True Stories Criterion Collection Edition Print
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 08:12

David Byrne True Stories Criterion Edition David Byrne's 1986 feature film 'True Stories' gets the Criterion Collection treatment on blu-ray and DVD. The new restored 4K digital transfer comes with 5.1 surround DTS-HD sound and a ton of exclusive and never-seen-before special features.

The blu-ray edition comes with an audio CD containing the film's complete soundtrack, compiled here for the first time.

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Director-approved special edition bonus features:

  • New documentary about the film’s production, featuring Byrne, Lachman, screenwriter Stephen Tobolowsky, executive producer Edward Pressman, coproducer Karen Murphy, fashion-show costume designer Adelle Lutz, casting director Victoria Thomas, consultant Christina Patoski, actor Jo Harvey Allen, and artist and songwriter Terry Allen
  • Real Life (1986), a short documentary by Pamela Yates and Newton Thomas Sigel made on the set of the film
  • No Time to Look Back, a new homage to Virgil, Texas, the fictional town where True Stories is set
  • New documentary about designer Tibor Kalman and his influence on Byrne and work on the film, featuring Byrne and artist Maira Kalman, Tibor’s widow
  • Deleted scenes
  • Trailer
  • Essays by critic Rebecca Bengal, journalist and author Joe Nick Patoski, and Byrne, along with a 1986 piece by actor Spalding Gray on the film’s production and a selection of Byrne’s preproduction photography, tabloid clippings, and writing about the film’s visual motifs
Order 'True Stories' on blu-ray + cd (USA) 
Order 'True Stories' on blu-ray + cd (UK/Europe)
Order 'True Stories' on dvd (USA)