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    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 17/6/2016 18:04
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    That Cold Day in the Park

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    How far will a 32 year-old virgin go to possess a 19 year-old boy?
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 113 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Just prior to his career breakthrough  M*A*S*H*, Robert Altman made this memorably unsettling psychological thriller, which originally premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

    Frances Austen, a young, wealthy spinster, invites a mute teenager into her apartment after finding him freezing in the park next to where she lives. Despite her best efforts, their lack of communication only increases her sense of loneliness, as her possessiveness spirals into frightening new realms.

    A remarkable central performance by Sandy Dennis anchors this fascinating, haunting tale, anticipating Altman’s subsequent studies of female psychological breakdown, Images and 3 Women. Shot by László Kovács (Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces) with Altman’s trademark long lenses and drifting zooms, as well as intriguing experimentation with sound, That Cold Day in the Park is a long-neglected gem from an American master. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present its UK home video premiere in a new Dual-Format edition.

    Special Features:
    • New high-definition master
    • Uncompressed audio on the Blu-ray
    • New video interview with critic and filmmaker David Thompson, editor of Altman on Altman
    • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired
    • PLUS: A booklet featuring new writing and archival images

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 Colour

    Directed By:
    Robert Altman

    Written By:

    Sandy Dennis
    Michael Burns
    Susanne Benton

    Soundtrack By:
    Johnny Mandel

    Director of Photography:
    László Kovács

    Danford B. Greene

    Donald Factor
    Leon Mirell

    Eureka! The Masters of Cinema

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