Directed by Michael Apted
Murder, seduction and intrigue in the Kremlin! Adapted by Dennis Potter (Dreamchild) from the bestselling novel by Martin Cruz Smith, Gorky Park is a gripping and brilliant thriller starring screen greats William Hurt (Body Heat) and Lee Marvin (Prime Cut). When three murder victims are discovered in Moscow’s Gorky Park—their faces and fingertips removed—detective Arkady Renko (Hurt) is determined to identify the bodies and find the killer. But when the clues point toward the involvement of the KGB, Renko is hunted by the secret police and confronted by an intricate web of deception and treachery reaching to the highest political levels. Directed by Michael Apted (Thunderheart, The World Is Not Enough) and with an excellent supporting cast that includes Joanna Pacula (The Kiss), Brian Dennehy (F/X), Ian Bannen (The Offence), Michael Elphick (Ordeal by Innocence), Richard Griffiths (Withnail & I), Alexander Knox (Accident) and Ian McDiarmid (Return of the Jedi).
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"William Hurt is superb as a Moscow militia detective caught between his desires to be simply a good cop and the unfathomable motives of the secret Soviet government, all complicated by an unexpected love for Joanna Pacula." - VARIETY
"It remains a taut, clever thriller throughout, with Mr. Apted's direction establishing its intensity immediately and sustaining it well."- THE NEW YORK TIMES
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- Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
- Color: Color