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A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG - DFE

£15.99

PRE-ORDER NOW: THIS ITEM WILL BE RELEASED ON 21 AUGUST 2017, BUT YOU CAN PRE-ORDER IT NOW TO BE GUARANTEED A COPY. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR PAYMENT WILL BE TAKEN IMMEDIATELY, AND THE ITEM WILL SHIP JUST BEFORE THE RELEASE DATE.

(Peter Medak, 1972)
Release date: 21 August 2017
Limited Dual Format Edition (Blu-ray premiere)

Playwright Peter Nichols adapted his own blackly comic 1967 Tony Award-winning play for this confrontational film version by director Peter Medak. Alan Bates and Janet Suzman play a married couple struggling to come to terms with their daughter's disability using comedy and cruelty to dispel the desperation of their situation. This uncomfortable, provocative film about marriage, children and life choices is startlingly funny as well as deeply moving.

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES:
• High Definition remaster
• Original mono audio
• Audio commentary with director Peter Medak and film historian Sam Dunn
Remembering the Day: Janet Suzman on 'Joe Egg' (2017, 18 mins)
From Stage to Screen: Peter Nichols on 'Joe Egg' (2017, 20 mins)
• Original theatrical trailer
• Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Marcus Hearn, Peter Nichols on the making of the film, and a look at the original Citizens Theatre stage production
• World premiere on Blu-ray
• Limited Dual Format Edition of 3,000 copies
• More TBC

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BBFC cert: 15
REGION FREE
EAN: 5037899071182

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