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THE YAKUZA (1975) NEW 2017

THE YAKUZA (1975) NEW 2017 1080p HD REMASTER 

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Sydney Pollack’s ground-breaking cinema blend arrives on 1080p HD with all honor restored. It's Seventies stylings, from color palette to scenic design to subtle dramatics and sudden shocking violence, are all on display as never before. Robert Mitchum, in his fourth decade as a true movie icon, continues to create defining roles while movie conventions evolved around him.


In this heady blend of neo-noir, East-meets-West, Japanese B-crime film, post-Pekinpah shoot-em-up, and arthouse meditation on middle-age regret, Mitchum plays Harry Kilmer, an ex-GI burdened with a two-way giri from his days as a Military Policeman during the occupation of Japan.

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When his old army buddy ends up in a fix with a Yakuza clan, Harry returns to Japan to call in that obligation. An obligation held by merciless, ex-Yakuza Kendo master Tanaka Ken. Featuring Brian Keith, Herb Edelman, Richard Jordan, Keiko Kishi and James Shigeta. Screenplay by Paul Schrader and Robert Towne.  


SPECIAL FEATURES: Commentary by Director Sydney Pollack; Featurette - Promises to Keep (HD); Theatrical Trailer (HD) 16x9 Widescreen


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LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON (1957) on Blu-ray with a new 2017 1080p HD Master

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In his first pairing with co-writer I.A.L. Diamond, Billy Wilder plays tribute to the effervescent romantic comedies of Ernst Lubitsch with this May-December romance starring Audrey Hepburn and Gary Cooper. Hepburn plays Ariane Chavasse, a coltish young conservatory cellist who yearns for a more mature understanding of life. Overhearing a client of her private detective father (frequent Lubitsch collaborator Maurice Chevalier) threatening to murder American playboy Frank Flannagan (Cooper), Ariane decides to warn Frank of the danger herself.


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Sparks fly when the two meet up, and the worldly Frank finds he is no match for the 'innocent' Ariane. But Ariane’s gumshoe pop is still on the case... And the fizz on display in this Dom Perignon of a production, from Diamond and Wilder's witty banter, to Chevalier's scene-stealing to production designer Alexandre Trauner skillful weaving of the real and the romantic to Franz Waxman's soaring score – all of which have never been more easily seen than in this Cristal-clear 1080p HD presentation. 16x9 Widescreen.


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A Summer Place


Romance, adultery and the drama of two teens falling in love even after discovering one of their parents had an affair with the other parent years before, all made the 1959 A Summer Place irresistible. Its beautiful and talented cast - Sandra Dee, Troy Donahue, Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Constance Ford and Arthur Kennedy - were icing on the cake.




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