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Violent City / The Family / Citta violenta (Sergio Sollima, 1970)

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9 year "bump" ;D, but it seems I'll be retiring my Italian BD soon.

Violent City is getting new US and UK BD releases soon, with multiple cuts included.

In the US, Kino Lorber is releasing Violent City on May 17 as a 2 BD set, with the following specs:

*NEW 2K RESTORATION of Violent City (In English & Italian with Optional English Subtitles)
*NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Paul Talbot, the author of the BRONSON'S LOOSE! Books
*Shooting VIOLENT CITY: Interview with Co-Writer/Director Sergio Sollima
*Theatrical Trailers for VIOLENT CITY and THE FAMILY

*NEW 4K Restoration of Città violenta (In Italian with Optional English Subtitles)
*Master of The Family – 2K Scan of a 35mm Print (In English with Optional English Subtitles)
*Charles Bronson Theatrical Trailers


In the UK, 88 Films is releasing it on May 16, also as a 2 BD set.
While the final specs are yet to be announced, the contents are probably going to be very similar to the US release, since when they first announced this release, they confirmed the following inclusions:

*3 Cuts of the Film: 4K transfer of Violent City, 2K tranfer of the Italian Cut, The Family Version
*Audio Commentary by Paul Talbot

Here are the specs for the upcoming 88 Films UK Limited Edition (3000 Units):

Disc One:

*New 4K Remastered Transfer of Città Violenta
*Alternate 2K Remastered Transfer of Violent City
*2.0 English DTS-HD MA Mono (With some sections in Italian with English subtitles as these scenes were never dubbed into English)
*2.0 Italian DTS-HS MA Mono with Newly Translated English Subtitles
*Audio Commentary by Charles Bronson Expert, Paul Talbot

Disc Two:

*'The Family' (Shorter US Version of the Film Sourced from a rare archive 35mm Print) with optional English SDH
*Shooting Violent City - An Interview with Director Sergio Sollima
*Violent Sollima - An Interview with Italian Cinema Expert Eugenio Ercolani
*An Important Friendship - An Interview with Pierpaolo De Sanctis
*"The Controversies of VIOLENT CITY" by EUROCRIME! director Mike Malloy
*Original Trailer
*‘The Family’ Trailer
*‘The Family’ TV Spots


*Matt Laminate Full Slipcase with brand-new artwork from Colin Murdoch
*'Charlie Slays - How Charles Bronson Transitioned from Character Actor to Leading Man in Sergio Sollima’s Brutal and Brilliant Violent City (1970)' - Booklet Notes by Andrew Graves and 'Citta Violenta' Booklet Notes by Tim Murray
*Double-sided foldout Poster


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