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The Fortune (Blu-ray)


Starring Warren Beatty and Jack Nicholson

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This high-concept, big-budget screwball comedy directed by Mike Nichols (The Graduate, Wolf) stars Warren Beatty (Mickey One, Bonnie and Clyde) as a slick con man and Jack Nicholson (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Shining) as his dim-witted sidekick trying to get their hands on the fortune of a hapless young heiress played by Stockard Channing (Grease, The West Wing).

A commercial failure on its initial release, this buoyant and beautifully staged madcap comedy is ripe for rediscovery and reappraisal.

  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio Commentary with critic and film historian Nick Pinkerton
  • Mike Nichols and Elaine May in Conversation (2006, tbc mins): the two friends and filmmakers in discussion, recorded at New York’s Walter Reade Theater
  • A new filmed appreciation by professor Kyle Stevens, author of Mike Nichols: Sex, Language, and the Reinvention of Psychological Realism (2017, tbc mins)
  • Isolated Music and Effects Track
  • 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 Martyn Conterio, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and historic articles on the film
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited Edition of 3,000 copies
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SKU 5037899071397
Catalogue Number PHILTD071
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1975
Director Mike Nichols
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Powerhouse Films
Countries USA
Colour Colour
Sound Original mono
Subtitles English
Language(s) English
Running time 88 min
Blu-ray region A, B, C
Certificate 12
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