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Ludwig (2-Disc Standard Special Edition) [Blu-ray]

Ludwig (2-Disc Standard Special Edition) [Blu-ray]

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A string of masterpieces behind him – including Ossessione, Senso, The Leopard and Death in Venice – the great Italian director Luchino Visconti turned his attentions to the life and death of King Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1972, resulting in an epic of 19th-century decadence.

The Damned

The Bloodstained Butterfly


Bitter Rice


Deep End

Brief Encounter

As opulent as any of Visconti’s epics – Piero Tosi’s costume design was nominated for an Academy Award – Ludwig is presented here in its complete form in accordance with the director’s wishes.


2K restoration from the original film negative

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation

Two viewing options: the full-length theatrical cut or as five individual parts

Original Italian soundtrack with optional English subtitles

Original English soundtrack with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

Interview with actor Helmut Berger

Interview with producer Dieter Geissler

Luchino Visconti, an hour-long documentary portrait of the director by Carlo Lizzani (Wake Up and Kill, Requiescant) containing interviews with Burt Lancaster, Vittorio Gassman, Francesco Rosi, Claudia Cardinale and others

Speaking with Suso Cecchi d’Amico, an interview with the screenwriter

Silvana Mangano: The Scent of a Primrose, a half-hour portrait of the actress

Theatrical trailer

Reversible sleeve featuring two choices of original poster artwork
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