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Imprint Bundle Pack – September 2022

AUD$210.00

Number of Blu-ray Discs

7

Release Date

28 September 2022

Product Code IMP-PACK20

ADD THE NEXT SET OF IMPRINT FILMS TO YOUR COLLECTION!

Dersu Uzala (1975) – Imprint Collection #158

Dersu Uzala is the enthralling tale of an eccentric Mongolian frontiersman (Maxim Munzuk) who is taken on as a guide by a Soviet surveying crew. While the soldiers at first perceive Dersu as a naive and comical relic of an uncivilized age, he quickly proves himself otherwise with displays of ingenuity and bravery unmatched by any member of the inexperienced mapping team, on more than one occasion becoming their unlikely saviour. An amazing true story based on the memoir by Russian explorer Vladimir Arsenyev. Filmed in the far reaches of Siberia, it took over two years for Director Akira Kurosawa to complete this timeless masterpiece of cinema which was shot in 70mm and was honoured with the Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film in 1976.

Barfly (1987) – Imprint Collection #159

Henry Chinaski (Mickey Rourke) is a talented writer of prolific prose; unfortunately, he’s also a skid-row alcoholic with a violent temper. He picks fights nightly with Eddie (Frank Stallone), the bartender at the local watering hole, the Golden Horn, and lives in a seedy tenement, stealing food and trying to scrape together enough money for booze. Fellow alcoholic Willa Wilcox (Faye Dunaway) catches Henry’s eye at the bar one afternoon and although she has a reputation for being unstable, the two embark on a relationship with each other and the bottle.

Based on a semiautobiographical short story by poet and screenwriter Charles Bukowski and directed by Barbet Schroeder, BARFLY offers insight into the world of the alcoholic, where all that matters is the next drink.

Limited 2 Disc Hard box edition.

The Road Home (1999) – Imprint Collection #160

When his father dies, Luo Yushengreturns from the city to his childhood village where his father was the much-revered local teacher. But what begins as a short trip to bury his father becomes much more when he learns his mother wants a traditional burial for her beloved husband. She wants to have him carried by foot, honoring the belief that a body returned this way will never forget the road home. As Yusheng enlists the men needed to fulfill her wishes, the story of his parents’ love affair unfolds.

From the award-winning director Zhang Yimou (Raise the Red Lantern) comes a romantic drama whose story is as beautiful as the cinematography. THE ROAD HOME will take you on an unforgettable journey filled with romance, culture and tradition.

Blue Chips (1994) – Imprint Collection #161

Championship-winning coach Pete Bell (Nick Nolte) runs the cleanest program in collegiate basketball. But when he finds himself on the brink of his first losing season, Bell decides he must make a risky trade to protect his job: under-the-table dollars for talent. Betraying his conscience and the trust of his ex-wife (Mary McDonnell), bell signs the nation’s “blue chips”. Now Bell has the best team money can buy… but is he prepared to pay the price?

Directed by William Friedkin (The Exorcist, Sorcerer), this acclaimed film is considered one the best sports films ever made giving an honest inside look into the competitive world of college basketball.

Lolita (1997) – Imprint Collection #162

Respectable schoolteacher Humbert Hubert (Jeremy Irons) marries his landlady Charlotte Haze (Melanie Griffith) so that he can get closer to her young daughter Lolita (Dominique Swain), with whom he is madly in love. His unfulfilled desire for the girl brings him to the edge of insanity and threatens to destroy the object of his obsession.

‘Fatal Attraction’ director Adrian Lyne courts controversy again with this adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s infamous novel.

Harem (1985) – Imprint Collection #163

A young American woman (Nastassja Kinski) is kidnapped by an Arabian sheik (Ben Kingsley) and held captive in his harem. At first, she tries to escape, but as they get to know and appreciate each other the difference between captor and captive dissolves.

Nastassja Kinski and Ben Kingsley bring life to this beautifully photographed sensual romantic drama.

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