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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Feb 032020
 

Kino Lorber Studio Classics
Announces its February 2020 Home Video Releases

Mo’ Better Blues
Prebook Date: 1/7/20
Street Date: 2/4/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K23715
BD UPC: 738329237158
Genre: Drama
Year: 1990
Rating: R
Runtime: 130
Director Spike Lee
Actors: Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Cynda Williams, Spike Lee
Language: English

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X, Clockers and BlacKkKlansman, comes this classic drama about talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (Denzel Washington) who’s obsessed by his music and indecisive about his two girlfriends (Joie Lee and Cynda Williams). But when he has to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend (Spike Lee), Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined. Stunning Ernest R. Dickerson (School Daze) cinematography and superlative performances come together in this unforgettable, breathtaking film on music and love. The stellar cast includes Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Nicholas Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Charlie Murphy, Abbey Lincoln and Rubén Blades.

Bonus Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic Kameron Austin Collins | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Jungle Fever
Prebook Date: 1/7/20
Street Date: 2/4/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K23716
BD UPC: 738329237165
Genre: Drama
Year: 1991
Rating: R
Runtime: 132
Director: Spike Lee
Actors: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciora, Anthony Quinn, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis
Language: English

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Malcolm X, Summer of Sam and BlacKkKlansman, comes this critically acclaimed film exploring the provocative consequences of interracial relationships. African American architect Flipper Purify (Wesley Snipes) begins an affair with his working-class Italian American secretary, Angie Tucci (Annabella Sciorra), which causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors. This moving view of inner- city life was beautifully shot by Ernest R. Dickerson (She’s Gotta Have It) and co-stars Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Anthony Quinn, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Halle Berry, Tim Robbins, Lonette McKee, Frank Vincent, Brad Dourif, Nicholas Turturro, Michael Imperioli, Michael Badalucco, Debi Mazar, Theresa Randle, Rick Aiello, Miguel Sandoval and Charlie Murphy. Featuring music by the great Stevie Wonder.

Bonus Features: Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Crooklyn
Prebook Date: 1/7/20
Street Date: 2/4/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K23717
BD UPC: 738329237172
Genre: Drama
Year: 1994
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 115
Director: Spike Lee
Actors: Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee, Zelda Harris, David Patrick Kelly, Isiah Washington
Language: English

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Malcolm X, Clockers and BlacKkKlansman, comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. Make yourself at home with the Carmichael family as they experience one very special summer in their Brooklyn neighborhood that they’ve affectionately nicknamed Crooklyn. Lee fashions a bold, flavorful picture of family life starring the wonderful Alfre Woodard as Carolyn, a loving, but fiercely independent mother who, along with her musician husband Woody (Delroy Lindo), struggles to raise their family in difficult but often wonderful circumstances. Complemented by an energizing, vintage R&B soundtrack, this tender and colorful film was beautifully shot by Arthur Jafa (Daughters of the Dust). The strong supporting cast includes Spike Lee, David Patrick Kelly, Zelda Harris, Isaiah Washington, José Zúñiga and Vondie Curtis-Hall.

Bonus FeaturesOptional English Subtitles | 5.1 Surround and 2.0 Lossless Stereo | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Clockers

Prebook Date: 1/7/20
Street Date: 2/4/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K23718
BD UPC: 738329237189
Genre: Drama
Year: 1995
Rating: R
Runtime: 128
Director: Spike Lee
Actors: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, Delroy Lindo, Mekhi Phifer, Keith David, Isiah Washington
Language: English

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Inside Man and BlacKkKlansman, comes this classic crime-drama based on a book by Richard Price (The Wanderers), who co-wrote the screenplay with Lee. A “clocker” is a 24-hour drug dealer, and Strike (Mekhi Phifer) is the hardest-working one on the streets. But for Strike, time is running out. When the local drug kingpin tips Strike off about an opportunity for advancement, a rival dealer ends up dead, and Strike suddenly finds himself caught between two homicide detectives. One is Mazilli (John Turturro), who’s only looking for an easy bust. The other is Rocco (Harvey Keitel), who’s looking for something much harder to find-the truth-and when Strike’s law-abiding brother confesses to the murder, Rocco vows not to rest until he’s sure the real shooter is behind bars. Gritty and stunning on-location NYC cinematography by Malik Hassan Sayeed (He Got Game, Belly) with top-notch performances by Delroy Lindo, Keith David, Isaiah Washington, Regina Taylor and Michael Imperioli.

