Blu-ray, DVD Release: Since You Went Away (Roadshow Edition)

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Nov. 21, 2017
Price: DVD $13.99, Blu-ray $18.89
Studio: Kino Lorber

Kino Lorber will issue the restored roadshow edition of the 1944 classic drama Since You Went Away, a portrait of life on the homefront during World War II.

Claudette Colbert (Sleep, My Love) heads an all-star cast, including Jennifer Jones (Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing), Joseph Cotten (Citizen Kane), Shirley Temple (I’ll Be Seeing You), Lionel Barrymore (Duel in the Sun), Robert Walker (My Son John), Agnes Moorehead (All That Heaven Allows) and Hattie McDaniel (Gone with the Wind), in this beautifully produced David O. Selznick (Rebecca) picture that truly tugs at the heart.

With her husband Tim off to war, Anne Hilton (Colbert) struggles to be a pillar of strength for her daughters Jane (Jones) and Bridget (Temple). During America’s darkest hours, she bravely steers her girls through heartbreak and hardships as she eagerly awaits news from overseas and wonders if life will ever be the same.

Directed by John Cromwell (Made for Each Other) and shot by Stanley Cortez (The Night of the Hunter) and Lee Garmes (Caught) the film was nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Actress (Colbert), Supporting Actress (Jones), Supporting Actor (Woolley), Best Cinematography (Cortez and Garmes) and winner of Best Score by Max Steiner (Casablanca).

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.