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Diva (1981) Blu-ray: A cool and stylish French thriller

Kino Lorber has announced the release of director Jean-Jacques Beineix’s highly acclaimed and original thriller, Diva (1981) on Blu-ray.

A young mail carrier, Jules (Frederic Andrei), becomes entranced with the voice of American diva Cynthia Hawkins (Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez). She doesn’t believe in being recorded, but Jules secretly records her singing on tape. His recording gets mixed up with another tape that incriminates a police chief, who is working with the mob. Jules quickly becomes the target of mob gangsters, and he must find a way to get himself out of the situation alive.

Release date: August 11, 2020
Genre: Thriller

Disc and film details

  • Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix
  • Cast: Wilhelmenia Fernandez, Frédéric Andréi, Richard Bohringer
  • Country: France
  • Production Year: 1981
  • Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc
  • Region: A
  • Run Time: 123 minutes
  • Formats: Color / 1.66:1
  • Audio: French
  • Subtitle: English
  • Studio: Kino Lorber

Special features

  • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic and Author Simon Abrams
  • Scene Specific Audio Commentary by Director Jean-Jacques Beineix
  • Introduction by Professor Phil Powrie (Author of JEAN-JACQUES BEINEIX) & Eric Grinda (6:20)
  • Interview with Composer Vladimir Cosma (10:47)
  • Interview with Casting Director Dominique Besnehard (7:20)
  • Interview with Star Frédéric Andréi (5:46)
  • Interview with Actors Anny Romand and Dominique Pinon (12:02)
  • Interview with Actor Richard Bohringer (6:53)
  • HOLDING GROUND with Director Jean-Jacques Beineix (11:00)
  • IN THE CAFÉ with Director Jean-Jacques Beineix (8:30)
  • Interview with Cinematographer Philippe Rousselot (6:04)
  • Interview with Set Designer Hilton McConnico (6:50)
  • Theatrical Trailer

Diva (1981) trailer

Notice: The picture quality of these videos do not reflect the picture quality of the Blu-ray or DVD in this package.

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