Three Thousand Years of Longing on 4K and Blu-ray

The 2022 film “Three Thousand Years of Longing” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 15th via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The film, directed and produced by George Miller, is based on the short story “The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye” written by A.S. Byatt and it stars Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton.

The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation with HDR10 form of high dynamic range.  Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p presentation and no word yet on what audio configuration either will receive, but stay tuned for an update on that hopefully soon.  Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its Blu-ray Disc counterpart, the Blu-ray getting its DVD counterpart, and each including a digital code (copy) of the film.

UPDATE:  You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray versions available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy.

The releases don’t appear to include any extras.  Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the announcement about the upcoming home video releases.











Three Thousand Years of Longing




ON 11/15


Burbank, CA, September 27 – Academy Award winning director George Miller’s (Happy Feet, the Mad Max franchise, The Witches of Eastwick) fantasy romantic drama Three Thousand Years of Longing, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and United Artists Releasing, will be released on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD on 11/15, it was announced today by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Directed by Miller from a screenplay by Miller and Augusta Gore, the film is based on the short story “The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye “by A.S. Byatt. The film stars Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton and is produced by Miller and Doug Mitchell.

Three Thousand Years of Longing will be available on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD on 11/15. The 4K UHD Blu-ray disc features the film in 4K with HDR. The Blu-ray disc features the film in hi-definition and the DVD features the film in standard definition.

Ultra HD* showcases 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider color spectrum, offering consumers brighter, deeper, more lifelike colors for a home entertainment viewing experience like never before.


Dr Alithea Binnie (Tilda Swinton) is an academic…a creature of reason. While in Istanbul, she happens to encounter a Djinn (Idris Elba) who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. At first, she doubts that he is real and she knows all the cautionary tales of wishes gone wrong. But the Djinn pleads his case, and eventually she is beguiled and makes a wish that surprises them both!





PRODUCT                                                                            SRP

4K UHD                                                                                 $34.99

Blu-ray                                                                                   $34.98

DVD                                                                                       $29.98


Languages: English

Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish-Latin

Running Time: 107 minutes

Rating: R