Second Run to release Miloš Forman’s ‘Black Peter’ on Blu-ray & DVD 25 June 2018

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.



Special Features:

• 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.

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