Arrow Films (USA) has announced the release of director Jaco Van Dormael’s touching and bittersweet film about an ordinary man, Toto the Hero (1991) on Blu-ray.
The acclaimed debut film from Jaco Van Dormael (Mr. Nobody) is a funny and magical journey in the spirit of Cinema Paradiso and My Life as a Dog.
Thomas is obsessed with the idea he was swapped at birth with his neighbor Alfred during a hospital fire. Believing the wealthy and privileged Alfred has lived the life he should have had Thomas is heartbroken by the loss of his sister and plots his revenge, imagining himself to be the secret agent, Toto the Hero.
Cutting between past and present, comedy and tragedy Van Dormael’s multi-award-winning film is presented on Blu-ray for the first time.
Release date: August 4, 2020
Genre: Comedy / Drama
|Director||Jaco Van Dormael|
|Cast||Michel Bouquet, Mireille Perrier, Jo De Backer|
|Discs||1 Blu-ray Disc|
|Run Time||91 minutes|
|Formats||Color / 1.66:1|
|AKA||Toto le héros|
|Studio||Arrow Films (USA)|
|High definition digital transfer|
|Original Uncompressed mono audio|
|Newly translated optional English subtitles|
|Memories of Hero – an extensive documentary on the making of Toto featuring members of the cast and crew|
|Francois Schuiten – Architect of an Unfinished Dream – the comic book artist and concept artist for Toto discusses his involvement in the film and working with Van Dormael|
|Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Scott Saslow|
|First pressing only: Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Jon Towlson|
Toto the Hero (1991) trailer
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