BLACK JOY (REGION FREE IMPORT - LIMITED EDITION) BLU-RAY


Price:
Sale price$22.99

Shipping calculated at checkout

Stock:
IN STOCK - 1 AVAILABLE

PICKUP AVAILABLE AT KNOXVILLE STORE

Usually ready in 24 hours

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Based on Jamal Ali’s acclaimed stage play Dark Days and Light Nights, Black Joy tells the story of a naïve Guyanese immigrant who learns the hard way about life on the streets of Brixton.

Presenting vivid characters, terrific action, and a superb soundtrack of soul, funk, dub and reggae, Anthony Simmons’ gritty film is an honest and insightful comic drama, exposing the lives of unemployed black Britons and immigrants in a ghettoised London.

Starring Norman Beaton (Desmond’s), Trevor Thomas (Inseminoid), Floella Benjamin (Play School), and a young Oscar James (EastEnders), Black Joy comes to Blu-ray for the very first time.

FEATURES:
High Definition remaster, newly re-graded and approved by cinematographer Phil Méheux
Original mono audio
The BEHP Interview with Anthony Simmons (1997, 99 mins): an archival audio recording, made as part of the British Entertainment History Project, featuring the prolific director in conversation with filmmaker Rodney Giesler
Good Stuff (2019, 10 mins): actor Trevor Thomas fondly recalls his first major film role
A People Story (2019, 17 mins): actor Floella Benjamin discusses one of her rare big-screen performances
Blazing the Trail (2019, 8 mins): Oscar James relates his experiences as a black actor in the seventies
Dark Days and Light Nights (2019, 36 mins): writer Jamal Ali explains the origins of his stage play and adapting it for the big screen
Guerrilla Operations (2019, 9 mins): Martin Campbell on making low-budget cinema as a young producer
Slices of Life (2019, 14 mins): director of photography Phil Méheux analyses his documentary approach to filming Black Joy
Benjamin’s Brixton (2019, 3 mins): an exploration of Black Joy’s London locations
Bow Bells (1954, 15 mins): Anthony Simmons’ nostalgic short film about London’s East End
Original theatrical trailer
Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Josephine Dolan, Anthony Simmons and Norman Beaton on Black Joy, an overview of critical responses, Michael Brooke on Bow Bells, and film credits
World premiere on Blu-ray
Limited Edition of 3,000 copies

Shipping

No, we only ship inside the US

Most orders for in-stock items take less than 24 hours to ship (may take longer if you place an order over the weekend). Pre-orders are shipped as soon as the product arrives. International pre-orders may not come in before the street date. This is especially true with Australian pre-orders.

We only use USPS for all shipments. If there is an issue after your order ships you will need to contact your local post office.

Product

All items that come with a slipcover will say so in the product page.

Pre-orders will not say WITH SLIPCOVER until the product comes in.

Slipcovers are not guaranteed to be in mint condition.

If you can order it, it's either in stock or a pre-order. If an item is out of stock you will not be able to add it to your cart. It's rare but our inventory may not be correct. So in some cases an item may have to be shipped separately.

Other

We do not sell bootlegs. All product arrives from the distributor or is directly from the filmmakers. All items are new and sealed. Some indie titles or signed editions may not have shrinkwrap.

Customer support

Email us at info@grindhousevideo.com

Give us a call

(865) 219-5997

Please note: All questions about orders should go through email. The staff answering the phones will not be able to answer your questions about specific orders.

You may also like

Recently viewed