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Boxing drama directed by John Huston

Boxing drama directed by John Huston

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Drama directed by John Huston, starring Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges and Susan Tyrrell.

When Billy Tully (Keach), a boxer past his prime, visits a gym in an attempt to get back in shape, he encounters a young man named Ernie Munger (Bridges). After sparring with him and seeing his potential, Tully tells him he ought to try and find an old trainer of his.

Inspired by the encounter, Tully wants to start boxing again. But as the young Munger struggles to make his way in the boxing world, Tully finds himself down on his luck with little chance of returning to his glory days.

Beautifully presented by Indicator, this high definition restoration is packed with extras and limited to 5000 copies.

Drama directed by John Huston, starring Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges and Susan Tyrrell.

When Billy Tully (Keach), a boxer past his prime, visits a gym in an attempt to get back in shape, he encounters a young man named Ernie Munger (Bridges). After sparring with him and seeing his potential, Tully tells him he ought to try and find an old trainer of his.

Inspired by the encounter, Tully wants to start boxing again. But as the young Munger struggles to make his way in the boxing world, Tully finds himself down on his luck with little chance of returning to his glory days.

Beautifully presented by Indicator, this high definition restoration is packed with extras and limited to 5000 copies.

Extras

  • 4K restoration from the original negative
  • Original mono audio
  • Alternative 5.1 surround sound track
  • Audio commentary by film historians Lem Dobbs and Nick Redman
  • Sucker Punch Blues: Looking Back on John Huston’s 'Fat City' (2017, 55 mins): new documentary featuring interviews with actors Stacy Keach and Candy Clark, casting director Fred Roos and assistant cameraman Gary Vidor.
  • An American Classic (2015, 22 mins): a newly illustrated audio interview with Fat City author Leonard Gardner 
  • John Huston on Fat City (1972, 6 mins): an archival interview filmed for the French TV programme Pour le cinéma.
  • The John Player Lecture with John Huston(1972, 88 mins): audio recording of an interview conducted by Brian Baxter at the National Film Theatre, London 
  • Isolated score 
  • Original theatrical trailer 
  • Image gallery 
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing 
  • Limited edition exclusive 28-page booklet with a new essay by Danny Leigh, a contemporary review, and John Huston's reminiscences about the film
  • UK home video premiere 
  • Limited Dual Format Edition of 5,000 copies 

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Additional Info

SKU 5037899069936
Catalogue Number PHIDFE009
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1972
Director John Huston
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Powerhouse Films
Countries USA
Aspect ratio 1.78:1
Sound Mono and 5.1 surround sound options
Language(s) English
Running time 100 min
DVD region All
Blu-ray region A, B, C
Certificate 15

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