JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE’S – LE SAMOURAI – RELEASED ON BLU RAY

Le SamouraiLE SAMOURAI (12) 1967 FRANCE MELVILLE, JEAN-PIERRE BLU RAY – £27.99
A hitman murders a nightclub owner but then comes obsession by a beautiful pianist who was a witness to the crime

In French with English subtitles

SPECIAL FEATURES

New high-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray

Interviews from 2005 with Rui Nogueira, editor of Melville on Melville, and Ginette Vincendeau, author of Jean-Pierre Melville: An American in Paris

Archival interviews with Melville and actors Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, and Cathy Rosier

Melville-Delon: D’honneur et de nuit (2011), a short documentary exploring the friendship between the director and the actor and their iconic collaboration on this film

PLUS: An essay by film scholar David Thomson, an appreciation by filmmaker John Woo, and excerpts from Melville on Melville

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