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    A Fish Called Wanda

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    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 108 Mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    "The funniest movie I have seen in a long time." Roger Ebert

    In 1988, John Cleese, former Python and the mastermind behind Fawlty Towers, teamed up with the veteran Ealing Comedy director Charles Crichton (The Lavender Hill Mob) to produce another classic of British comedy.

    Cleese plays Archie Leach, a weak-willed barrister who finds himself embroiled with a quartet of ill-matched jewel thieves two American con artists played by Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin Kline, Michael Palin s animal-loving hitman and London gangster Tom Georgeson when Georgeson is arrested. Only he and Palin know the whereabouts of the diamonds, prompting plenty of farce and in-fighting as well as some embarrassing nudity and the unfortunate demise of some innocent pooches...

    Nominated* for three Academy Awards® and winning one for Kline s outstanding supporting turn as the psychopathic Otto, A Fish Called Wanda has stood the test of time, earning its rightful place among its creators remarkable comedy pedigree.

    Special Features:

    ◾Brand-new 4K restoration from the original negative, produced by Arrow Films exclusively for this release
    ◾High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
    ◾Original English mono audio (uncompressed LPCM) and 5.1 DTS-HD soundtracks
    ◾Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
    ◾Commentary by writer and star John Cleese
    ◾John Cleese's Final Farewell Performance, a 1988 documentary on the making of A Fish Called Wanda featuring interviews with actors Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Palin, Kevin Kline and director Charles Crichton
    ◾Something Fishy, a 15th anniversary retrospective documentary featuring interviews with Cleese, Curtis, Kline and Palin, producer Michael Shamberg, executive producer Steve Abbott and director of photography Alan Hume
    ◾On Location, a documentary on the film s locations hosted by Robert Powell
    ◾Brand-new appreciation by Vic Pratt of the BFI National Archive
    ◾Brand-new interview with production designer Roger Murray-Leach
    ◾26 deleted/alternative scenes with introductions by Cleese
    ◾A Message from John Cleese, a tongue-in-cheek introduction recorded for the film s original release
    ◾Trivia track
    ◾Theatrical trailer
    ◾Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jacey

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    Directed By:
    Charles Crichton

    Written By:

    John Cleese
    Michael Palin
    Kevin Kline
    Jamie Lee Curtis
    Charles Crichton

    Arrow Video

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