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After Dark: Neo Noir Cinema Collection One (Imprint Collection #124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129)

AUD$179.95

In stock

Number of Blu-ray Discs

6

Rating

R

Release Date

25th May, 2022

Runtime (in minutes)

662

Product Code IMP3001

This six disc limited edition collection brings together some of the best directors and actors in six crime soaked tales of hard-boiled detectives, seductive women, mistaken identity and suspense, in the best tradition of the shadowy world of Neo Noir Cinema!

This six-disc limited edition collection brings together some of the best directors and actors in six crime-soaked tales of hard-boiled detectives, seductive women, mistaken identity, and suspense, in the best tradition of the shadowy world of Neo Noir Cinema!

Includes After Dark My Sweet (1990), Rush (1991), One False Move (1992), Mortal Thoughts (1992), Flesh & Bone (1993), and Twilight (1998).

Limited Edition 6 Disc Hard box with 60-page booklet featuring essays from Film Critics Walter Chaw & Peter Galvin. 2000 copies.

 

After Dark My Sweet (1990) – Imprint Collection #124

An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both into helping kidnap a rich boy for ransom money, and the ex-fighter must make decisions about his loyalties and what is right.

Directed by James Foley, After Dark My Sweet is generally considered one of the most
underrated films of the 1990’s. Starring Jason Patric, Rachel Ward & Bruce Dern.  

“After Dark, My Sweet remains one of the purest and most uncompromising of modern films noir” – Roger Ebert

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio commentary by director James Foley (2022)
  • NEW Audio commentary by film critic Travis Woods (2022)
  • Light on a Film Noir – interview with director James Foley (2021)
  • NEW Primal Precipice – interview with actor Jason Patric (2022)
  • NEW Call Me Uncle Bud – interview with actor Bruce Dern (2022)
  • NEW A Psychotic of Goodwill – interview with Jim Thompson expert Robert Polito (2022)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English HOH subtitles

Mortal Thoughts  (1991) – Imprint Collection #125

Demi Moore, Glenne Headly, Bruce Willis and Harvey Keitel star in this riveting psychological thriller about two best friends caught in a complex web of violence and betrayal.

Told in a series of haunting flashbacks, the story unfolds as a determined police detective (Keitel)
questions New Jersey housewife, Cynthia Kellogg (Moore), about the death of her best friend’s abusive husband (brilliantly played by Willis). The two desperate women are reluctantly pushed toward the shocking, violent climax.

“Intricate, intellectually satisfying and emotionally involving murder mystery” – New York Magazine

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio commentary by film scholar Adrian Martin (2022)
  • NEW Murder Most Foul – interview with executive producer Taylor Hackford (2022)
  • NEW Troubled Dreams: The Art and Style of Mortal Thoughts – interview with production designer Howard Cummings and art director Bob Shaw (2022)
  • NEW Fatal Flashback: Scoring Mortal Thoughts – interview with composer Mark Isham (2022)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English subtitles

Rush (1991) – Imprint Collection #126

What happens when two cops stop loving their job…and start living it?

This ’emotionally riveting, powerful and unsparing film (Variety) exposes the plight of two narcotics officers who cross the line…and become enmeshed in the dangerous but intoxicating underbelly of the drug world.

“Head-swivelling directorial debut of Lili Fini Zanuck lays out a tough masculine scenario” – Variety

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • Audio commentary by director Lili Fini Zanuck
  • NEW Audio commentary by entertainment journalist and author Bryan Reesman (2022)
  • NEW Not for Beauty’s Sake – interview with actor Jason Patric (2022)
  • NEW Going To Work – interview with director Lili Fini Zanuck (2022)
  • NEW Psychologically True – interview with novelist Kim Wozencraft (2022)
  • NEW She’s Got An Edge To Her video essay on Rush by Chris O’Neill (2022)
  • Filming Rush – vintage featurette
  • Tears in Heaven – music video by Eric Clapton
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
  • Audio English DTS HD 5.1 Surround + LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English HOH subtitles

One False Move (1992) – Imprint Collection #127

They did it for money. For power. And for fun.

Two ruthless drug dealers commit a brutal mass murder in Los Angeles and are forced to flee the state. And when Fantasia, their beautiful accomplice, begs to go home to Arkansas, she unwittingly leads them into the eye of the hurricane.

Carl Franklin’s Neo Noir masterpiece finally gets the deluxe treatment in HD. Written by Billy Bob Thornton & Tom Epperson.

“On the very short list of great movies about violent criminals, “One False Move” deserves a place of honor” – Roger Ebert

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • Audio commentary by the film’s director Carl Franklin
  • NEW Audio commentary by director Shaka King and producer Brandon Harris (2022)
  • NEW Feeding The Soul interview with actor Michael Beach (2022)
  • NEW Finding My Voice interview with actress Cynda Williams (2022)
  • NEW Truth and Rhythm interview with editor Carole Kravetz Aykanian (2022)
  • NEW Hurricane and Fantasia – video essay by Chris O’Neill (2022)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English subtitles

Flesh & Bone (1993) – Imprint Collection #128

Arlis Sweeney (Dennis Quaid) leads a life as simple and unchanging as his native West Texas plains. He stocks vending machines, moving from town to town and from one familiar lover to another. Kay Davies (Meg Ryan) also calls the road her home. Running from a broken marriage, she doesn’t know where she’s headed, but any place is better than where she’s been. Fate brings them together and gives them a future, until a figure from the past–Arlis’s father (James Caan)–awakens a memory as deep and dark as a grave: a family history written in cold blood. From the writer of The Fabulous Baker Boys and Wonder Boys, and co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow in her first major feature film role.

“A provocative film-noir homage” – Washington Post

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio commentary by director/screenwriter Steve Kloves (2022)
  • NEW A Tradition of Tragedies – interview with editor Mia Goldman (2022)
  • NEW All About Place – interview with production designer Jon Hutman (2022)
  • Archival interviews with James Caan, Gwyneth Paltrow and Dennis Quaid (1993)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
  • Audio English DTS HD 5.1 Surround + LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English subtitles

Twilight (1998) – Imprint Collection #129

Screen legend Paul Newman heads a luminous cast in this acclaimed whodunit packed with stars and suspense. He plays Harry Ross, a burned-out private eye who’s plunged into a murder mystery tied to a long-unsolved case of Hollywood dreams, schemes, and cover-ups.

With Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, James Garner, Stockard Channing, and Reese Witherspoon all among the locals who inhabit a Tinseltown world of privilege and sleaze, sexuality, and desperation, trust and double-cross.

“Twilight is a class act in a classic genre” – New York Times

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio commentary by film critics Alain Silver and James Ursini (2022)
  • NEW Audio commentary by film critics Alexei Toliopoulos and Blake Howard (2022)
  • NEW Reflecting on Noir – interview with editor Carol Littleton (2022)
  • NEW Elmer’s Twilight – interview with film music historian Daniel Schweiger (2022)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
  • Audio English DTS HD 5.1 Surround + LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English subtitles