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(Norman Jewison, 1984)
Release date: 14 December 2020
Limited Edition Blu-ray (UK Blu-ray premiere)
The murder of a black sergeant on a segregated army base in Louisiana in 1944 is investigated by a black soldier and lawyer, revealing deep-seated racism in the Deep South. Adapted from Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, the film was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (for Adolph Caesar), and Best Adapted Screenplay (by Fuller himself).
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES
Original stereo audio
Audio commentary with director Norman Jewison (1999)
Archival Interview with Norman Jewison (2010): ninety-minute, career-spanning discussion between the filmmaker and film historian David Poland
March to Freedom (1999): documentary on the experiences of African American soldiers during World War II, narrated by Paul Winfield
Original theatrical trailer
Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Molefi Kete Asante, an archival interview with Norman Jewison, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
UK premiere on Blu-ray
- Limited edition of 3,000 copies
EXTRAS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
BBFC cert: 15