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‘The Last Waltz’ [Eureka! Masters of Cinema] on Blu-ray & DVD November 12!

Perhaps the greatest rock documentary ever made, Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz captures what was advertised as legendary rock group The Band’s final farewell concert appearance. Joined on stage by more than a dozen special guests, including Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Muddy Waters and Joni Mitchell, The Last Waltz started as a concert, but it became a celebration. Interspersed with candid discussions between director Scorsese and members of The Band, The Last Waltz has been called “the greatest rock concert movie ever made – and maybe the best rock movie, period” , and The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present this iconic documentary on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK in a special Limited Edition 4-Disc Box Set (3000 copies). And remember, “This film should be played loud! ” 

 

A seminal documentary about one of the greatest nights in rock history

 

 

Perhaps the greatest rock documentary ever made, Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz captures what was advertised as legendary rock group The Band’s final farewell concert appearance. Joined on stage by more than a dozen special guests, including Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Muddy Waters and Joni Mitchell, The Last Waltz started as a concert, but it became a celebration.

Interspersed with candid discussions between director Scorsese and members of The Band, The Last Waltz has been called “the greatest rock concert movie ever made – and maybe the best rock movie, period” , and The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present this iconic documentary on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK in a special Limited Edition 4-Disc Box Set (3000 copies). And remember, “This film should be played loud! ”

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Limited Edition Hardbound Case (3000 copies)
  • 1080p presentation of the film on Blu-ray
  • PCM 5.1 Audio
  • Optional English SDH subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by director Martin Scorsese and Musician Robbie Robertson
  • Audio Commentary by “The Band” members Levon Helm and Garth Hudson, journalists Jay Cocks and Greil Marcus, creative consultant Mardik Martin, producers Jonathan Taplin and Steven Prince, Cameraman Michael Chapman, Music Producer John Simon, Irwin Winkler and performers Mavis Staples, Dr. John and Ronnie Hawkins (includes optional subtitles identifying who is talking)
  • Revisiting The Last Waltz [22 mins]
  • Archival Outtakes
  • Stills gallery
  • PLUS: A 100-PAGE perfect bound collector s book including writing on the film by Adam Batty, Greil Marcus and Robbie Robertson; an abundance of extremely rare archival imagery; extensive notes, storyboards and sketches from the film s production [Limited Edition Exclusive]

 

DETAILS:

Label: Eureka!

 

Title| THE LAST WALTZ [Masters of Cinema] Limited Edition Blu-ray

Starring| BOB DYLAN | ERIC CLAPTON | NEIL YOUNG | JONI MITCHELL | VAN MORRISON | NEIL DIAMOND | EMMYLOU HARRIS| MUDDY WATERS | THE STAPLES | RINGO STARR | RON WOOD | DR. JOHN | PAUL BUTTERFIELD | RONNIE HAWKINS

Director| MARTIN SCORSESE

Blu-ray Cat. No.| EKA70312

Blu-ray Barcode| 5060000703122

Blu-ray RRP| £24.99

 

Release Date| 12 November 2018

Certificate| U

Run Time| 117 minutes

OAR| 1.85:1 OAR

Picture| Colour

Genre| Music / Documentary

Year| 1978

Country| USA

Language|ENGLISH

Subtitles| ENGLISH SDH (Optional)

 

The Last Waltz is released on Blu-ray & DVD

in the UK November 12, 2018!

ORDER NOW!

 

 

 

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