Immortal Story, The: The Criterion Collection

Criterion   (1968) / Region 1
Review
Wishlist
Immortal Story, The: The Criterion Collection

Sign In to hide.

DVD
  Free Shipping
Free Shipping
Orders of $25.00 or more will be shipped our Standard Shipping option and the shipping is completely FREE. Learn more

Buy DVD
In Stock
In Stock: Ships Immediately
Product is In Stock at our warehouse, ready for immediate shipment if ordered before 3pm ET.
$22.03

Additional Blu-ray Versions

Immortal Story, The: The Criterion Collection

Orson Welles's first color film and final completed fictional feature, The Immortal Story is a moving and wistful adaptation of a tale by Isak Dinesen. Welles stars as a wealthy merchant in nineteenth-century Macao, who becomes obsessed with bringing to life an oft-related anecdote about a rich man who gives a poor sailor a small sum of money to impregnate his wife. Also starring an ethereal Jeanne Moreau, this jewel-like film, dreamily shot by Willy Kurant and suffused with the music of Erik Satie, is a brooding, evocative distillation of Welles's artistic interests - a story about the nature of storytelling and the fine line between illusion and reality.

Details

  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Aug 02 2016
  • Production Year 1968
  • Empire SKU 1863097
  • UPC Code 715515184618
  • Studio  Criterion
  • Packaging Snap

Features

- Audio Commentary From 2009 Featuring Film Acholar Adrian Martin
- Portrait: Orson Welles, A 1968 Documentary Directed By Francois Reichembach And Frederic Rossif
- New INterview With Actor Norman Eshley
- Interview With Wells Scholar Franois Thomas.
- Plus: An Essay By Film Critic Johnathan Rosenbaum

Audio/Video

    • Video
      Widescreen 1.66:1 Color

    Review "Immortal Story, The: The Crite"

    Film Rating
    (Slide to Set Rating)

    1
    5
    5 


    Alias is displayed publicly
    All submitted comments become the sole property of DVD Empire. DVD Empire reserves the right to not post this comment for any reason.
       or     Cancel

    Reviews for "Immortal Story, The: The Crite"