FILMS NOIRS BOX SET: DEATH INSURANCE / KILLERS - 2 Blu-ray
BD • Original Version / French Version DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 French Subtitles • 1.33 format respected THE KILLERS
comics • Original Version / French Version DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 French Subtitles • 1.33 format respected
BLU-RAY 1 - DEATH INSURANCE EXTRAS (IN HD):
. AUDIO COMMENTARY (VOSTF) From film historian Nick Redman and screenwriter Lem Dobbs (Dark City, The Englishman).
. SHADOWS OF SUSPENSE(38 mins) An original documentary on the film where specialists of the genre such as Eddie Muller, Alain Silver and the writer James Ellroy ( Le Dahlia noir ) meet through interviews.
. THE LAST CIGARETTE(38 mins) Exclusive to the French DVD edition. An investigation into the artistic motivations of Billy Wilder and the conduct of a character who has become one of the genre's most iconic criminals.
BLU-RAY 2 - THE KILLERS SUPPLEMENTS (IN HD)
. HEMINGWAY / SIODMAK (23 mins) From Hemingway's short story to Siodmak's film noir, a study of the adaptation of The Killers by Marguerite Chabrol, film teacher at the University of Paris X.
. INTERVIEW WITH HERVÉ DUMONT (16 mins) A return to the genesis, themes and aesthetics of The Killers by Hervé Dumont, Director of the Cinémathèque Suisse and author of the essay Robert Siodmak, Le maître du film noir .
.EXPRESSIONISM IN BLACK AND WHITE (16 mn) A reading of the film through the music of Miklós Rózsa by Christian Lauliac, specialist in film music.
. THE BOXER WITHOUT CONFESSION (15 mins) An analysis of the place of the character of Burt Lancaster at the heart of the funereal aesthetics of film noir by Pierre Berthomieu, a specialist in Hollywood cinema.
. "THE KILLERS" RADIO VERSION (30 mn) A radio adaptation set in pictures with Burt Lancaster and Shelley Winters in the title roles.
. "THE KILLERS" BY ANDREÏ TARKOVSKI (1956 – B&W – 21 mn) Andrei Tarkovsky's first student short film. A faithful adaptation of the short story The Killers by Ernest Hemingway.