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, Abattoir 5 is the brilliant transposition to cinema of a modern science fiction classic written by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Praised by the author himself for his faithfulness to his novel, Abattoir 5 boasts a memorable score by acclaimed pianist Glenn Gould and crisp production by George Roy Hill ( Butch Cassidy and the Kid ) that borrows from a multitude of genres (war movie, 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 edition
SUPPLEMENTS (IN HD)
. THE EVOLUTION OF PILGRIM: THE FILMING OF"SLAUGHTERHOUSE 5" (14 mn – 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.
. RELEASE 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 of the Wizard of Oz , Slaughterhouse 5 celebrates, 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
BD 50 • HIGH DEFINITION MASTER • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING Original Version / French Version DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 • French Subtitles Format 1.85 respected • Colors • Duration of the Film: 103 mn