Rent Sunset Boulevard (1950)

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Synopsis:
Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, an ageing silent film queen, and William Holden as the struggling writer who is held in thrall by her madness, created two of the screen's most memorable characters in Sunset Boulevard. Winner of three Academy Awards, director Billy Wilder's orchestration of the bizarre tale is a true cinematic classic. From the unforgettable opening sequence through the inevitable unfolding of tragic destiny, the film is the definitive statement on the dark and desperate side of Hollywood. Erich von Stroheim as Desmond's discoverer, ex-husband and butler, and Nancy Olson as the bright spot in unrelenting ominousness, are equally celebrated for their masterful performances.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Charles Brackett
Writers:
Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
Others:
John Meehan, Arthur Schmidt, Ray Moyer, Sam Comer, Franz Waxman, John F. Seitz, Doane Harrison, Hans Dreier, D. M. Marshman Jr.
Studio:
Paramount
Genres:
Classics, Drama
Awards:

1951 Oscar Best Art Direction Black and White

1951 Oscar Best Dramatic or Comedy Score

1951 Oscar Best Writing Story and Screenplay

BBFC:
Release Date:
07/04/2003
Run Time:
106 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Subtitles:
Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • Commentary by Ed Sikov
  • The making of Sunset Boulevard
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Hollywood location map
  • Photo galleries
  • Original Morgue prologue script pages
  • Edith Head - The Paramount years featurette
  • The music of Sunset Boulevard featurette
BBFC:
Release Date:
25/03/2013
Run Time:
110 minutes
Languages:
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Subtitles:
English, English Hard of Hearing, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Sunset Boulevard: The Beginning
  • Sunset Boulevard: A Look Back
  • The Noir Side of Sunset Boulevard
  • Sunset Boulevard Becomes a Classic
  • Two Sides of Ms. Swanson
  • Stories of Sunset Boulevard
  • Mad About the Boy: A Portrait of William Holden
  • Recording Sunset Boulevard
  • The City of Sunset Boulevard
  • Franz Waxman and the Music of Sunset Boulevard
  • Morgue Prologue Script Pages (HD)
  • Deleted Scene (HD)
  • Hollywood Location Map
  • Behind the Gates: The Lot
  • Edith Head: The Paramount Years
  • Paramount in the '50s
  • Galleries
  • Theatrical Trailer (HD)

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