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Le Cercle Rouge - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - Criterion Collection

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This title will be released on March 15, 2022. Pre-order now.
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Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand, Paul Crauchet, Paul Amiot
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Plot Synopsis:

Alain Delon plays a master thief, fresh out of prison, who crosses paths with a notorious escapee (Gian Maria Volontè) and an alcoholic ex-cop (Yves Montand). The unlikely trio plot a heist, against impossible odds, until a relentless inspector and their own pasts seal their fates. With its honorable antiheroes, coolly atmospheric cinematography, and breathtaking set pieces, Le cercle rouge is the quintessential film by Jean-Pierre Melville—the master of ambiguous, introspective crime cinema.

4K UHD + BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES:

  • NEW 4K RESTORATION FROM STUDIO CANAL of the uncut version of the film, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • DOLBY VISION/HDR PRESENTATION OF THE FILM
  • Segments from a 1971 episode of Cinéastes de notre temps featuring director Jean-Pierre Melville
  • Interviews with assistant director Bernard Stora and Rui Nogueira, author of Melville on Melville
  • On-set and archival footage, featuring interviews with Melville and actors Alain Delon, Yves Montand, and André Bourvil
  • Trailer
  • New English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: Essays by film critics Michael Sragow and Chris Fujiwara, excerpts from Melville on Melville, a 2000 interview with composer Eric Demarsan, and an appreciation by filmmaker John Woo
  • Release Details
    Release Date: March 15th, 2022
    MPAA Rating: Not Rated
    Movie Release Year: 1970
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Criterion
  • Technical Specs
    Length:140 Minutes
    Specs:4K Ultra HD Blu-ray + Blu-ray
    Video Resolution/Codec:2160p HEVC/H.265
    Dolby Vision HDR / HDR10
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.85:1
    Audio Formats:French: LPCM Mono
    Subtitles/Captions:English