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A Pure Formality (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Giuseppe Tornatore
Available Date : 03/17/2020
Release Year : 1994
Running Time : 111
UPC : 738329243760
Country : France, Italy
Language: French with English subtitles
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From Giuseppe Tornatore, the acclaimed director of Cinema Paradiso, The Legend of 1900, The Best Offer and Malena, comes this dark and mysterious thriller with top-notch performances by Gérard Depardieu (Buffet Froid, Green Card) and Roman Polanski (The Fearless Vampire Killers, A Generation). Onoff (Depardieu) is a famed author who hasn’t published anything in years and has become a recluse. One rainy night, he is picked up by the police, who find him running across the French countryside in the rain, breathless, without any identification and apparently suffering from short-term memory loss. A murder has been committed in the nearby woods, and suspecting Onoff’s involvement, the authorities detain him at a dark, leaky command post to await the arrival of the Inspector (Polanski), who’s ironically a fan of Onoff’s work. Through painstaking interrogatory dialectic, the Inspector delves into Onoff’s mind, and brings the writer to a new and unexpected realization. Music by legendary maestro Ennio Morricone (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Sicilian Clan).

Product Extras :

NEW Audio Commentary by Entertainment Journalist and Author Bryan Reesman

Optional English Subtitles

Dual-Layered BD50 Disc


Publish Date : 2020-02-18
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  • Giuseppe Tornatore - Director
  • Gérard Depardieu - Actor
  • Roman Polanski - Actor
  • Sergio Rubini - Actor
  • Nicola Di Pinto - Actor
  • Tano Cimarosa - Actor
  • Paolo Lombardi - Actor
  • Maria Rosa Spagnolo - Actor
  • Alberto Sironi - Actor

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