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Criterion Collection & Pixar/Disney join forces to release “WALL•E” Special Edition 4K - Nov. 22


TO CELEBRATE The Criterion Collection's first year of releasing 4K Ultra HD physical discs, the small boutique release company has orchestrated its first collaboration with Disney and Pixar: WALL•E (2008), directed by Andrew Stanton, entering the Criterion Collection on 4K UHD on November 22.

A high-water mark of digital animation, Stanton’s prescient vision of a rapidly oncoming dystopian future, packaged within a dazzling pop-science-fiction love story, is an urgent fable for our troubled millennium. Our director-approved edition features two commentaries, a masterclass with Stanton, behind-the-scenes footage, more than a dozen documentaries, deleted scenes, a tour of the Pixar Living Archive, selections from Stanton’s sketchbook, and so much more!


Two commentaries: one featuring Stanton and the other, character supervisor Bill Wise, coproducer Lindsey Collins, story artist Derek Thompson, and lead animator Angus MacLane

New programs on Stanton’s cinematic influences and production designer Ralph Eggleston’s color scripts

Tour of the Pixar Living Archive with Stanton

Behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, including segments from early animation reels

The Pixar Story (2007), a documentary by Leslie Iwerks

More than a dozen documentaries exploring the film’s production and robots

Anatomy of a Scene: The Plant, a masterclass with Stanton

“WALL•E”: A to Z, a new program featuring Stanton and coscreenwriter Jim Reardon

Deleted scenes featuring commentary by Stanton

A Story (1987), a student film by Stanton

BURN•E (2008), a short film by MacLane


English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

English descriptive audio

PLUS: An essay by author Sam Wasson; selections from Stanton’s sketchbooks, script notes, and drawings; and artwork from the WALL•E team


Video - 4K digital master, approved by director Andrew Stanton, One 4K UHD disc of the film, presented in both Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10+ (hoping it's coded onto a 100-gigabyte disc), and two Blu-rays with the film and special features

Audio – Eight-channel Dolby Atmos soundtrack and alternate 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio and stereo soundtracks



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