THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY - LE
(Hubert Cornfield, 1969)
Release date: 27 February 2023
Limited Edition Blu-ray (UK premiere)
Marlon Brando (The Wild One), Richard Boone (Winter Kills), Rita Moreno (Carnal Knowledge), and Pamela Franklin (The Third Secret) head the all-star cast of The Night of the Following Day, a thrilling tale of kidnap, and cross and double-cross.
An ingenious criminal gang captures an heiress as she disembarks a plane in Paris. However, whilst holed up in a seaside resort, the criminals become increasingly suspicious of one another, and their fool-proof plan soon begins to unravel...
Based on a novel by Lionel White (The Killing, Pierrot le fou) and directed by Hubert Cornfield (Pressure Point), The Night of the Following Day is an eccentric and stylish crime drama, shot on location in France by cinematographer Willy Kurant (Masculin féminin) and featuring an evocative score by Stanley Myers (Otley, The Deer Hunter).
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES
- High Definition remaster
- Original mono audio
- Audio commentary with director Hubert Cornfield (2004)
- Rita Moreno in Conversation (2013, 63 mins): archival video interview with the actor and singer in conversation with Matthew Sweet, recorded at BFI Southbank, London
- Dangerous to Know (2023, 20 mins): author and film historian Neil Sinyard examines the film’s offbeat qualities
- Original theatrical trailer
- Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 4 mins): short critical appreciation
- Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
- New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet featuring a new essay by Jeff Billington, archival interviews with Marlon Brando and Hubert Cornfield, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and full film credits
- UK premiere on Blu-ray
- Limited edition of 3,000 copies for the UK
BBFC cert: 18