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Last Days of Disco to be issued on Criterion

DVD cover
Criterion Collection DVD cover

The Last Days of Disco is due to be released on DVD in August 2009 as part of the Criterion Collection. Here are the details of the “Director Approved Special Edition” from the Criterion website:

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Whit Stillman
  • Audio commentary featuring Stillman and actors Chloë Sevigny and Chris Eigeman
  • Four deleted scenes with commentary by Stillman, Eigeman, and Sevigny
  • Stills gallery with production notes by Stillman
  • Stillman reading a chapter from The Last Days of Disco, with Cocktails at Petrossian Afterwards, his novelization of the movie
  • Behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • PLUS: An essay by novelist David Schickler

Sounds good! Thanks to Jonathan Takagi, Larry and James for the news, and apologies for taking so long to get around to posting it.