Plaion Pictures unveiled the new arrivals in Home Videos arriving in April 2023 in Italy. Let’s find out the complete list together.
From April 20 on Ultralimited Blu-ray edition
EXCLUSIVELY on Fan Factory, the directorial debut of Atsuko Ishizuka (A Place Further Than the Universe), made by the famous studio MADHOUSE (Paranoia Agent, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time), presented in competition at the Annecy Film Festival 2022 and candidate at the Mainichi Film Awards 2023, in an exclusive edition for collectors full of extra content.
Roma is a boy who lives in a country town not far from Tokyo. Failing to settle in his surroundings, he forms a team of only two people, the “DonGlees”, with a poorly integrated subject like him, Toto. Even though Toto went to a Tokyo high school and they separated, their relationship certainly hasn’t changed. First grade summer vacation. It all started with an offhand comment from Drop, who had just joined the “DonGlees.” Roma and Toto, who have been framed as guilty of a mountain fire for being carried away by Drop’s words, are forced to go in search of a drone that has disappeared across the sky to find proof of their innocence. The little adventure of a summer will eventually evolve into a great adventure that will radically change the lives of the boys.
From April 6 on DVD, Blu-ray + Bonus Blu-ray and 4K UHD Steelbook + Blu-ray + Bonus Blu-ray
Golden Globe winner and 3 Academy Award nominee, Babylon is an epic tale set
in 1920s Los Angeles. A story of outrageous ambition and outrageous excess that follows the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of wanton decadence and depravity in glittering Hollywood. Starring Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Diego Calva and an ensemble cast that includes Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li and Jean Smart. The 4K UHD + Blu-ray Blu-ray and Steelbook editions also include a Bonus Blu-ray packed with extra content.
GI Joe – Revenge
From April 20 in Steelbook 4K UHD + Blu-ray. 10th Anniversary Edition.
The members of the GI Joe special group, after the apparent destruction of the terrorist organization Cobra, are on the trail of the only two survivors: Zartan and Storm Shadow. Meanwhile, in the White House, Zartan takes the place of the president of the United States, accuses the GI Joes of high treason and lures them into a trap, managing to decimate the group. Between new alliances, old enemies and the help of the now retired original “Joe”, will they be able to prove their innocence and save the world from nuclear war? The Blu-ray film is presented in the Extended Cut version.
From April 20 on Steelbook Blu-ray. 40th Anniversary Edition.
Flashdance, a great success of music and images, is the exciting story of Alex Owens (Jennifer Beals), a beautiful and determined eighteen year old, who works by day as a welder and by night as a dancer in a club. The film shines with songs from the 80s, including the #1 hit parade “Flashdance – What a Feeling” sung by Irene Cara and “Maniac” sung by Michael Sembello. We follow Alex’s struggle to gain independence, find love and fulfill her dream – to dance at the Pittsburgh School of Dance.
The Fairy Troublemaker
From April 20 on DVD
A contemporary fairy tale for the whole family. Violetta, she is a colorful and impertinent tooth fairy and has a mission: to return home with a baby tooth. But, messy as she is, things don’t go right and she gets lost in the human world. To return to the fairy world, she must team up with a vivacious twelve-year-old girl named Maxie, whose dream is to return to her grandmother’s country house. Together they embark on a magical adventure that will show both of them that, with a true friend, anything is possible.
My friend Max
From April 20 on DVD and Blu-ray.
70 years after the anniversary of the birth of Massimo Troisi, a documentary film on the life and artistic career of the Neapolitan actor. Cabaret, theatrical and television performances, backstage, period photos, and interviews with friends and exponents of the entertainment world, including Carlo Verdone, Nino Frassica, Clarissa Burt, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Ficarra and Picone and repertoire testimonials by Pippo Baudo and Renzo Arbore. Finally, a special participation, that of Gerardo Ferrara, the stunt double who accompanied and alleviated the fatigue on the set of Troisi in the famous “Il postino”.
From April 20 on DVD and Blu-ray
Candidate for Best Foreign Language Film at Golden Globe and Oscar 2023, winner of the Special Grand Prix of the Jury at the last Cannes Film Festival and back from cinematic success. Léo and Rémy, 13, have always been friends, until an unthinkable event separates them. Léo then approaches Sophie, Rémi’s mother, to try to understand.
Masquerade – Thieves of love
From April 20 on DVD and Blu-ray. Presented out of competition at the latest edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
Adrien, an attractive dancer who had to give up dancing, wastes his youth in idleness on the Côte d’Azur, where he lives supported by Martha, an elderly former movie star. Everything changes when he meets the young and beautiful Margot and is immediately struck by love. Together, they fantasize about a better life and stage a scam against a wealthy businessman. In Masquerade nothing is as it seems.
From April 20 on DVD and Blu-ray
With a tribute to the erotic thrillers of the 90s, Fabrice Du Welz returns to stage a mad and sick love with one of his cruellest films. Desperate for inspiration to follow up on his bestseller Inexorable, Marcel Bellmer decides to move with his wife and daughter to the family villa. As they get used to their new life, a figure begins to haunt the house, a young girl named Gloria. Her presence will become increasingly insidious and will bring to light the mysteries of the past.
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