Bonus Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic Kameron Austin Collins | Optional English Subtitles | 5.1 Surround and 2.0 Lossless Stereo | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Summer of Sam
Prebook Date: 1/7/20
Street Date: 2/4/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K23221
DVD UPC: 738329232214
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K23222
BD UPC: 738329232221
Genre: Drama
Year: 1999
Rating: R
Runtime: 142
Director: Spike Lee
Actors: John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Bebe Neuwirth, Ben Gazzara, Jennifer Esposito
Language: English

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Clockers, Inside Man and BlacKkKlansman, comes his electrifying take on the “Son of Sam” murders in NYC during the summer of 1977, centering on the residents of an Italian-American Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another. The heat is soaring to record highs, blackouts are filling the streets with looters… and the murders of a man who calls himself the Son of Sam are gripping the “city that never sleeps” in fear. As friends in a small Bronx community become obsessed with the idea that the Son of Sam is someone nearby, the madman’s fearsome plague of terror becomes the catalyst that prompts relationships to fall apart and trust to disintegrate into dread. Starring John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Michael Rispoli, Bebe Neuwirth, Patti LuPone, Mike Starr, Anthony LaPaglia and Ben Gazzara, and featuring an amazing soundtrack loaded with vintage hits of the ’70s. Beautifully shot by Ellen Kuras (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) with a rousing score by Terence Blanchard (Malcolm X).

Bonus Features: FEAR CITY – New Interview with John Leguizamo | Audio Commentary by Director Spike Lee and Actor John Leguizamo | Optional English Subtitles | 5.1 Surround and 2.0 Lossless Stereo | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Anne Frank

Prebook Date: 1/7/20
Street Date: 2/4/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item #: K24049
DVD UPC: 738329240493
Genre: Drama
Year: 2001
Rating: NR
Runtime: 189
Director: Robert Dornhelm
Actors: Ben Kingsley, Brenda Blethyn, Hannah Taylor, Lili Taylor,
Tatjana Blacher
Language: English

There’s more to her story than you ever imagined! Academy Award winner and three-time nominee Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Schindler’s List), two-time Oscar nominee Brenda Blethyn (Secret & Lies, Little Voices) and Hannah Taylor Gordon (Jakob the Liar, Mansfield Park) star in the stirring tale of one of the most influential young women of the 20th century. Based on Melissa Müller’s critically acclaimed book, Anne Frank goes beyond the story you already know and paints the true portrait of Anne both before and after she went into hiding. Get to know the high-spirited and popular girl before the war, and experience the challenges of the brave people who risked their lives trying to keep her safe. Anne Frank also explores the enduring mystery of who betrayed the Frank family and reveals what happened next. Anne Frank was nominated for 3 Golden Globe Awards for Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Best Performance by an Actress (Gordon) and Best Performance by an Actor (Kingsley). Winner of 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Miniseries and Outstanding Art Direction, and nominated for 9 more Emmy Awards including Directing (Robert Dornhelm), Writing (Kirk Ellis), Lead Actor (Kingsley), Lead Actress (Gordon) and Supporting Actress (Blethyn). Co-starring Lili Taylor (I Shot Andy Warhol).

Bonus Features: Optional English Subtitles | Theatrical Trailer

The Oscar
Brand New 4K Restoration

Prebook Date: 1/7/20
Street Date: 2/4/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24260
DVD UPC: 738329242602
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24261
BD UPC: 738329242619
Genre: Drama
Year: 1966
Rating: NR
Runtime: 120
Director Russell Rouse
Actors: Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Ernest Bornine, Joseph Cotten, Jill St. John, Tony Bennett
Language: English

Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Tony Bennett, Edie Adams, Ernest Borgnine, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker, Joseph Cotten, Jill St. John, Ed Begley, Walter Brennan and Broderick Crawford co-star in this overheated camp-classic masculine version of All About Eve. Frankie Fane (Boyd) has clawed his way to the top of the Hollywood heap. Now, as he’s preparing to win his first Oscar, his friend Hymie Kelly (Bennett) reminisces about their life together, his ruthless struggle to the top and the people (see above) he’s stepped on to make it there. Nominated for 2 Oscars for Art Direction-Set Decoration (Color) and Costume Design (Color). Includes cameos by Hollywood legends Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Edith Head, Merle Oberon, Nancy Sinatra, Joan Crawford and Hedda Hopper. Directed by Russell Rouse (The Thief, The Fastest Gun Alive, The Caper of the Golden Bulls), with a screenplay by the great Harlan Ellison (The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone), Rouse and Clarence Greene (Pillow Talk, D.O.A.), based on a novel by Richard Sale (The White Buffalo, Driftwood).

