KIND HEARTS & CORONETS received its UK premiere on 23rd June 1949. 70 years later, the film that ultimately became the jewel in Ealing Studios’ crown, is back in cinemas with a glorious 4K restoration and a stunning brand-new Collector’s Edition is released on 24th June 2019 as part of Studiocanal’s ‘Vintage Classics Collection’.
The Vintage Classics range showcases iconic British films, all fully restored and featuring brand new extra content. This Collector’s Edition includes the restored film on Blu-ray & DVD, a booklet, art cards and the cinema poster. Special features on the discs include “Once More with Ealing” – a brand new featurette including interviews with filmmakers Whit Stillman, Paul King, Stephen Woolley and critic Peter Bradshaw discussing their love for Ealing and the brilliant legacy of Kind Hearts & Coronets; Audio Commentary with Terence Davies, Peter Bradshaw and Matthew Guinness (Alec Guinness’s son); Alternate US Ending + commentary; John Landis intro; BFI’s Introducing Ealing Studios; Those British Faces: Dennis Price; Behind the Scenes stills gallery; Costumes stills gallery.
Arguably one of the finest British films ever made, KIND HEARTS & CORONETS is a wonderfully entertaining combination of biting class satire, hilarious farce and pitch-black comedy. As sharp and funny today as ever, it is truly a film for all time.
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KIND HEARTS & CORONETS was originally released in which year?