Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Woman Who Left

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Jan. 23, 2017
Price: DVD $27.34, Blu-ray $22.99
Studio: Kino Lorber

Directed by veteran Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz, The Woman Who Left won the Golden Lion Award at the 2016 Venice Film Festival.

After 30 years in prison, a woman discovers that her friend and fellow inmate committed the murder of which she was accused. This leads to her release and subsequent discovery of the man who framed her.

Inspired by Tolstoy, The Woman Who Left has been lauded as a sensitive expression of family and forgiveness.

The foreign language drama received a healthy 79% Fresh rating at reviews aggregator Rotten Tomatoes upon its limited theatrical release in the U.S. in May, 2017.

DVD and Blu-ray extras include the following:

– Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
– Booklet essay by Gil Quito
– Trailer

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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.