The Long Goodbye Blu-Ray

The Long Goodbye Blu-Ray
The Long Goodbye Blu-Ray The Long Goodbye Blu-Ray
When private eye Philip Marlowe (Elliott Gould) is visited by an old friend, this sets in train a series of events in which he’s hired to search for a missing novelist (Sterling Hayden) and finds himself on the wrong side of vicious gangsters. So far so faithful to Raymond Chandler, but Robert Altman’s inspired adaptation of the writer’s most personal novel takes his legendary detective and relocates him to the selfish, hedonistic culture of 1970s Hollywood, where he finds that his old-fashioned notions of honour and loyalty carry little weight, and even his smoking (universal in film noir) is now frowned upon. Widely misunderstood at the time, The Long Goodbye is now regarded as one of Altman’s best films and one of the outstanding American films of its era, with Gould’s shambling, cat-obsessed Marlowe ranking alongside more outwardly faithful interpretations by Humphrey Bogart and Robert Mitchum.

Special Features
High Definition Presentation Of The Film From A Digital Transfer By Mgm Studios (1080p), Original Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM Audio, Isolated Music And Effects Soundtrack, Optional English SDH Subtitles For The Deaf And Hearing Impaired, Rip Van Marlowe: An Interview With Director Robert Altman And Star Elliott Gould, Vilmos Zsigmond Flashes The Long Goodbye: An Interview With The Legendary Cinematographer, Giggle And Give In: Paul Joyce’s Acclaimed Documentary Profile Of Robert Altman, With Contributions From Altman, Gould, Shelley Duvall, Assistant Director Alan Rudolph And Screenwriter Joan Tewkesbury, Elliott Gould Q&A: The Star Discusses The Film With Crime Novelist Michael Connelly, David Thompson On Robert Altman: The Editor Of Altman On Altman And Producer Of The BBC’s Robert Altman In England Talks About The Long Goodbye‘S Place In Altman’s Filmography, Tom Williams On Raymond Chandler: The Novelist's Biographer Outlines THis Life And Work And Discusses Altman’s Adaptation Of The Long Goodbye, Maxim Jakubowski On Hard Boiled Fiction: The Crime Writer And Critic Discusses The Emergence Of Hard Boiled Detective Characters From the Pages Of The Pulp Magazines From The 1920s Through To The 1950s, Original Theatrical Trailer, Radio Spots, Reversible Sleeve Featuring The Original Poster And Newly Commissioned Artwork By Jay Shaw, Booklet Featuring New Writing On The Film By Brad Stevens, An Archive Interview With Screenwriter Leigh Brackett, A New Interview With Alan Rudolph, And An American Cinematographer Article Discussing Zsigmond’s Unique Treatment Of The Film, Illustrated With Original Archive Stills And Posters
Specifications
Aspect Ratio2.35:1
AudioEnglish Mono PCM 1.0
BBFC18
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastJim Bouton,Jo Ann Brody,David Arkin,Elliott Gould,Enrique Lucero,Henry Gibson,Jack Knight,Pepe Callahan,Stephen Coit,Sterling Hayden,Vincent Palmieri,Warren Berlinger,Mark Rydell,Nina van Pallandt,Pancho Cordova
ColourColour
DirectorRobert Altman
Discs1
FormatIncludes - Booklet
FormatBlu-ray
HOH (Hard of Hearing)Yes
LanguageEnglish
RegionBlu-Ray B
Released2013-12-16
Run Time112
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1973

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