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    Unique ID Code: 0000169695
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 30/7/2015 15:34
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    Cemetery Without Crosses

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    aka The Rope and the Colt
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 90 Minutes
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Inspired by the international success of the Dollars trilogy, and dedicated to director Sergio Leone, Cemetery Without Crosses offers a Gallic spin on the Spaghetti Western formula thanks to its star and creator, Robert Hossein (best-known to English-speaking audiences for his role in Jules Dassin’s Rififi).

    After her husband is lynched by bandits, Michèle Mercier (Mario Bava’s Black Sabbath) seeks revenge and turns to an old friend, played by Hossein, for help. A solitary figure who lives in a ghost town and dons a single black glove before each gunfight, Hossein is initially reluctant but soon infiltrates the widow’s enemies to force a showdown.

    Cemetery Without Crosses is a darker breed of Western, bleak and melancholy in tone amid the explosive set pieces. It also boasts an outstanding score by composer André Hossein (father of Robert) and the catchiest of themes, sung by cult figure Scott Walker.

    Special Features:
    Brand new 2K restoration of the film from original film elements

    · High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations

    · Original Italian and English soundtracks in uncompressed PCM mono audio

    · Newly translated English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack

    · Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack

    · Remembering Sergio – an all-new interview with star and director Robert Hossein, filmed exclusively for this release

    · French television news report on the film’s making, containing interviews with Hossein, and actors Michèle Mercier and Serge Marquand

    · Archive interview with Hossein

    · Original theatrical trailer

    · Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sean Phillips

    · Illustrated collector’s booklet containing new writing by Ginette Vincendeau and Rob Young

    Video Tracks:
    1.66:1 Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    Mono 1.0 Italian / English

    Directed By:
    Robert Hossein

    Written By:

    Michèle Mercier
    Robert Hossein

    Soundtrack By:
    André Hossein

    Director of Photography:
    Henri Persin

    Marie-Sophie Dubus

    Costume Designer:
    Rosine Delamare

    Production Designer:
    Jean Mandaroux

    Jean-Pierre Labatut

    Executive Producer:
    Jean-Charles Raffini


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