GUMSHOE (REGION FREE IMPORT - LIMITED EDITION) BLU-RAY

GUMSHOE (REGION FREE IMPORT - LIMITED EDITION) BLU-RAY

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This brilliant feature debut from director Stephen Frears (My Beautiful Laundrette, Dangerous Liaisons, The Grifters) is an affectionate – and uniquely British – tribute to the Hollywood detective movies of the 1940s. Starring the great Albert Finney (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Murder on the Orient Express, Skyfall) as a Liverpool bingo caller who dreams of being a private eye and then finds himself suddenly contacted for what appears to be an actual piece of detective work.

FEATURES:
High Definition remaster
Original mono audio
Stephen Frears on ‘Gumshoe’ (2018, 18 mins): the acclaimed director discusses the film’s production history
Neville Smith on ‘Gumshoe’ (2018, 16 mins): the celebrated writer and actor discusses his work on the film, for which he won a Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award
Producer Michael Medwin on ‘Gumshoe’ (2018, 2 mins): a short interview with the actor and producer
Editor Charles Rees on ‘Gumshoe’ (2018, 25 mins): an insightful interview with the film’s original editor
Production Designer Michael Seymour on ‘Gumshoe’ (2018, 3 mins): a brief recollection of the film’s production
Actor Tom Kempinski on ‘Gumshoe’ (2018, 2 mins): the actor recalls the shooting of his scene with Finney
The Burning (1968, 32 mins): Frears’ haunting debut short film, made for Finney’s production company, Memorial Enterprises
Original theatrical trailer
VHS trailer
Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklet with a new essay by Robert Murphy, an archival set report, an interview with Billie Whitelaw, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
World premiere on Blu-ray
Limited Edition of 3,000 copies

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