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Endless Night (1972): 4K Blu-ray with extras

Powerhouse Films is releasing Director Sidney Gillat’s thriller, Endless Night (1972) on a 4K remastered Blu-ray. Based on an Agatha Christie novel.

The final feature by Sidney Gilliat, Endless Night capped a career that encompassed screenplays for Alfred Hitchcock and Carol Reed, the anarchic St. Trinian’scomedies, and his own directorial gems such as mystery-thriller Green for Danger.

Adapting Agatha Christie’s celebrated novel of the same name, the film reunites the co-stars of cult classic Twisted Nerve, Hywel Bennett (The Virgin Soldiers) and Hayley Mills (Take a Girl Like You), and boasts an impressive supporting cast including Britt Ekland (The Wicker Man), Per Oscarsson (A Dandy in Aspic) and George Sanders (All About Eve).

Release date: March 24, 2020
Genre: Crime / Thriller

Disc and film details

  • Director: Sidney Gilliat
  • Cast: Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, Britt Ekland
  • Country: UK
  • Production Year: 192
  • Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc
  • Region: B
  • Run Time: 95 minutes
  • Formats: Color; 1.85:1
  • Audio: English
  • Subtitle: English
  • AKA: Agatha Christie’s Endless Night
  • Studio: Powerhouse Films (UK)

Special features

  • New 4K restoration
  • Original mono audio
  • The BEHP Interview with Sidney Gilliat (1990): an archival audio recording, made as part of the British Entertainment History Project, featuring the renowned writer and director in conversation with Roy Fowler and Taffy Haines
  • The John Player Lecture with Bernard Herrmann (1972): the celebrated composer in conversation at London’s National Film Theatre
  • New interview with actor Hayley Mills (2020)
  • Bernard in Britain (2020): appreciation of Bernard Herrmann’s ‘British period’ by author and historian Neil Sinyard
  • Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
  • Theatrical trailer
  • New English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Anne Billson, Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat on Endless Night, an archival interview with Gilliat, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 3,000 copies

Endless Night (1972) trailer

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