Cammell, Donald - White Of The Eye (Blu-Ray+dvd) Rb (Uk Import)
Releasedatum: 24 maart 2013
A serial killer is on the loose in and around the small community of Globe, Arizona, and housewife Joan White (Cathy Moriarty) gradually comes to suspect that her opera-loving hi-fi engineer husband Paul (David Keith) might know more than he s letting on...
So far so familiar, but in the hands of British visionary Donald Cammell (who wrote and co-directed Performance with Nicolas Roeg), the film becomes a dazzling kaleidoscope of images and ideas, spanning everything from Apache folklore, desert landscapes and stylish murder set-pieces that recall Dario Argento to a painfully vivid dissection of the emotional fissures undermining a modern marriage. It s all set to an equally eclectic score co-written by Pink Floyd s Nick Mason.
Described by the distinguished critic David Thomson as "one of the great secret works in cinema", White of the Eye is one of the most bizarre and unforgettable thrillers ever made.
Brand new high definition digital transfer of the film from the original camera negative
High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the film, available in the UK for the first time
Original uncompressed Stereo PCM audio
Optional English SDH subtitles on the main feature
Audio commentary by Donald Cammell biographer Sam Umland
Donald Cammell: The Ultimate Performance This feature length documentary by Kevin Macdonald and Chris Rodley looks over the life and career of the rebel filmmaker and features interviews with Cammell and his closest friends, family and colleagues including Nicolas Roeg, Mick Jagger, Kenneth Anger, James Fox and many more
The Argument a 1972 short film by Cammell, gorgeously shot by Vilmos Zsigmond in the Utah Desert. Rediscovered and assembled by Cammell s regular editor Frank Mazzola in 1999, it is viewable with optional commentary by Sam Umland
Into the White an interview with co-cinematographer and Stedicam wizard Larry McConkey
Rare deleted scenes, newly transferred from the original camera negative, with commentary by Sam Umland
The flashback scenes as originally shot, prior to the bleach bypass processing that they underwent in the final film
Original theatrical trailer
Alternate credits sequence
Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Nathanael Marsh
Collector s booklet featuring new writing by Brad Stevens and Sam Umland, and a previously unpublished extract from the memoirs of producer Elliott Kastner, illustrated with original archive stills.
One of the great secret works in cinema --David Thomson
You have to see this movie --Dread Central
Filmed in the icy, yet spectacular manner of a Dario Argento film --DVD Beaver
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