Johnnie To's acclaimed crime/gangster masterpieces digitally restored and presented together in a special slipcase edition that includes two Blu-ray discs, a reversible sleeve featuring the original poster artwork for both films, a 24-page collector's booklet with new essays on the Election films, new audio commentaries, over 3 hours of exclusive new supplementary content and archival extras, and newly translated English subtitles.
The Election films have been compared with The Godfather in the way they take crime syndicates seriously, showing how murderous violence, family, national politics and honour are woven inextricably together. Dark, moody and intense, these might just be Johnnie To’s masterpieces.
This edition comes with a full slipcase, a 24-page booklet, 3+ hours of new and archival extras, new audio commentaries, new and improved subtitles.
Blu-ray Special Features:
- HD digital restoration of both films
- Collector’s slipcase & booklet featuring new essays by film scholar Gary Bettinson and film critic Sam Ho
- Reversible sleeve featuring original poster artwork for both films
- Newly translated & improved optional English subtitles for both films
- New audio commentaries for both films by Hong Kong cinema experts Frank Djeng & John Charles
- New interview with Election 2 composer Robert Ellis-Geiger
- “The Veneer of Nobility” – a new video essay on the Election films
- OzAsia Festival 2016 Masterclass with Johnnie To – audio recording hosted by film historian Mike Walsh
- Interviews with Johnnie To, Simon Yam, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Wong Tin-lam, Lam Suet & Gordon Lam Ka-tung
- The Making of Election and Election 2, Photo galleries, TV spots, Teaser, Trailers