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Title: The Last Temptation of Christ (IMDb)
Starring: Willem Dafoe
Released: 13th March 2012
SRP: $39.95

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The Criterion Collection has announced a Blu-ray release of The Last Temptation of Christ for March 13th. Retail will be around $39.95. As well as a restored high-definition digital transfer, the disc will include a commentary featuring Martin Scorsese, Willem Dafoe, and writers, galleries of production stills, research materials, and costume designs, location production footage shot by Scorsese, an interview with composer Peter Gabriel with a stills gallery, and an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein.

The Last Temptation of Christ


Quote: THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST, by Martin Scorsese (Raging Bull), is a towering achievement. Though it initially engendered enormous controversy, the film can now be viewed as the remarkable, profoundly personal work of faith that it is. This fifteen-year labor of love, an adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis’s landmark novel that imagines an alternate fate for Jesus Christ, features outstanding performances by Willem Dafoe (Antichrist), Barbara Hershey (Hannah and Her Sisters), Harvey Keitel (Mean Streets), Harry Dean Stanton (Paris, Texas), and David Bowie (The Man Who Fell to Earth); bold cinematography by the great Michael Ballhaus (Broadcast News); and a transcendent score by Peter Gabriel.

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