Bonus Features: Brand New 4K Restoration | NEW Audio Commentary by Patton Oswalt, Josh Olson and Erik Nelson | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Trailers

Heartbeeps

Prebook Date: 1/14/20
Street Date: 2/11/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24226
BD UPC: 738329242268
Genre: Comedy
Year: 1981
Rating: PG
Runtime: 78
Director: Allan Arkush
Actors: Andy Kaufman, Bernadette Peters, Randy Quaid, Christopher
Guest, Kenneth McMillan
Language: English

Get ready for a futuristic love story like no other as comedy legend Andy Kaufman (In God We Tru$t, TV’s Taxi) and song-and-dance great Bernadette Peters (Pennies from Heaven, The Jerk) co-star in this charming, offbeat romantic-comedy by cult filmmaker Allan Arkush (Hollywood Boulevard, Rock ‘n’ Roll High School, Get Crazy). While standing on a bleak factory repair shelf, ValCom-17485 (Kaufman), a robot valet, and hostess robot AquaCom-89045 (Peters) strike up a conversation. What starts as an instant connection soon transforms into love, and the two decide to override their programmed lives and explore the forbidden world beyond the factory window. With the police on their trail and a baby on the way, they’re on the digital road to romance and adventure in this heartwarming comedy that is truly “electric.” The top-notch cast includes Randy Quaid (The Long Riders), Kenneth McMillan (Dune), Melanie Mayron (Girlfriends), Christopher Guest (This Is Spinal Tap), Dick Miller (Gremlins), Paul Bartel (Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills), Mary Woronov (Eating Raoul), Kathleen Freeman (The Blues Brothers), Richard B. Shull (Splash) and Jeffrey Kramer (Jaws, Jaws 2). Written by John Hill (Quigley Down Under, Little Nikita).

Bonus Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Director Allan Arkush and Film Historian/Filmmaker Daniel Kremer | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

The Sting II

Prebook Date: 1/14/20
Street Date: 2/11/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24227
BD UPC: 738329242275
Genre: Comedy
Year: 1983
Rating: PG
Runtime: 101
Director: Jeremy Kagan
Actors: Jackie Gleason, Teri Barr, Oliver Reed, Mac Davis,
Karl Malden, Bert Remsen
Language: English

The con is on… place your bets! Get ready for the next Sting! Those incredible con men are at it again and setting their next scheme in motion. The Depression is over and everybody wants an even bigger piece of the action. It’s twist after twist as Jackie Gleason (Smokey and the Bandit), Mac Davis (North Dallas Forty) and beautiful Teri Garr (Mr. Mom) try to out-sting both Oliver Reed (Burnt Offerings), a notorious gangster previously stung by this group and now out for revenge and profit, and Karl Malden (On the Waterfront), a local racketeer. It’s the con to outdo all cons and someone’s finally going to get stung… but who? Screenplay by David S. Ward (The Sting, The Milagro Beanfield War) and directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan (The Big Fix, The Chosen).

Bonus Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Director Jeremy Kagan | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Transylvania 6-5000

Brand New 4K Restoration
Prebook Date: 1/14/20
Street Date: 2/11/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K23766
BD UPC: 738329237660
Genre: Comedy
Year: 1985
Rating: PG
Runtime: 94
Director: Rudy De Luca
Actors: Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Bologna, Geena Davis, Michael Richards, Norman Fell, Ed Begley Jr.
Language: English

