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The Asphalt Jungle (Blu-Ray)

Director: John Huston
Blu-Ray (region A), 1950
379 SEK
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NOTE: This is a Region-A Blu-Ray which requires a region free Blu-Ray player.

In a smog-choked city somewhere in the American Midwest, an aging criminal mastermind, newly released from prison, hatches a plan for a million-dollar jewel heist and draws a wealthy lawyer and a cherry-picked trio of outlaws into his carefully devised but inevitably doomed scheme. Anchored by an abundance of nuanced performances from a gifted ensemble—including a tight-jawed Sterling Hayden and a sultry Marilyn Monroe in her breakout role—this gritty crime classic by John Huston climaxes in a meticulously detailed anatomy of a robbery that has reverberated through the genre ever since. An uncommonly naturalistic view of a seamy underworld, The Asphalt Junglepainstakingly depicts the calm professionalism and toughness of its gangster heroes while evincing a remarkable depth of compassion for their all-too-human fragility, and it showcases a master filmmaker at the height of his powers.

Special features:
– New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
– Audio commentary from 2004 by film historian Drew Casper, featuring archival recordings of actor James Whitmore
– Pharos of Chaos, a 1983 documentary about actor Sterling Hayden
– New interviews with film noir historian Eddie Muller and cinematographer John Bailey
– Archival footage of writer-director John Huston discussing the film
– Episode of the television program City Lights from 1979 featuring Huston
– Audio excerpts of archival interviews with Huston
– Trailer
– PLUS: An essay by critic Geoffrey O’Brien

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  • Barcode: 715515190619
  • Language: English
  • Subtitle: English
  • Country: USA
  • Studio: Criteron
  • Year: 1950
  • Screen ratio: Fullscreen

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