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    Unique ID Code: 0000190524
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 2/6/2018 16:30
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    The Defiant Ones

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    They couldn't like each other less. They couldn't need each other more.
    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 96 mins
    Retail Price: £17.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Synopsis:
    Stanley Kramer's ground-breaking film starring Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier...

    Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture, Stanley Kramer s The Defiant Ones broke new ground by delivering its message of racial tolerance through a fast-moving blend of action and suspense. It remains a raw, powerful film that is as exciting as it is moving, real and literate.

    John Joker Jackson (Tony Curtis;The Vikings, Some Like It Hot) and Noah Cullen (Sidney Poitier; Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, In the Heat of the Night) are two convicts on the run. Escaping from a Southern work gang, the two men are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by an unbridled hatred towards each other. Relentlessly pursued by a bloodthirsty posse, they must put aside their differences if they are going to survive.

    Highly acclaimed upon release for its directing, writing, cinematography and acting, (Sidney Poitier won numerous awards for his role, including the coveted Silver Bear for Best Actor) The Defiant Ones remains one of the most influential films of its era, and Eureka Classics is proud to present the film on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK in a special Dual Format edition.

    Special Features:
    Original Theatrical Trailer
    A new video interview with critic & author Kim Newman

    Video Tracks:
    1.66:1 pillarboxed 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English

    Directed By:
    Stanley Kramer

    Written By:


    Starring:
    Lon Chaney Jr.
    Charles McGraw
    Theodore Bikel
    Sidney Poitier
    Tony Curtis

    Soundtrack By:
    Ernest Gold

    Director of Photography:
    Sam Leavitt

    Editor:
    Frederic Knudtson

    Costume Designer:
    Joe King

    Production Designer:
    Rudolph Sternad

    Producer:
    Stanley Kramer

    Distributor:
    Eureka Entertainment

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