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Touki Bouki (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

Touki Bouki (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)
 
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Touki Bouki Blu-ray
Criterion | 1973 | 89 min | Not rated | Mar 09, 2021

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
Wolof: LPCM Mono

Subtitles
English

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515256414


Touki Bouki (1973)

Two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical.

Director: Djibril Diop Mambéty


Special Features and Technical Specs:
- 2K RESTORATION by the Cineteca di Bologna/L'Immagine Ritrovata laboratory in association with The Film Foundation's World Cinema Project and the family of director Djibril Diop Mambéty, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
- Introduction from 2013 by The Film Foundation's founder and chair, Martin Scorsese
- Interview from 2013 with filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako
- Interview program from 2012 featuring musician Wasis Diop and filmmaker Mati Diop, Mambéty's brother and niece, respectively
- Contras' City, a 1968 short film by Mambéty, in a new 4K restoration by The Film Foundation's World Cinema Project and the Cineteca di Bologna
- PLUS: An essay by film programmer and critic Ashley Clark