Rent The Reckless Moment (1949)

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1h 19min
Rent The Reckless Moment (aka The Blank Wall) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Following the accidental death of her daughter's lowlife boyfriend, respectable mother Lucia Harper instinctively hides the body to protect her family. Before long a stranger calls, sent by his partner to blackmail her. The comfort and security of Lucia's world appears to be in danger of collapsing.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Walter Wanger
Writers:
Henry Garson, Robert Soderberg, Mel Dinelli, Robert E. Kent, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
Aka:
The Blank Wall
Studio:
Second Sight Films Ltd.
Genres:
Classics, Drama
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/09/2006
Run Time:
79 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • Introduction by Todd Haynes
  • Commentary by Lutz Bacher, author of 'Max Ophuls in the Hollywood Studios'
  • Production Stills Gallery
BBFC:
Release Date:
22/04/2019
Run Time:
82 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
(0) All
Bonus:
  • Original mono audio Making an American Movie (2010, 44 mins): an in-depth analysis by Lutz Bacher, author of Max Ophuls in the Hollywood Studios
  • Maternal Overdrive (2006, 23 mins): award-winning writer-director Todd Haynes discusses one of his favourite films
  • James Mason as Homme Fatal (2018, 27 mins): illustrated lecture by academic Adrian Garvey, recorded as part of the Focus on James Mason event held at Birkbeck, University of London
  • Focus on James Mason: Audience Discussion (2018, 40 mins): Q&A session hosted by academics Adrian Garvey and Sarah Thomas following a screening of The Reckless Moment
  • James Mason: Watching the Violence Unfold (2018, 33 mins): illustrated lecture by academic Sarah Thomas, recorded at Birkbeck, University of London Isolated music and effects track
  • Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
  • World premiere on Blu-ray

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