Tabloid reporters Jack Harrison (Jeff Goldblum, Earth Girls Are Easy) and Gil Turner (Ed Begley Jr., She-Devil) are sent to Transylvania with two choices: find the Frankenstein monster-or find new jobs. But before the jumpy journalists can dig up their big story, they must first face the horrors of an extremely clumsy butler (Michael Richards, TV’s Seinfeld), a nymphomaniac vampire (Geena Davis, Beetlejuice) and a semi-mad doctor (Joseph Bologna, Blame It on Rio), as well as assorted mummies, werewolves and more Transylvanian oddballs. Can these two bumbling heroes unravel this monstrous mystery-or are they in for some very scary surprises? Co-starring John Byner (The Ant and the Aardvark), Carol Kane (TV’s Taxi), Jeffrey Jones (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off), Norman Fell (TV’s Three’s Company), Donald Gibb (Revenge of the Nerds), Teresa Ganzel (The Toy) and writer/director Rudy De Luca (History of the World: Part I). Transylvania 6-5000 was the one and only feature film directed by legendary comedy writer and actor De Luca (Silent Movie, High Anxiety, Caveman, Life Stinks).

Bonus Features: Brand New 4K Restoration | Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Rudy DeLuca and Visual Consultant Steve Haberman | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Three TV Spot | Two Theatrical Trailers

Legal Eagles
Prebook Date: 1/14/20
Street Date: 2/11/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24223
BD UPC: 738329242237
Genre: Comedy
Year: 1986
Rating: PG
Runtime: 116
Director: Ivan Reitman
Actors: Robert Redford, Debra Winger, Daryl Hannah, Terence
Stamp, Brian Dennehy, Steven Hill
Language: English

From Ivan Reitman, the acclaimed director of Stripes, Ghostbusters, Twins and Dave, comes this romantic crime-comedy starring Robert Redford (The Natural) and Debra Winger (Black Widow). A hard-nosed assistant district attorney (Redford) and an imaginative defense attorney (Winger) combine their talents to defend a spacey “performance artist” (Daryl Hannah, Roxanne) who is accused of theft and murder. The clashing attorneys get more than they bargained for as they come in contact with New York’s fascinating art world and dangerous underworld. Brian Dennehy (F/X), Terence Stamp (The Limey), Steven Hill (The Goddess) and John McMartin (Sweet Charity) co-star in this delightful action-comedy.

Bonus Features: Making-of Featurette | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Leave Yesterday Behind

Prebook Date: 1/14/20
Street Date: 2/11/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item #: K24049
DVD UPC: 738329240493
Genre: Drama
Year: 1978
Rating: NR
Runtime: 97
Director: Richard Michaels
Actors: John Ritter, Carrie Fisher, Robert Urich, Buddy Ebsen, Ed Nelson
Language: English

An accident paralyzed his legs… but not his will to live and love! Carrie Fisher (Star Wars, The Blues Brothers) co-stars with television legends John Ritter (Three’s Company, 8 Simple Rules), Robert Urich (Vega$, Spencer: For Hire) and Buddy Ebsen
(The Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones) in this hit TV-movie about the struggles of a paraplegic college athlete. Paul Stallings (Ritter), a happy-go-lucky veterinary student, is paralyzed from the waist down during a polo match. Feeling despondent, he decides to go to his grandfather’s ranch and meets a young horse trainer, Marnie Clarkson (Fisher), who helps him overcome his handicap and learn how to live and love again. Television veteran Richard Michaels (Homeward Bound) directed this romantic tearjerker co-starring Ed Nelson (Midway) as Marnie’s dad and Barbara Stuart (Airplane!) and Walter Maslow (The Cosmic Man) as Paul’s parents.

Bonus Features: Trailers

The Criminal aka The Concrete Jungle
Brand New 4K Restoration

Prebook Date: 1/21/20
Street Date: 2/18/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24343
DVD UPC: 738329243432
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24344
BD UPC: 738329243449
Genre: Thriller
Year: 1960
Rating: NR
Runtime: 87
Director Joseph Losey
Actors: Sam Wanamaker, Gregoire Aslan, Patrick Magee,
Patrick Wymar
Language: English
Black & White

A hard-boiled crime classic from Joseph Losey, the legendary director of The Servant, Accident, Eva, Secret Ceremony and Figures in a Landscape! Stanley Baker (Zulu, Robbery, Perfect Friday) stars as underworld kingpin Johnny Bannion, sprung from prison by his best friend Mike Carter (Sam Wanamaker, Raw Deal, The Sell-Out) to mastermind a daring racetrack heist. But when Johnny is betrayed and sent back to prison shortly after hiding the stolen loot, he must survive an ordeal of brutality at the hands of his fellow convicts and former accomplices. Co-starring Patrick Magee (A Clockwork Orange, The Birthday Party) and Nigel Green (Tobruk, The Skull) and beautifully shot in striking black-and-white by the great Robert Krasker (The Third Man, Brief Encounter), The Criminal (also known as The Concrete Jungle) is the grim and gritty film noir that was originally advertised as “The Toughest Picture Ever Made in Britain!”

