A Pure Formality (Blu-ray)

Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

Release Year: 1994
Running Time: 111
UPC: 7 38329 24376 0
Color Type: Color
Country: France, Italy
Language: French
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Select a Format
$29.95 $17.97 (40% off) Buy Blu-ray
Avail 3/17/20 - order early
Pre-orders are generally sent several days in advance of street date.
Cast
Gérard Depardieu
Roman Polanski
Sergio Rubini
Nicola Di Pinto
Tano Cimarosa
Paolo Lombardi
Maria Rosa Spagnolo
Alberto Sironi

Crew
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

From Giuseppe Tornatore, the acclaimed director of Cinema Paradiso, The Legend of 1900, The Best Offer and Malena, comes this dark and mysterious thriller with top-notch performances by Gérard Depardieu (Buffet Froid, Green Card) and Roman Polanski (The Fearless Vampire Killers, A Generation). Onoff (Depardieu) is a famed author who hasn’t published anything in years and has become a recluse. One rainy night, he is picked up by the police, who find him running across the French countryside in the rain, breathless, without any identification and apparently suffering from short-term memory loss. A murder has been committed in the nearby woods, and suspecting Onoff’s involvement, the authorities detain him at a dark, leaky command post to await the arrival of the Inspector (Polanski), who’s ironically a fan of Onoff’s work. Through painstaking interrogatory dialectic, the Inspector delves into Onoff’s mind, and brings the writer to a new and unexpected realization. Music by legendary maestro Ennio Morricone (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Sicilian Clan).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

NEW Audio Commentary by Entertainment Journalist and Author Bryan Reesman

Optional English Subtitles

Dual-Layered BD50 Disc

Trailers


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KLStudioClassic' on Jan. 24 2020 at 1:57pm
Coming April 7th! From the Acclaimed Director of of The House on 92nd Street, Kiss of Death, Rawhide, 23 Paces to B…' https://t.co/gfyLCOluTq'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Jan. 23 2020 at 12:19pm
Coming April 7th! From the Legendary Director of of Wings, The Public Enemy, The Ox-Bow Incident, Yellow Sky and Th…' https://t.co/YnaTrQxx1T'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Jan. 22 2020 at 2:20pm
Coming April 7th on Blu-ray! Supernatural (1933) • Brand New 2K Master • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Ti…' https://t.co/r3P00MT2QJ'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Jan. 21 2020 at 2:45pm
Coming April 7th! From the Legendary Director of The Merry Widow, Bluebeard's Eight Wife, Ninotchka & To Be or Not…' https://t.co/gMJXqp4sUn'
Tweet Now!