La Mort En Direct

La Mort En Direct

Director: Bertrand Tavernier Cast: Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton

DVD (Color)

Overview

Director Bertrand Tavernier provides an unexpected feminist slant to the otherwise standard sci-fi trappings of Death Watch. Harvey Keitel plays a man of the future who has had a camera implanted in his brain. The mechanism, which is endowed with special X-ray properties, is activated by the user's eyes. Keitel is assigned by ruthless TV producer Harry Dean Stanton to secretly probe the subconscious of a dying woman, played by Romy Schneider. Stanton is only interested in the grim spectacle of what goes on inside the brain of someone who knows she's doomed. Keitel, on the other hand, becomes increasingly compassionate--and disgusted by the tawdriness of his assignment--as he stares into Schneider's tortured psyche.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/28/2012
UPC: 0826663132786
Original Release: 1980
Source: Shout Factory
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 2:10:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Romy Schneider Katherine Mortenhoe
Harvey Keitel Roddy
Harry Dean Stanton Vincent Ferriman
Therese Liotard Tracey
Max von Sydow Gerald Mortenhoe
Caroline Langrishe Girl in the Bar
William Russell Dr.Mason
Vadim Glowna Harry Graves
Eva-Maria Meineke Dr.Klausen
Robbie Coltrane Actor
Julian Hough Actor
Peter Kelly Actor
Billy Riddoch Actor
Derek Royle Actor
Jimmy Yuill Actor
Paul Young Actor
Jake D'Arcy Actor
Bernhard Wicki Katherine's Dad
Carey Wilson Actor

Technical Credits
Bertrand Tavernier Director,Co-producer,Screenwriter
Jean Achache Asst. Director
Gabriel Boustiani Producer
Jean-Serge Breton Executive Producer
Michel Desrois Sound/Sound Designer
Antoine Duhamel Score Composer
Michael Ellis Editor
Pierre-Wiliam Glenn Cinematographer
Judy Moorcraft Costumes/Costume Designer
Anthony Pratt Art Director
Armand Psenny Editor
David Rayfiel Screenwriter
Janine Rubeiz Producer
Louis Wipf Production Manager

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