Rent Don't Look Now (1973)

3.6 of 5 from 246 ratings
1h 46min
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Synopsis:
On a cold, bright autumn day in Suffolk, England, a little girl in a red mackintosh drowns in a pond-the daughter of John (Donald Sutherland) and Laura Baxter (Julie Christie). Trying to recover from the tragedy, the couple arrive in Venice, Italy, where John has been commissioned to restore a church. In the eerie atmosphere of the lagoon city in winter, they encounter two strange sisters. Laura is suddenly released from her grief when one of them, a blind psychic, tells her that she is in contact with her dead daughter. Angered and sceptical, John carries on with his work, but witnesses an unsettling vision of his own: a little girl in a red mackintosh disappearing into the Venetian alleys.
As Venice and his fate close in on John, illusion, reality and sudden terror spiral the story to its grotesque climax.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Peter Katz
Writers:
Daphne Du Maurier, Allan Scott, Chris Bryant
Others:
Bob Jones
Studio:
Optimum
Genres:
British Films, Classics, Thrillers
Countries:
UK
Awards:

1974 BAFTA Best Cinematography

BBFC:
Release Date:
19/09/2011
Run Time:
106 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.77:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • New and exclusive audio commentary from director Nicolas Roeg
  • Looking Back: 20 min featurette including interviews with Roeg, cinematographer Anthony B. Richmond and editor Graeme Clifford
  • Introduction by Alan Jones, author of The Rough Guide To Horror New and exclusive interview with composer Pino Donnagio
  • Trailers
BBFC:
Release Date:
04/07/2011
Run Time:
111 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Audio Commentary with Nicolas Roeg
  • "Looking Back" Featurette
  • Nothing Is as it Seems
  • Trailer
  • Compressed version of Don't Look Now (made by Danny Boyle for BAFTA tribute)
  • Interviews with Composer Pino Danaggio, Danny Boyle, Screenwriter/Producer Allan Scott, Cinematographer Tony Richmond and Donald Sutherland
BBFC:
Release Date:
29/07/2019
Run Time:
110 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
(0) All
Disc 1:
This disc includes the main feature
Disc 2:
This disc includes special features (Blu-ray Disc)

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Reviews (2) of Don't Look Now

Key Seventies UK film. - Don't Look Now review by Steve Mason

Spoiler Alert
26/07/2012

Intelligent supernatural art film, with indelible Venice setting, sensual performances from Christie and Sutherland, and a brilliant ending.

3 out of 3 members found this review helpful.

Cheap production otherwise a cracker. - Don't Look Now review by JD

Spoiler Alert
26/01/2010

This film suffers by having a rather naff title which sounds like a Saturday children's matinee and a production budget that must have been less than 30 shillings. It feels very dated because of it. The plot however is good but the direction and acting are outstanding.

1 out of 6 members found this review helpful.

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