The Red Shoes

1 x Blu-ray, Special Edition; Copy-protected

Main Details
Identifying Codes
Barcode 7 15515 05931 2
Criterion Collection Spine # 44
Catalog Number CC1906BD
ISBN 978-1-60465-288-8
Mastering SID Code Layer 0 IFPI L324
Mastering SID Code Layer 1 IFPI L323
Matrix Layer 0 BVDL-098770B1 1 A01
Matrix Layer 1 BVDL-098770A1 2 A02
  • 1 x Blu-ray Description: Special Edition; Copy-protected
Language English
Subtitles English (Closed Caption)
Region A
Territories United States
Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
Colour Color
Audio Mono
Run Time 134 mins
Colour Encoding NTSC
Notes First printing 2010. This high-definition digital master was created from the 2009 4K digital restoration made from the original Technicolor negatives and optical tracks.

  • New high-definition master from the award-winning 2009 digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • Introductory restoration demonstration with filmmaker Martin Scorsese
  • Audio commentary by film historian Ian Christie, featuring interviews with stars Marius Goring and Moira Shearer, cinematographer Jack Cardiff, composer Brian Easdale, and Scorsese
  • Audio recording of actor Jeremy Irons reading excerpts from Powell and Pressburger's novelization of The Red Shoes
  • Profile of “The Red Shoes”, a documentary on the making of the film, featuring interviews with members of the production team
  • Video interview with director Michael Powell’s widow, editor Thelma Schoonmaker Powell, from the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, in which she discusses Powell, the film, and the restoration
  • Collection of rare publicity stills and behind-the-scenes photos
  • Gallery of items from Scorsese’s personal collection of The Red Shoes memorabilia
  • The “Red Shoes” Sketches, an animated film of Hein Heckroth’s painted storyboards, with "The Red Shoes" ballet as an alternate angle
  • Audio recording of Irons reading the original Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Red Shoes”
  • Theatrical trailer

  • Includes a 28-page booklet featuring a new essay by critic David Ehrenstein and a description of the restoration by UCLA film archivist Robert Gitt. New cover by F. Ron Miller.
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