The Princess Bride (DigiBook)(The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

The Princess Bride (DigiBook)(The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)
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The Princess Bride Blu-ray
Criterion | 1987 | 98 min | Rated PG | Oct 30, 2018

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

English SDH

Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515222518

The Princess Bride (The Criterion Collection)(1987) Blu-ray

In the fairytale adventure 'The Princess Bride', a young boy falls ill and is read a legendary bedtime story by his visiting grandfather that immediately comes to life. The story is a classic tale of love and adventure as the beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the odious Prince Humperdinck. Her childhood beau Westley, now known as the Dread Pirate Roberts, attempts to save her. On the way he meets an accomplished swordsman, a super strong giant and a few bad guys to rescue Princess Buttercup.

Director: Rob Reiner
Writer: William Goldman
Starring: Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn

Special Features and Technical Specs:
- NEW 4K DIGITAL TRANSFER, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Audio commentary from 1996 featuring director Rob Reiner, screenwriter William Goldman, producer Andrew Scheinman, and actors Billy Crystal and Peter Falk
- Edited 1987 audiobook reading of Goldman's novel The Princess Bride by Reiner
- New program about Goldman's screenplay
- New program about Goldman's tapestry based on the film
- Archival interviews with Reiner, Goldman, and actors Crystal, Cary Elwes, Christopher Guest, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Fred Savage, and Robin Wright
- New interview with art director Richard Holland
- Programs about makeup, fencing, and fairy tales
- On-set video diary filmed and narrated by Elwes
- Five behind-the-scenes videos with commentaries from 1996 by Reiner, Scheinman, and Crystal
- Trailer
- PLUS: An essay by author Sloane Crosley and, for the Blu-ray edition, Goldman's introduction to his Princess Bride script from the 1995 collection Four Screenplays, in a lavishly illustrated, clothbound book
- Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

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