Features: Brand New 4K Restoration | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kat Ellinger | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Accident

Prebook Date: 1/21/20
Street Date: 2/18/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24345
DVD UPC: 738329243456
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24346
BD UPC: 738329243463
Genre: Drama
Year: 1967
Rating: NR
Runtime: 105
Director Joseph Losey
Actors: Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Michael York, Vivien Merchant, Alexander Knox, Freddie Jones
Language: English

From Joseph Losey, the legendary director of The Prowler, The Criminal, Modesty Blaise, Secret Ceremony and Figures in a Landscape, comes this classic melodrama with a screenplay by the great Harold Pinter (The Birthday Party, The Pumpkin Eater, The Homecoming). When one of his students is killed in a car accident, an Oxford professor (Dirk Bogarde, The Mind Benders) recounts the circumstances of their meeting. But as these turbulent memories unfold, they reveal a series of shocking relationships betrayed by adultery, obsession and self-destruction in which nothing is what it seems and everything has its cost. Accident was the second of three brilliant collaborations between filmmaker Losey and playwright Pinter; the first was the 1963 masterpiece The Servant and the third, the 1971 classic The Go-Between. Stanley Baker (Robbery), Michael York (Something for Everyone), Vivien Merchant (The Maids), Jacqueline Sassard (Les Biches), Delphine Seyrig (Last Year at Marienbad), Alexander Knox (Wilson) and Freddie Jones (Juggernaut) co-star in this stunning 1967 drama that Newsweek called “like a punch in the chest.” Based on a novel by Nicholas Mosley (The Assassination of Trotsky) and beautifully shot by Gerry Fisher (Man on Fire, The Offence).

Bonus Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kat Ellinger | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

The Light at the Edge of the World
Prebook Date: 1/21/20
Street Date: 2/18/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24347
DVD UPC: 738329243470
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24348
BD UPC: 738329243487
Genre: Drama
Year: 1971
Rating: PG
Runtime: 128
Director: Kevin Billington
Actors: Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar, Fernando Rey, Renato Salvatori
Language: English

A classic adventure from Jules Verne, the legendary writer of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Around the World in Eighty Days, From the Earth to the Moon and The Mysterious Island! On the bleak, storm-tossed southern tip of South America, a lonely lighthouse guards the world’s most treacherous-and lucrative-shipping lane. But beyond the forces of nature, the lighthouse keepers must also face an even more formidable foe, and soon the turbulent waters become the bloody battleground of two men who fight for control of the cruel Cape Horn and for the pleasures of a helpless, shipwrecked beauty.

Kirk Douglas (The Vikings) is Denton, the iron-willed lighthouse keeper who confronts the murderous pirate captain Kongre, played with delicious malevolence by Yul Brynner (Kings of the Sun) in one of his favorite roles. Samantha Eggar (Return from the Ashes) is Arabella, an English noblewoman imperiled by her beauty, desired by both men. The only hope to save the seas and their many travelers flickers in a single dim beacon, known to sailors as The Light at the Edge of the World! The stellar cast includes Fernando Rey (The French Connection), Renato Salvatori (Rocco and His Brothers), Massimo Ranieri (Chronicle of a Homicide) and Aldo Sambrell (Navajo Joe). Stunning cinematography by the great Henri Decaë (Le Samouraï, The Sicilian Clan).

