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Jackie Brown (UK)

6 / 10
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Six players after half a million dollars. But who`s playing who?
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 148 mins
Retail Price: £15.99
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Samuel L Jackson is a overseas weapon merchant who has a half million dollars currently sitting in Mexico. He recruits Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) an air stewardess for a small Mexican airline, to bring the cash back into the country for him. Of course the cops are on to her, and are out to get Jackson. She has other plans however, and along with Max Cherry, a bailbondsman, she hatches a plot to put Jackson away and swipe the cash. Complications arise and a rollercoaster of a movie unfolds of the hunt for the money.

Special Features:
Interactive Menus
Scene Access

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Letterbox 1.85:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English

Subtitle Tracks:

Directed By:
Quentin Tarantino

Written By:

Robert De Niro
Bridget Fonda
Samuel L. Jackson
Michael Keaton
Robert Forster
Pam Grier

Director of Photography:
Guillermo Navarro

Sally Menke

Costume Designer:
Mary Claire Hannan

Production Designer:
David Wasco

Paul Hellerman
Lawrence Bender

Executive Producer:
Elmore Leonard
Richard N. Gladstein
Bob Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein

Band Apart
Miramax Films

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6 / 10
Found this to be a little disappointing after the excellent Pulp Fiction… and the lack of extras didn't help. Plus, half way through the film I had to get up off the sofa, walk all the way to DVD player, press eject, turn the disc over, press close, walk all the way back to sofa, only to discover that I couldn't get as comfortable as before, and then watch the 2nd half of the movie. all in all - why the hell are these flipper discs still around?!?!

They really should make a 2 disc special edition of this disc… oh, wait a minute… they did! Fans of the film should go for the SE and avoid this at all costs. Video and audio are actually pretty good, but the flipper aspect and lack of extras make this one to avoid, even if it much cheaper than the 2 disc set at the moment!
posted by Rich Davies on 19/11/2002 02:03