is the brilliant transposition to the cinema of a classic of modern science fiction written by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Praised by the author himself for his faithfulness to his novel,Slaughterhouse 5benefits from a memorable score by the famous pianist Glenn Gould and a straight-forward production by George Roy Hill ( Butch Cassidy and the Kid ) which borrows from a multitude of genres (war film, comedy, science fiction) to deliver a moving reflection on the meaning of existence. To be discovered for the first time on Blu-ray™ in France in its sumptuous 4K restoration!
SLAUGHTERHOUSE 5 by George Roy Hill (1972 - Colors - 103 mins) High Definition Masters Original version with French subtitles and French version Blu-ray Limited Prestige Edition
EPL (PRESTIGE LIMITED EDITION) #24
// THE FILM ON BLU-RAY
. THE EVOLUTION OF PILGRIM: THE FILMING OF"SLAUGHTERHOUSE 5"(14 mins – HD) The actor Perry King looks back on his first steps in the cinema with the role of Robert Pilgrim, archetype of the son of a good American family, and on his relationship with George Roy Hill on the set, of great simplicity.
. GET TIME:"SLAUGHTERHOUSE 5", THE DOCUMENTARY(15 mins – HD) Assistant producer, Robert Crawford, Jr. also made a behind-the-scenes documentary on Abattoir 5 , which would never be completed. It recounts the shooting between the United States and the Czech Republic and the involvement of George Roy Hill in this film.
. THE PILGRIM OF OZ(16 mins) Dark version ofWizard of Oz ,Slaughterhouse 5celebrates, through the character of Billy the survivor, the power of the imagination. An analysis of the film by Jean-Baptiste Thoret, film historian and director.
. ORIGINAL TRAILER
//INCLUDED MANY MEMORABILIA
. FACSIMILE OF VINTAGE PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE . SET OF 12 LOBBY CARDS . ATTACH