BFI Flipside presents
JOANNA (DVD + Blu-ray)
A Film by Michael Sarne
THE FLIPSIDE: rescuing weird and wonderful British films from obscurity and presenting them in new high-quality editions.
When 17-year-old Joanna comes to Swinging London, she meets a host of colourful characters (such as Lord Sanderson - Donald Sutherland), discovers the pleasures of casual sex, and falls in love with Gordon (Calvin Lockhart). That's when things get complicated.
- Presented in both High Definition and Standard Definition
- Road to Saint Tropez (1966, 31 mins): Sarne's debut film, an 'anti-travelogue' starring Udo Kier, Melissa Stribling, and Gabriella Licudi
- Death May Be Your Santa Claus (Frankie Dymon Jnr, 1968, 37 mins): an experimental examination of an interracial relationship in late 1960s London
- Interview with Michael Sarne (2010, 16 mins, DVD only)
- Joanna, Michael Sarne's novel based on the film, presented as a downloadable PDF (DVD only)
- Illustrated booklet with essays by Chris Campion and Kodwo Eshun
UK, US | 1968 | colour | English language, with optional English hard-of-hearing subtitles | 113 minutes | Original aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Disc 1: BD50 | 1080p | 24fps | PCM mono audio (48k/24-bit)
Disc 2: DVD9 | PAL | Dolby Digital mono audio (320kbps)