The Belly of an Architect (DVD & Blu-ray) Blu Ray

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World premiere Blu-ray edition, and first time ever on DVD or Blu-ray in UK for one of Peter Greenaway’s most acclaimed films. Brian Dennehy stars as an American architect slowly losing his grip on life while working in Italy on an exhibition for the eighteenth-century French architect tienne-Louis Boulle.One of the most visually striking films of the 1980s, with a celebrated score by Glenn Branca and Wim Mertens, The Belly of an Architect shows one of British cinema’s true visionaries at the height of his powers. Extra features: Presented in both High Definition and... Standard Definition Newly mastered from best available film materials Extensive booklet with newly commissioned essays and full credits Other extras TBC [show more]

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Released
18 June 2012
Directors
Actors
Format
Blu Ray 
Publisher
Bfi 
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Runtime
119 minutes 
Features
Dolby, PAL 
Barcode
5035673010921 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and region B Blu-ray. It will require a region B Blu-ray player to play the Blu-ray and DVD or a Region 2 DVD player for the DVD. World premiere Blu-ray edition, and first time ever on DVD or Blu-ray in UK for one of Peter Greenaway's most acclaimed films. Brian Dennehy stars as an American architect slowly losing his grip on life while working in Italy on an exhibition for the eighteenth-century French architect Étienne-Louis Boullée. One of the most visually striking films of the 1980s, with a celebrated score by Glenn Branca and Wim Mertens, The Belly of an Architect shows one of British cinema's true visionaries at the height of his powers. Actors Brian Dennehy, Chloe Webb, Lambert Wilson, Sergio Fantoni, Stefania Casini, Vanni Corbellini, Alfredo Varelli, Geoffrey Copleston, Francesco Carnelutti, Marino Masé, Marne Maitland & Claudio Spadaro Director Peter Greenaway Certificate 15 years and over Year 1987 Screen 1.85:1 Languages English Subtitles English for the hearing impaired Closed Captions Yes Duration 1 hour and 58 minutes (approx)

Peter Greenaway writes and directs this psychological drama. Architect Stourley Kracklite (Brian Dennehy) goes to Rome to organise an exhibition paying tribute to an 18th century predecessor. There he becomes convinced his pregnant wife, Louisa (Chloe Webb), is having an affair with one of his rivals and when he develops stomach cramps he suspects she is trying to poison him.