Bonus Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel
Thompson – Incorporating Interviews with Producer Ilya Salkind and Director Kevin Billington| Radio Spot | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

The Day of the Dolphin

Brand New 4K Restoration
Prebook Date: 1/21/20
Street Date: 2/18/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24263
DVD UPC: 738329242633
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24264
BD UPC: 738329242640
Genre: Thriller
Year: 1974
Rating: PG
Runtime: 104
Director: Mike Nichols
Actors: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, John
Dehner, Fritz Weaver, Edward Herrmann
Language: English

From Mike Nichols, the legendary director of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Graduate, Catch-22, Carnal Knowledge and Silkwood, comes this nostalgic favorite of those who grew up in the ’70s. The Day of the Dolphin stars George C. Scott (They Might Be Giants) as a scientist who trains dolphins to speak, only to find them enmeshed in a government assassination plot. Acclaimed screenwriter Buck Henry (What’s Up, Doc?, Candy, The Owl and the Pussycat) adapted this fantasy-adventure from the popular novel by Robert Merle (Weekend at Dunkirk). Two of the film’s best features are the terrific cinematography by the great William A. Fraker (Bullitt, Rosemary’s Baby) and the Oscar-nominated score by Georges Delerue (Platoon, True Confessions). Trish Van Devere (Where’s Poppa?), Paul Sorvino (The Brink’s Job), John Dehner (Support Your Local Gunfighter), Phyllis Davis (TV’s Vega$), Elizabeth Wilson (9 to 5), Edward Herrmann (The Lost Boys) and Fritz Weaver (Nightkill) co-star in one-of-a-kind sci-fi thriller.

Bonus Features: Brand New 4K Restoration | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson | Interviews with Screenwriter Buck Henry and Actors Leslie Charleson and Edward Hermann | Radio Spot | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Beyond Therapy
Brand New 2019 HD Master
Prebook Date: 1/21/20
Street Date: 2/18/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24367
BD UPC: 738329243678
Genre: Comedy
Year: 1987
Rating: R
Runtime: 93
Director: Robert Altman
Actors: Jeff Goldblum, Julie Hagerty, Glenda Jackson, Tom Conti, Christopher Guest, Genevieve Page
Language: English

Neurotic New Yorker Bruce (Jeff Goldblum, The Fly, The Big Chill) is a manic bisexual who enjoys a good cry. Equally insecure Prudence (Julie Hagerty, Airplane!, Lost in America) is the uptight writer he meets through the personal ads. Bob (Christopher Guest, This is Spinal Tap) is Bruce’s roommate and former lover who is insanely jealous of Prudence. Prudence is also sleeping with her lecherous therapist Stuart (Tom Conti, Reuben, Reuben, Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence), while Bruce’s therapist Charlotte (Academy Award winner Glenda Jackson, Women in Love, A Touch of Class, Hopscotch) may be crazier than any of her patients. Add an extremely overprotective mother (Geneviève Page, Grand Prix) and a very odd French restaurant, and you have a one-of-a-kind comedy about life, love and the happy endings that lay Beyond Therapy. Robert Altman, the legendary director of M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, The Long Goodbye and Nashville co-wrote and directed this dysfunctional romantic comedy based on a smash Broadway play by Christopher Durang.

Bonus Features: Brand New 2019 HD Master | Theatrical Trailer

Quai des Orfevres aka Jenny Lamour

4K Restoration
Prebook Date: 1/28/20
Street Date: 2/25/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24351
DVD UPC: 738329243517
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24352
BD UPC: 738329243524
Genre: Drama
Year: 1947
Rating: NR
Runtime: 107
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Actors: Louis Jouvet, Suzy Delair, Bernard Blier, Simone
Renant, Pierre Larquey
Language: French
Black & White

From Henri-Georges Clouzot, the legendary director of The Wages of Fear, Diabolique, Le Corbeau and La Prisonnière, comes this classic film noir co-written by Clouzot and Jean Ferry (L’Enfer, Manon). Come see the fabulous Jenny Lamour, the singer with stars in her eyes! Ignoring the protest of her covetous husband Maurice (Bernard Blier, Buffet Froid), Jenny (Suzy Delair, Rocco and His Brothers) pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When Maurice attempts to crash the rendezvous, it’s murder! Enter Inspector Antoine (Louis Jouvet, Hotel du Nord), whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis and deceit. Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, Quai des Orfèvres was beautifully shot in stunning black-and-white by Armand Thirard (…And God Created Woman, La Vérité).

