Belladonna of Sadness Limited Edition 4K UHD Blu-ray
One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, BELLADONNA OF SADNESS is a mad, swirling, psychedelic light-show of medieval tarot-card imagery with horned demons, haunted forests and La Belle Dame Sans Merci with J.R.R. Tolkien influences.
Now available on 4K UHD Blu-ray for the first time anywhere in the world!
The last film in the Animerama trilogy produced by the godfather of Japanese anime & manga, Osamu Tezuka and directed by his longtime collaborator Eiichi Yamamoto (ASTRO BOY and KIMBA THE WHITE LION), BELLADONNA unfolds as a series of spectacular still watercolor paintings that bleed and twist together. A young woman, Jeanne (voiced by Aiko Nagayama) is assaulted by the local lord on her wedding night. To take revenge, she makes a pact with the Devil himself (voiced by Tatsuya Nakadai, from Akira Kurosawa's RAN) who appears as a sprite and transforms her into a black-robed vision of madness and desire.
On the discs
Features the film on 4K UHD Blu-ray and standard Blu-ray disc.
Along with the film itself the discs also include the Red Band trailer, Green Band Trailer and original trailer. Plus interviews with Director Eiichi Yamamoto, Art Director Kuni Fukai, and Composer Masahiko Satoh.
Packaging and Physical Contents
Comes packed in a rigid slipcase with an Amaray to hold the two discs.
Release Date: 07/02/2022
Format: 4K UHD Blu-ray / Blu-ray
No. of discs: 2
Region: Region free (4K UHD Blu-ray) / B (Blu-ray)
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