Imprint Bundle Pack – July 2022
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27 July 2022
ADD THE NEXT SET OF IMPRINT FILMS TO YOUR COLLECTION!
Directed By Jim Sheridan: Four Irish Films (1989-1997) – Imprint Collection #138-141)
Jim Sheridan was a prominent figure of the New Wave of Irish filmmaking in the 1990s. His work has always been praised for his balance between mainstream entertainment and social statements on Irish issues.
My Left Foot (1989), which marked the first of three successful collaborations with actor and fellow Irishman Daniel Day-Lewis including In The Name Of The Father (1993) & The Boxer (1997) all which earned universal acclaim.
His second film The Field (1990) (making it’s Blu-ray debut in this box) was overlooked at the time of release and is now ripe for re-appraisal with praised performances from Richard Harris, Sean Bean & John Hurt.
This limited-edition collection brings all four films together for the first time with stunning HD presentations, newly produced interviews, commentaries & features all confirming that Sheridan is a powerful force behind the camera.
1989 My Left Foot
1990 The Field
1993 In the Name Of the Father
1997 The Boxer
Limited Edition 4 Disc Hard box set. 1000 copies.
My Left Foot (1989) – Imprint Collection #138
Based on the story of Christy Brown, this highly acclaimed film depicts his struggle for a normal life. Born with cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family, Christy was able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds. With the help of his strong-willed and dedicated family and his own sheer courage and determination, he learns to grapple with life’s simple physical tasks and develops into a brilliant painter, poet and author.
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Fiona Shaw and Ruth McCabe.
Winner of two Academy Awards® including Best Actor, Daniel Day-Lewis (1989) and winner of two BAFTAs including Best Actor, Daniel Day-Lewis (1989).
The Field (1990) – Imprint Collection #139
“Bull” McCabe’s family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land. And when the widow who owns the field decides to sell the field in a public auction, McCabe knows that he must own it. But while no one in the village would dare bid against him, an American with deep pockets decides that he needs the field to build a highway. The Bull and his son decide to convince the American to give up bidding on the field, but things go horribly wrong.
Starring Richard Harris, Sean Bean, John Hurt, Ruth McCabe and Brenda Fricker.
Based on the John B Keane Play, Richard Harris received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for his performance as “Bull McCabe” in this dark but much overlooked film.
In the Name of the Father (1993) – Imprint Collection #140
Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, In the Name of the Father tells the riveting true story of one man’s 15-year struggle and ultimate triumph over a terrible injustice.
Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis gives an impassioned performance as Gerry Conlon, a petty thief in 1970s London, who is forced to confess to a savage terrorist bombing that he did not commit. When he and his father (Pete Postlethwaite) are both sentenced to life imprisonment, he finds a fiercely dedicated lawyer (Emma Thompson), to help clear his father’s name and expose the truth behind one of the most shameful legal events in recent history.
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, John Lynch, Emma Thompson and Pete Postlethwaite.
The Boxer (1997) – Imprint Collection #141
Academy Award-winner Daniel Day-Lewis (In The Name Of The Father, My Left Foot) and Academy Award-nominee Emily Watson (Breaking the Waves) are star-crossed lovers torn between unquestioning loyalty to the ties of tradition and the passion they share in one of the year’s most critically-acclaimed films from Academy Award-nominated director Jim Sheridan.
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson and Brian Cox.
The Music of Chance (1993) – Imprint Collection #142
Whilst traveling across America living off the money from a large inheritance, ex-fireman Nashe (Mandy Patinkin) has a chance meeting with Pozzi (James Spader), a professional gambler and card shark. Nashe agrees to fund the penniless Pozzi in a game of poker against two eccentric millionaires, Flower and Stone, in an attempt to regain some of his spent fortune. His gamble has unforeseen and bizarre consequences for both himself and Pozzi.
Highly underrated cult gem from the early 90’s. Directed by acclaimed American artist, screenwriter and filmmaker Philip Haas and based on the novel by author Paul Auster.
Starring Mandy Patinkin, James Spader, M. Emmet Walsh, Charles Durning, Joel Grey, Samantha Mathis & Chris Penn.
“The Music of Chance is an artfully constructed trap. Like a lobster pot, a labyrinth or a game of poker, it draws you in and doesn’t let you” – Washington Post
The Beast (1988) (Imprint Collection #143)
A Soviet tank unit led by Commander Daskal (George Dzundza) destroys a village in Afghanistan in 1981. Taj (Steven Bauer), a member of the village, vows revenge and pursues him, along with the mujahideen.
Kevin Reynolds’ The Beast is universally considered one of the most underrated films of the 1980’s. It’s a harrowing yet gripping feature with unforgettable performances.
Starring Jason Patric, Stephen Bauer & Stephen Baldwin.
“Intense” – LA Times
“Remarkably courageous” – Chicago Tribune
“Tough and ripping” – Time Out
Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead (1993) (Imprint Collection #144)
When a powerful mob boss (Christopher Walken – Pulp Fiction) gives ex-gangster Jimmy the Saint (Andy Garcia) one last job, it’s an offer he can’t refuse! But when someone gets killed, Jimmy and his partners are marked for death, leaving Jimmy just 48 hours to put things right for his buddies and the woman of his dreams (beautiful Gabrielle Anwar – Scent Of A Woman)!
Acclaimed by critics worldwide, Things To Do In Denver When You’re Dead delivers sensational edge-of-your-seat entertainment!
Starring Andy Garcia, Christopher Walken, Treat Williams, Christopher Lloyd & Steve Buscemi.
“A quirky and inventive thriller” – Rolling Stone
Nobody’s Fool (1995) (Imprint Collection #145)
Paul Newman earned an Oscar nomination plus Best Actor honors from the National Society of Film Critics and New York Film Critics Circle for his portrayal of Sully, a like-able working stiff who’s made a lifetime of bad decisions. But he unexpectedly has a chance to make right on some of them when his estranged son—and grandson—drop into his life.
Directed by Robert Benton (Twilight) and starring Paul Newman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Melanie Griffith, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy & Pruitt Taylor Vince.
“Nobody’s Fool shines with intelligence and grace” – Entertainment Weekly
Whore (1991) (Imprint Collection #146)
Betrayed by her husband, Liz (Theresa Russell) is trapped by poverty and struggling to support her baby. After taking cash to go on a date she begins her life on the street, but falls victim to a brutal assault. After becoming increasingly dependent on a pimp, she realizes she must find a way out, but her pimp has other ideas.
Ken Russell’s Whore is the confronting story of a jaded L.A. prostitute told through flashbacks of her past brutal marriage, inhumane abuse and her time on the streets.
Directed by Ken Russell and starring Theresa Russell, Benjamin Mouton, Elizabeth Morehead & Antonio Fargas. Screenplay by Ken Russell and Deborah Dalton and is based on David Hines’ monologue, Bondage.
“Whore is a deglamourized, hard-hitting surrealistic portrait of prostitution” – New York Times
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