“BURIED DESIRES AND CRUELTY, THE CHANCE ENCOUNTER BETWEEN THE INNOCENTS AND MISHIMA.” BERTRAND MANDICO
Jonathan Osborne, 13, lives with his mother Anne. At college, he is a member of a secret club led by a young sadistic despot who calls himself "The Chief." When he and Anne meet Jim Cameron, an American naval officer, the teenager immediately feels admiration for this “adventurer of the sea”. But when the latter engages in an increasingly serious relationship with his mother, his fascination gradually turns into jealousy...
Brilliant screenwriter for John Frankenheimer ( The Diabolical Operation ) or Martin Ritt (The Sicilian Brothers ), Lewis John Carlino signs his first production here with this adaptation of the famous Japanese novelist Yukio Mishima. Masterfully played by cult actor-singer Kris Kristofferson ( Heaven's Door ) and Swinging London icon Sarah Miles ( Ryan's Daughter ), The Sailor Who Fell from the Sea depicts a disturbing vision of the world of childhood confronting to that of adults. To be discovered for the first time on Blu-ray™!
THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM THE SEA by Lewis John Carlino (1976 - Colors - 105 mins) High Definition Master Original version with French subtitles Blu-ray edition
SUPPLEMENTS (IN HD)
. CRUELTY BATH (25 mins) “There are differences between the book and its adaptation. Mishima's work is a complex, nihilistic, die-hard work. The film is very English, with an English vice and perversion. » An original interview with Stéphane du Mesnildot, essayist and specialist in Asian cinema.
. TRAILER 2022
BD 50 • HIGH DEFINITION MASTER • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING Original Version / French Version DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 • French Subtitles 2.35 format respected • Colors • Film duration: 105 mins