Second Run have announced the release of Tsai Ming-Liang‘s beloved modern classic, GOODBYE, DRAGON INN (Bú sàn), which will be available to own on Region Free, World Premiere Blu-ray, and DVD, on 23rd November 2020.
Presented from a brand new 4K restoration, Tsai Ming-Liang‘s poignant love letter to cinema is one of the most beguiling and beloved dramas of modern times
The Blu-ray and DVD editions will also feature Tsai’s 2009 film Madam Butterfly, receiving its world premiere on home video, and a new and exclusive filmed interview with the director.
In Taipei City, a cavernous old picture palace is about to close its doors forever.
A meagre audience, the remaining few staff, and perhaps even a ghost or two, watch King Hu’s wuxia classic Dragon Inn – each haunted by memories and desires evoked by cinema itself.
• Presented from a brand new 4K restoration of the film.
• A new and exclusive filmed interview with director Tsai Ming-Liang.
• Madam Butterfly (2009, 36 mins): world home-video premiere of Tsai’s remarkable modern-day interpretation of the classic story.
• Booklet featuring new essays by curator and critic Tony Rayns, plus a personal appreciation by filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
• Original soundtrack 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and 2.0 Stereo LPCM (24-bit)
• World premiere on Blu-ray.
• Region free Blu-ray (A/B/C) and DVD (‘0’) editions.