American Gigolo (4K UHD Limited Edition) (Arrow Video) [USA]

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Sep 10, 2012
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Release date: June 18, 2024
Purchase links: Arrow Video - DiabolikDVD - Grindhouse Video
Price: $45.00 (Arrow Video) - $32.99 (DiabolikDVD) - TBA (Grindhouse Video)
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4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

• Brand new 4K remaster from the original negative by Arrow Films
• 4K (2160p) Ultra HD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible)
• Original mono, stereo and 5.1 audio options
• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
• Brand new audio commentary with film critic Adrian Martin
• Brand new interview with writer/director Paul Schrader
• Six Ways to Sunday, a brand new interview with actor Héctor Elizondo on detecting his character
• The Business of PLEASURE, a brand new interview with actor Bill Duke on Leon’s profession
• Montages and Monologues, a brand new interview with editor Richard Halsey on putting American Gigolo together
• The Non-Conformist, a brand new interview with camera operator King Baggot on American Gigolo
• Man Machine, a brand new interview with music supervisor & KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox on the music of Giorgio Moroder
• American Icon, a brand new interview with Professor Jennifer Clark on American Gigolo and the fashion landscape of the 80s
• Original trailer
• Image gallery
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Tommy Pocket
• Double-sided foldout poster featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Tommy Pocket
• Six postcard-sized reproduction artcards
• Illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Neil Sinyard, an archival article by Bill Nichols, and original pressbook materials
 
Good movie this. Great acting and Lauren Hutton is :drool:, but it has aged quite badly - it's very much of its era in production design, make-up and wardrobe. I love that time capsule feel. It's a great film but does look very dated, which is a shame because more people should watch it.