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After causing a sensation during the silent era with undisputed classics such as A Page of Madness and Crossroads, Japanese director Kinusaga Teinosuke again wowed audiences decades later with this sumptuous drama. Martin Scorsese has hailed Gate of Hell (aka Jigokumon) as one of the ten greatest colour films of World Cinema, and thanks to Masters of Cinema's fantastic restoration, it's easy to see why. Gate of Hell is released on dual format Blu-ray/DVD in the UK today, in a newly restored and glorious HD transfer, newly translated optional English subtitles, and a 24-page booklet featuring a new essay by renowned critic Philip Kemp, vintage writing about the film by Carl Theodor Dreyer and rare archival imagery. To mark the occasion you can check out »

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