Strictly Ballroom reappears on DVD

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Buena Vista Home Entertainment has added Baz Luhrman’s coming of age story Strictly Ballroom to their release schedule, bringing the film to DVD once again in April with new bonus features.

From Baz Luhrmann – the director of the award-winning hits “Romeo + Juliet” and “Moulin Rouge!” – comes the hilariously funny romantic comedy that will leave you singing, laughing and cheering for more. Experience the magical story of a championship ballroom dancer who’s breaking all the rules in a fantastic new special edition, complete with a never-before-seen bonus feature! A hit with fans and critics all across the globe, “Strictly Ballroom” will hold you tight and dance straight into your heart.

Featuring an anamorphic widescreen transfer of the movie with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, the release will also include a new and exclusive Documentary called Strictly Ballroom: From Stage to Screen”, featuring Baz Luhrmann and his close collaborators discussing the extraordinary journey of the film.

Also included is a Commentary Track By Director And Co-Writer Baz Luhrmann, Production Designer And Co-Costumer Catherine Martin And Choreographer John (Cha Cha) O’Connell and a Deleted Scene. Further you will find five Design Galleries on the release, covering ”Behind the Red Curtain” Backstage Snapshots, ”That’s Looking Good” Production Design, ”Dance to Win”, “Yesterday’s Hero” Baz’s Family Album and ”Love Is In the Air” Scott And Fran.

The release will be rounded out by the Dance Featurette ”Samba To Slow Fox”.

“Strictly Ballroom” takes the floor on April 6 for $19.99.

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