A game of fools and desire adapted from a novel by Jim Thompson
A former boxer named Kevin Collins lands in a small California town after escaping from a psychiatric hospital. He quickly meets Fay Anderson, a pretty drinking widow, and Uncle Bud, a corrupt ex-policeman. The latter foments a bad shot and offers Kevin to join them. At first reluctant, the young man ends up accepting...
Set in the arid and scorching landscapes of California, After Dark, My Sweet is nevertheless a model of modern film noir. In this adaptation by American novelist Jim Thompson, director James Foley ( Like a Mad Dog ) depicts a dark, melancholy world where passion trumps reason, but betrayal is never far away. Alternately shabby and endearing, Jason Patric ( Speed 2: Heading for Danger ) is remarkably ambiguous. An uncompromising work to discover for the first time on Blu-ray™ and DVD!
AFTER DARK, MY SWEET by James Foley (1990 - Colors - 111 mn) New HD restoration Original version + French version
Available in single Blu-ray or DVD editions
. LIGHT ON A BLACK FILM (32 mins) In this unpublished interview, director James Foley talks about the shock felt when reading Jim Thompson's novel and goes into detail about the film adaptation that followed, in total harmony with his aspirations as an author.
* in HD on the Blu-ray Disc™ version
BD 50 • HIGH DEFINITION MASTER • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING Original Version / French Version DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 • French Subtitles 2.35 format respected • Colors • Film length: 111 mins
DVD 9 •NEW RESTORED MASTER• PAL • MPEG-2 ENCODING Original Version / French Version Dolby Digital 2.0 French Subtitles • 2.35 format respected • 16/9 compatible 4/3 • Colors Film length: 107 mins