Released in 2005, remastered and digitally restored, this 3-disc collection includes loads of extras, including a commentary by John Fricke and interviews with the cast and crew.
Released in 2004 for the 65th Anniversary of the film, Warner released this remastered print alongside a remastered soundtrack in Dolby 5.1 in both English and French.
Letters from Kanai Nirai tells the story of Fuki Asato, a girl living in the Okinawan islands away from everything that could resemble a big metropolis, including being away from her mother who left the island when Fuki was only seven. Since then, every year on Fuki’s birthday she receives a letter from her mom, making Fuki dream of meeting again.
Hula Girls, set in the 1960s, follows a group of girls that set out to learn to hula dance in order to save their town from the decline of the coal mining industry. The heads of families are losing their jobs, and tensions arise from the fact that they want to open a Hawaiian center in a really cold city.