WINTER KILLS - LE

WINTER KILLS - LE

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(William Richert, 1979)
Release date: 27 January 2020
Limited Blu-ray Edition (UK Blu-ray premiere) 

Based on a novel by Richard Condon (The Manchurian Candidate), William Richert’s brilliantly off-kilter conspiracy thriller features an all-star cast, including Jeff Bridges (Jagged Edge), John Huston (Breakout), Elizabeth Taylor (Secret Ceremony), Tomas Milian (The Last Movie), and many other famous faces. This dark vision of political corruption is presented in two cuts from a new 4K restoration.

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • New 4K restoration
  • Two presentations of the film: the 1979 Theatrical Cut (97 mins) and the 1983 Reissue Version (91 mins)
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with writer-director William Richert (2003)
  • Who Killed ‘Winter Kills’? (2003, 38 mins): retrospective documentary on the making of the film, featuring Richert, actors Jeff Bridges and Belinda Bauer, director of photography Vilmos Zsigmond, and production designer Robert Boyle
  • Reunion (2003, 9 mins): Richert and Bridges reflect on the film’s colourful production
  • Star Stories (2003, 8 mins): Richert discusses the film’s extraordinary all-star cast
  • Things Happening in Secret (2020, 31 mins): critic and writer Glenn Kenny explores the history and legacy of conspiracy thrillers
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Josh Olson trailer commentary (2013, 4 mins): short critical appreciation
  • Radio spot
  • Image gallery: publicity and promotional material
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Anne Billson, archival accounts of the making of the film, Richert on Winter Kills, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 3,000 copies

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BBFC cert: 18
REGION B
EAN: 5060697920369