AN UNSUITABLE JOB FOR A WOMAN - LE
(Christopher Petit, 1982)
Release date: 21 February 2022
Limited Edition Blu-ray
Adapted from P D James’ classic crime novel, this stylish, little-seen thriller stars Billie Whitelaw (The Omen, The Krays), Pippa Guard (The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady), Paul Freeman (Raiders of the Lost Ark), and Dominic Guard (Absolution).
After finding her boss dead in his office, Cordelia Gray (Pippa Guard) takes over duties at his private detective agency. When a woman asks her to investigate the apparent suicide of a young man, she takes on her first case and gets entangled in a web of dark family secrets.
Presented in a brand new restoration from a 4K scan of the original negative, this powerful, unconventional thriller from filmmaker and novelist Christopher Petit – director of the cult classic Radio On – makes its worldwide debut on Blu-ray accompanied by new interviews with cast and crew.
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES
New restoration from a 4K scan of the original negative by Powerhouse Films
Original mono audio
Mise-en-scène of the Crime (2022, 30 mins): writer-director Christopher Petit looks back on the origins and making of his second feature
A Bridge Too Far (2022, 13 mins): actor Dominic Guard discusses his role and co-starring with family members
Absolute Fascination (2022, 32 mins): producer Don Boyd provides an in-depth account of the creation of An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
Original theatrical trailer
Image galleries: promotional materials and rare, previously unseen unit photography
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet featuring a new essay by Claire Monk, an archival essay by Christopher Petit, production reports on the making of the film, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
World premiere on Blu-ray
- Limited edition of 2,000 copies for the UK (4,000 copies for the world)
BBFC cert: 15