A BREATHTAKING THRILLER IN SUBLIME BLACK AND WHITE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE SERVANT
"IN FULL MACCARTHYSM, JOSEPH LOSEY MADE A VIRTUOSO AND EXCITING ADVOCACY AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY." TELERAMA
Uponhis release from rehab, David Graham learns that his son Alec has been sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend. There are only twenty-four hours left before the sentence is carried out. Convinced of his innocence, David arrives in London to lead the investigation and discover the identity of the true assassin. During this nightmarish day, he will also have to fight against his own demons...
Time Without Pity is a decisive work in the career of Joseph Losey, an American filmmaker exiled to the United Kingdom in 1953 to escape McCarthyism. By filming the mad dash of a man in search of the truth, the future director of The Servant and Monsieur Klein delivers a breathless thriller that blasts the codes of crime film and captivates with its sublime use of black and white. In the role of this father ready to make any sacrifice to save his son, Michael Redgrave ( A woman disappears , The Innocents ) is truly overwhelming. Unreleased on Blu-ray™, Temps sans pitité is an uncompromising work to be discovered in its new 2K restoration!
TIME WITHOUT PITY by Joseph Losey (1957 - Black & White - 88 mins) Original version with French subtitles Blu-ray or DVD edition
.AN TIME WITHOUT PITY (21 mn) For the characters in Joseph Losey's film, time is merciless; but it is also the time that is without pity. Michel Ciment, publishing director of the review Positif and author of the Livre de Losey , shows how, in Temps sans pitié ,the filmmaker questions political, journalistic and judicial powers in line with his anti-McCarthyist thought.
. TRAILER 2020
* in HD on the Blu-ray Disc™ version
BD 50 • HIGH DEFINITION MASTER • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING Original Version DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 • French Subtitles 1.37 format respected • Black & White • Film length: 88 mins
DVD 9 • NEW RESTORED MASTER• PAL • MPEG-2 ENCODING Original Version Dolby Digital 1.0 • French Subtitles 1.33 format respected • 4/3 • Black & White • Film length: 85 mins