Rider on the Rain - aka La passager de la pluie (Blu-ray)

Directed by Rene Clement

Release Year: 1970
Running Time: 114
UPC: 7 38329 23630 4
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Thriller, Mystery
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
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Cast
Charles Bronson
Marlene Jobert
Gabriele Tinti
Jill Ireland
Corinne Marchand
Annie Cordy

Crew
Directed by Rene Clement

From René Clément, the legendary director of Forbidden Games, Purple Noon, The Deadly Trap and And Hope to Die comes this stylish thriller starring screen legend Charles Bronson (Chino, Cold Sweat, Mr. Majestyk). When a beautiful young woman (Marlène Jobert, We Won’t Grow Old Together) in the South of France is stalked and then assaulted by a mysterious masked assailant, she kills the man in self-defense, and in a moment of misjudgment, she dumps his corpse over a cliff into the sea instead of calling the police. Trying to return to her life before the attack, her world is turned upside down when an American investigator (Bronson) shows up and, to her horror, seems to know everything about what she has done. Rider on the Rain showcases fine performances both from Bronson, whose mix of sympathy and aggression perfectly defines his character, and Jobert, who gains audience empathy with her touch of sexuality mixed with an innate, almost childlike innocence. Featuring a haunting and beautiful score by Francis Lai (Love Story) with wonderful supporting performances by Gabriele Tinti (Cannon for Cordoba) and Jill Ireland (Breakheart Pass). This special edition includes both the 114-minute U.S. cut and the 118-minute French cut.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger, Steve Mitchell and Nathaniel Thompson

Theatrical Trailers

Radio Spot


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