Second Run will release the late, great Czech filmmaker Miloš Forman‘s 1964 debut feature film, Black Peter (Černý Petr), on Blu-ray and DVD on 25 June 2018.
Presented from a brand new 4K restoration of the film, Black Peter is a wry and provocative comedy about a young man growing up in the eastern bloc during the early 60s.
A unique and authentic look at the lives of young people, Black Peter is an early masterpiece of the emerging Czechoslovak New Wave from the future two-time Academy Award-winning director of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus.
• Presented from a brand new 4K restoration of the film from original materials by the Czech National Film Archive.
• Life As It Is: Miloš Forman on his Czech films: part one of an archival film-by-film interview, newly edited for this release with never-before-seen footage.
• All-new audio commentary by film historian Michael Brooke.
• New filmed interview with actress Pavla Martínková.
• 20-page booklet featuring new writing on the film by Jonathan Owen.• New and improved English subtitle translation.
• World Premiere on Blu-ray.
• Region Free Blu-ray and DVD.