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Blu-Ray

Hard Eight (Imprint Collection Special Edition)

Model:
IMP2304
SKU:
485069
PLU: 9337369023045
Format - Blu-Ray
Genre - Drama
Rating - MA15+
Consumer Advice - Medium level violence, Adult themes
Release Date - 28/10/20

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Before his commercial breakthrough with Boogie Nights (1997), writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson made this low-key drama. John (John C. Reilly), a half-bright loser stranded in Reno, is down to his last few bucks when Sydney (Phillip Baker Hall), taking pity on him, buys him breakfast and offers him a few tips on making money in the casinos. Two years later, John has become Sydney's partner, but his lack of common sense goes from problematic to dangerous when he falls in love with Clementine (Gwyneth Paltrow), a cocktail waitress who isn't above turning a few tricks when she needs to make money -- and isn't any brighter than John.

Hall and Reilly, both first-rate character actors, are cast in rare leading roles, and Paltrow is cast strongly against type as a part-time prostitute with a serious lack of street smarts.

Special Features
-1080p presentation of the film on Blu-ray
-Audio Commentary by director Paul Thomas Anderson and actor Philip Baker Hall
-Audio Commentary by director Paul Thomas Anderson, actor Philip Baker Hall, Michelle Satter (Sundance Film) and various crew members
-Deleted scene: "The Kiss"
-Sundance Institute Filmmaker Lab scenes
-Theatrical Trailer
-Limited Edition slipcase with unique artwork on the first pressing of 1500 copies

DirectorsPaul Thomas Anderson
ActorsJohn C. Reilly, Phillip Baker Hall, Gwyneth Paltrow
Film GenreDrama
LabelMadman Entertainment
AudioEnglish (LPCM 2.0)
Region CodingB
TV StandardHD
RatingMA15+
Consumer AdviceMedium level violence, Adult themes
Year of Release1996
Primary Format - Movies/TVBlu-Ray
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