A Fistful of Dollars (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)
Directed by Sergio Leone
Gian Maria Volonte
Brand New 4K Restoration! The film that started it all… the genre of “Spaghetti Western” was born, The Man with No Name was introduced and the iconic talents of star Clint Eastwood (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Unforgiven), director Sergio Leone (For a Few Dollars More, A Fistful of Dynamite) and composer Ennio Morricone (Navajo Joe, Death Rides a Horse) were launched. An instant international phenomenon, this hard-hitting epic stunned audiences with its violence, gritty realism and tongue-in-cheek humor. A lean, cold-eyed, cobra-quick gunfighter (Eastwood) arrives in a grim and dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers terrorize the impoverished citizens. Though he receives lucrative offers of employment from each gang, his loyalty cannot be bought. He accepts both jobs... and sets in motion a deadly plan to destroy the criminals, pitting one against the other in a series of brilliantly orchestrated setups, showdowns and deadly confrontations. Co-starring Marianne Koch (The Devil’s General) and Gian Maria Volontè (Face to Face, The Red Circle).
Blu-ray Extras Include:
Brand New 4K Restoration
Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas
Audio Commentary by Noted Film Historian Sir Christopher Frayling
Interview with Actress Marianne Koch
"Trailers From Hell" with John Badham
A Fistful of Dollars: Original Outtakes
A FISTFUL in Pictures - Animated Image Gallery (14:52)
Promoting A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS - Animated Image Gallery (15:48)
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS - On the Set - Animated Image Gallery (3:57)
Restored Opening UA Logo
The Christopher Frayling Archives: A Fistful of Dollars
A New Kind of Hero: Featurette
A Few Weeks in Spain: Clint Eastwood on the Experience of Making the Film
Tre Voci: Three Friends Remember Sergio Leone
Not Ready for Primetime: Renowned Filmmaker Monte Hellman Discusses the Television Broadcast of A Fistful of Dollars
The Network Prologue with Harry Dean Stanton
Location Comparisons: Then to Now
10 Radio Spots
Double Bill Trailer
5.1 Surround and 2.0 Audio
Trailers for All Five Sergio Leone Westerns
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