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Otley (Blu-ray)


Comic 60s Spy Thriller from Dick Clement

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Gerry Otley (Tom Courtenay The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Billy Liar, 45 Years) is a charming scrounger who stumbles unwittingly into espionage, murder and double crossing as he is mistaken for a spy, kidnapped, and becomes romantically embroiled with an alluring foreign agent, played by Romy Schneider (Purple Noon, Ludwig, Death Watch).

Adeptly balancing thrills and laughs, this Sixties comic spy thriller from writer-director Dick Clement (TV's The Likely Lads, Porridge, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet) is a stellar addition to the British canon of post-Bond spy flicks.

  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with director Dick Clement
  • The Guardian Lecture with Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais (2008): archival audio recording of an interview conducted by the BFI's own Dick Fiddy at London's National Film Theatre
  • New interview with actor Tom Courtenay (2018)
  • New interview with actor Phyllida Law(2018)
  • New interview with actor Freddie Jones (2018)
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Laura Mayne, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and historic articles on the film
  • World premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited Edition of 3,000 copies
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SKU 5037899071151
Catalogue Number PHILTD036
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1969
Director Dick Clement
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Powerhouse Films
Aspect ratio 1.78:1
Sound Original mono
Subtitles English
Language(s) English
Running time 87 min
Blu-ray region A, B, C
Certificate PG
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