Criterion has announced Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (2022) will arrive in a 4k UHD combo edition with 4k Blu-ray and HD Blu-ray copies on December 12, 2023. The stop-motion animated film is presented on 4k Blu-ray in 2160p at 1.85:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos immersive audio.
The 4k UHD edition also features new bonus features such as the documentary Handcarved Cinema, an interview curator Ron Magliozzi, a conversation between del Toro and film critic Farran Smith Nehme, and a program on the eight rules of animation.
The bonus features are included on the Blu-ray Disc along with an HD presentation of the film.
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio 4k UHD 2-disc edition has an MSRP of $49.95. A single-disc Blu-ray edition will be released simultaneously with the Blu-ray with an MSRP of $39.95. Buy on Amazon
DIRECTOR-APPROVED 4K UHD + BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
- 4K digital master, supervised by directors Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson, with Dolby Atmos
- One 4K UHD disc of the film presented in Dolby Vision HDR and one Blu-ray with the film and special features
- Handcarved Cinema, a new documentary featuring del Toro, Gustafson, and cast and crew, including the film’s puppet creators, production designers, and animation supervisor
- Directing Stop-Motion, a new program featuring del Toro and Gustafson
- New conversation between del Toro and film critic Farran Smith Nehme
- New interview with curator Ron Magliozzi on The Museum of Modern Art’s 2022 exhibition devoted to the film
- New program on the eight rules of animation that informed the film’s production
- Panel discussion featuring del Toro, Gustafson, production designer Guy Davis, composer Alexandre Desplat, and sound designer Scott Martin Gershin, moderated by filmmaker James Cameron
- Conversation among del Toro, Gustafson, and author Neil Gaiman
- English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing and English descriptive audio
- PLUS: Essays by film critic Matt Zoller Seitz and author Cornelia Funke
- Cover art by James Jean