THE RECKLESS MOMENT - LE

THE RECKLESS MOMENT - LE

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(Max Ophuls, 1949)
Release date: 22 April 2019
Limited Blu-ray Edition (World Blu-ray premiere)

The legendary Max Ophuls (Letter from an Unknown Woman, La Ronde) directs this tense and stylish 1949 film noir melodrama. Joan Bennett (Scarlet Street, Suspiria) stars as a suburban housewife who covers up a murder to protect her teenage daughter, only to find herself blackmailed by an immoral small-time crook, played by James Mason (North by Northwest, The Deadly Affair).

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Making an American Movie (2010, 44 mins): an in-depth analysis by Lutz Bacher, author of Max Ophuls in the Hollywood Studios
  • Maternal Overdrive (2006, 23 mins): award-winning writer-director Todd Haynes discusses one of his favourite films
  • James Mason as Homme Fatal (2018, 27 mins): illustrated lecture by academic Adrian Garvey, recorded as part of the Focus on James Mason event held at Birkbeck, University of London
  • Focus on James Mason: Audience Discussion (2018, 40 mins): Q&A session hosted by academics Adrian Garvey and Sarah Thomas following a screening of The Reckless Moment
  • James Mason: Watching the Violence Unfold (2018, 33 mins): illustrated lecture by academic Sarah Thomas, recorded at Birkbeck, University of London
  • Isolated music & effects track
  • Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Samm Deighan, an introduction to Max Ophuls by celebrated film critic Andrew Sarris, archival articles by Max Ophuls, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
  • World premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited Edition of 3,000 copies


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BBFC cert: 12
REGION FREE
EAN: 5037899071595