Bonus Features: 4K Restoration | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic Nick Pinkerton | Interviews with Director Henri-Georges Clouzot and Actors Bernard Blier, Suzy Delair and Simone Renant, from the 1971 French TV program “Au Cinéma Ce Soir” | Theatrical TrailerOptional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

The Third Lover aka L’Oeil Dum Malin
Brand New 4K Restoration
Prebook Date: 1/28/20
Street Date: 2/25/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24353
DVD UPC: 738329243531
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24354
BD UPC: 738329243548
Genre: Drama
Year: 1962
Rating: NR
Runtime: 80
Director: Claude Chabrol
Actors: Stephane Audran, Jacques Charrier, Walther Reyer, Erika Tweer, Michael Munzer, Claude Romet
Language: French

From Claude Chabrol, the legendary director of Les Bonnes Femmes, Line of Demarcation, Les Biches, Le Boucher and L’Enfer, comes this suspenseful drama starring the great Stéphane Audran (The Twist, Babette’s Feast), Jacques Charrier (The Seven Deadly Sins, The Oldest Profession) and Walther Reyer (Tiger of Bengal, Journey to the Lost City). Albin Mercier (Charrier), a failed and disillusioned journalist, is sent to Germany to cover an event. There, he meets a successful writer (Reyer) who’s happily married to a Frenchwoman named Hélène (Audran). Bitterly jealous, yet besotted with the beautiful Hélène, he decides to ruin the couple’s lives. This cunning critique of the bourgeoisie was beautifully shot by the great Jean Rabier (Purple Noon, Elevator to the Gallows).

Bonus Features: Brand New 4K Restoration | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kat Ellinger | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc| Trailers

Line of Demarcation aka La Ligne De Demarcation

Brand New 4K Restoration
Prebook Date: 1/28/20
Street Date: 2/25/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24355
DVD UPC: 738329243555
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24356
BD UPC: 738329243562
Genre: Drama
Year: 1962
Rating: NR
Runtime: 120
Director: Claude Chabrol
Actors: Jean Seberg, Maurice Ronet, Stephane Audre, Daniel
Gelin, Jacques Perrin
Language: French

From Claude Chabrol, the legendary director of Les Bonnes Femmes, The Third Lover, Le Boucher, L’Enfer and La Cérémonie, comes this WWII thriller set in a small town in the Jura Mountains split in two by a border between Nazi- occupied France and the Free Zone. In 1941, Pierre (Maurice Ronet, The Fire Within, Purple Noon, The Champagne Murders), a demobilized French military officer and the Count de Damville, returns to this border village to find it occupied by the Germans. His English-born schoolteacher wife (Jean Seberg, Breathless, Lilith, Paint Your Wagon) and the town’s citizens now belong to a Resistance group helping escaped prisoners reach the Free Zone. Co-starring Stéphane Audran (Les Biches, The Twist, Babette’s Feast) and Daniel Gélin (Napoleon, La Ronde, The Man Who Knew Too Much), and beautifully shot by the great Jean Rabier (The 400 Blows, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg).

Features: Brand New 4K Restoration | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Samm Deighan | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Trailers

Perfect Friday
Prebook Date: 1/28/20
Street Date: 2/25/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24349
DVD UPC: 738329243494
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24350
BD UPC: 738329243500
Genre: Comedy
Year: 1971
Rating: R
Runtime: 94
Director: Peter Hall
Actors: Ursula Andress, Stanley Baker, David Warner, Patience
Collier, T.P. McKenna, Joan Genham
Language: English

Lord Nicholas “Nick” Dorset (David Warner, Morgan!, Time After Time) and his beautiful wife Lady Britt Dorset (Ursula Andress, Dr. No, The 10th Victim) are a glamorous couple who live completely beyond their means. Their bank manager, Mr. Graham (Stanley Baker, Robbery, The Criminal), who envies his customers’ wealth, has devised a foolproof plan to rob his own bank of £200,000, and Nick and Britt’s desperate financial situation makes them ideal accomplices. To complicate things even further, Mr. Graham becomes involved with and falls in love with the gorgeous Lady Dorset! Peter Hall (The Homecoming) wonderfully directs this crime-comedy beautifully shot by Alan Hume (Runaway Train, Return of the Jedi) and co-starring T.P. McKenna (Straw Dogs).

Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian and Critic Peter Tonguette | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Trailers

The Deadly Trap aka La Maison Sous Les Arbres

Prebook Date: 1/28/20
Street Date: 2/25/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 17.95
DVD Item#: K24357
DVD UPC: 738329243579
BD SRP: 19.95
BD Item #: K24358
BD UPC: 738329243586
Genre: Thriller
Year: 1971
Rating: NR
Runtime: 97
Director: Rene Clement
Actors: Faye Dunaway, Frank Langella, Barbara Parkin, Maurice
Ronet, Karen Blanquernon
Language: English

From René Clément, the acclaimed director of Forbidden Games, Purple Noon, Joy House, Rider on the Rain and And Hope to Die, comes this top-notch thriller starring Faye Dunaway (The Thomas Crown Affair, Chinatown, Network), Frank Langella (The Twelve Chairs, Dracula, Frost/Nixon), Barbara Parkins (Valley of the Dolls, The Mephisto Waltz, Shout at the Devil) and Maurice Ronet (Elevator to the Gallows, The Fire Within, Line of Demarcation). Jill and Philip (Dunaway and Langella) are an American couple who live in Paris with their two children. Their world is torn apart when the children go missing and may have been kidnapped. In a frantic struggle to recover them alive and well, the couple’s lives begin to fall apart at the seams, as Jill’s mental state deteriorates and Philip struggles to make sense of what is happening to them. Based on the bestselling novel The Children Are Gone by Arthur Cavanaugh.

Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Entertainment Journalist and Author Bryan Reesman | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Trailers

And Hope to Die aka La Course Du Lievre a Travers Les Champs
Prebook Date: 1/28/20
Street Date: 2/25/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 19.95
DVD Item#: K24359
DVD UPC: 738329243593
BD SRP: 29.95
BD Item #: K24360
BD UPC:738329243609
Genre: Thriller
Year: 1972
Rating: PG
Runtime: 141
Director: Rene Clement
Actors: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Lea
Massari, Tisa Farrow
Language: French

From René Clément, the iconic director of Forbidden Games, Purple Noon, Joy House, Rider on the Rain and The Deadly Trap, comes this action-packed crime film starring Jean-Louis Trintignant (Les Biches, The Conformist), Robert Ryan (Day of the Outlaw, The Wild Bunch) and Aldo Ray (God’s Little Acre, Nightfall). Antoine “Froggy” Cardot (Trintignant), a French criminal on the run, heads to Canada where he joins a gang of criminals, Charley (Ryan), Mattone (Ray) and Rizzio (Jean Gaven, The Story of O), who are plotting a complicated robbery. Their foolproof plan blows up in their faces when they end up kidnapping a crime lord’s daughter and accidentally killing her. Sébastien Japrisot (A Very Long Engagement, Farewell, Friend) wrote the screenplay for this suspenseful thriller, based on a bestselling novel by David Goodis (Dark Passage, Shoot the Piano Player). Music by legendary composer Francis Lai (Love Story).

Bonus Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

Max and the Junkmen aka Max et Les Ferrailleurs

Prebook Date: 1/28/20
Street Date: 2/25/20

Label: KL Studio Classics
DVD SRP: 17.95
DVD Item#: K24361
DVD UPC: 738329243616
BD SRP: 19.95
BD Item #: K24362
BD UPC: 738329243623
Genre: Thriller
Year: 1971
Rating: NR
Runtime: 125
Director: Claude Sautet
Actors: Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli, Francois Perier, Georges Wilson, Boby Lapointe
Language: French

From Claude Sautet, the legendary director of Classe Tous Risques, César and Rosalie, Un Coeur en Hiver and Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud, comes this sophisticated policier starring screen greats Romy Schneider (The Trial, What’s New Pussycat?) and Michel Piccoli (Contempt, Belle de Jour).

Lone-wolf detective Max (Piccoli) is obsessed with bringing criminals to justice at any cost. He devises a plan to lure a scrap thief (Bernard Fresson, La Prisonnière, French Connection II) and his gang into committing a bank robbery-so that he can catch them red-handed. His plan is complicated when he tries to save a German-born prostitute (Schneider) from the top cop in the bank’s district (François Périer, Le Samouraï, The Nights of Cabiria). Striking cinematography by René Mathelin (The Man from Acapulco, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe) and a rousing score by Philippe Sarde (The Tenant, La Grande Bouffe) highlight this deviously compelling psychological thriller.

Bonus Features: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Samm Deighan | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc | Theatrical Trailer

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