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Comrades (DVD & Blu Ray Dual Format) A film by Bill Douglas


The epic story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, six Dorset labourers deported to Australia in the 1830s for forming a trade union

Directed by Bill Douglas, this rich and compelling account of injustice and heroism, from a director of singular vision, is presented here in a new High-Definition restoration with over two hours of new and archival extras.

Staring Vanessa Redgrave, Phillip David, Keith Allen, Imelda Staunton, Micheal Horden and Barbara Windsor

  • Lanterna Magicka – Bill Douglas & the Secret History of Cinema (2009, 60 minutes), an insightful new documentary on Douglas’ life and work. (DVD only)
  • Visions of: Comrades (2009, 15 minutes) cast-members recall making the film. (DVD only)
  • Home and Away (Michael Alexander, 1974, 31 minutes) charming short film co-scripted by Douglas. (DVD only)
  • News report from the set of Comrades
  • Original Comrades trailer. (DVD only)
  • Fully illustrated booklet including new essay, visual material, archive Q&A with Bill Douglas, biography, cast and credits etc
  • PCM stereo audio (48k/16bit) (extras Dolby Digital 640kbps)

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