Blu-ray Release: Antony and Cleopatra (1972)

Blu-ray Release Date: Nov. 20, 2018
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The iconic Charlton Heston (Ben-Hur) stars in and makes his directorial début with the 1972 period drama-romance Antony and Cleopatra (1972).

In this adaptation, Heston plays Shakespeare’s titular hero, a man torn between grand plans for Rome and his passion for the Egyptian queen (Hildegard Neil).

The supporting cast features a panoply of great character actors – Fernando Rey (Tristana), Freddie Jones (Wild at Heart), and Julian Glover (Juggernaut) among them – and the score from the singular

Special features on this Twilight Time release include the following:
-Isolated Music Track
-Audio Commentary with Film Historians Lee Pfeiffer and Paul Scrabo
-The Making of Antony and Cleopatra with Filmmaker Fraser C. Heston
-Original Theatrical Trailer

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

About Laurence

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.