A film by Andrey Zvyagintsev
AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY IN THE USA
25% OFF LIST PRICE
The first release in a joint venture between Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas’s Syncopy and Zeitgeist Films, this Blu-ray of Elena brings us Andrey Zvyagintsev’s masterpiece in all its true splendor.
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF LEVIATHAN. Winner of Cannes’ Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize, Elena is a gripping, modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Sixty-ish spouses Vladimir and Elena uneasily share his palatial Moscow apartment—he’s a still-virile, wealthy businessman; she’s his former nurse who has “married up.” Estranged from his own wild-child daughter, Vladimir openly despises his wife’s freeloading son and family. But when a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten the dutiful housewife’s potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan.... Masterfully crafted by award-winning Russian filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev (director of the Golden Globe winning and Academy Award®-nominated Leviathan) and featuring gorgeous widescreen cinematography by Mikhail Krichman and evocative, Hitchcockian music by Philip Glass, Elena is a subtly stylish exploration of crime, punishment and human nature.
“SPELLBINDING!...Impeccably crafted... framed in elegant widescreen compositions that simmer with violence.” –Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times
BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES
- Beautiful HD transfer of the film
- 40-minute making-of film not on the DVD release of the film
- 30-minute interview with director Andrey Zvyagintsev
- Film of artist Sam Smith screenprinting his iconic poster for the film
- U.S. theatrical trailer
- Optional English subtitles
- 5.1 and stereo soundtracks
plus 20 page booklet and special digipak packaging
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