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The Legend of the Holy Drinker (Dual Format Edition) The Legend of the Holy Drinker (Dual Format Edition)

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Italian drama co-written and directed by Ermanno Olmi. Rutger Hauer plays Andreas Kartak, a Paris tramp living in an alcoholic haze who is given 200 Francs by an elderly gentleman and told it must be repaid to the Shrine of St Therese. However, when Kartak spends the money on drink and luxuries he is visited by visions, memories and St Therese herself, chiding him for his failure to repay his debts.

The cast also includes Franco Aldigheri, Jean-Maurice Chanet and Sandrine Dumas.

Italian drama co-written and directed by Ermanno Olmi. Rutger Hauer plays Andreas Kartak, a Paris tramp living in an alcoholic haze who is given 200 Francs by an elderly gentleman and told it must be repaid to the Shrine of St Therese. However, when Kartak spends the money on drink and luxuries he is visited by visions, memories and St Therese herself, chiding him for his failure to repay his debts.

The cast also includes Franco Aldigheri, Jean-Maurice Chanet and Sandrine Dumas.

Extras

  • Brand-new 4K restoration from the original negative, produced by Arrow Films exclusively for this release
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations of both the English and Italian versions of the film
  • 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and Stereo 2.0 options for the English presentation with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Stereo 2.0 audio for the Italian presentation with optional newly translated English subtitles
  • Brand-new interview with actor Rutger Hauer, recorded exclusively for this release
  • Interview with screenwriter Tullio Kezich
  • Theatrical trailer

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5027035017211
Catalogue Number FCD1552
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1988
Director Ermanno Olmi
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries Italy
Aspect ratio 16:9 - 1.85:1
Sound 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles English
Language(s) Italian
Running time 127 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG

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