J’accuse / An Officer and a Spy (Roman Polanski, 2019)

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J’accuse / An Officer and a Spy (Roman Polanski, 2019)

#1 Post by Cremildo » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:23 pm

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#2 Post by domino harvey » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:26 pm

Interesting casting, looking forward to it though I know it will never get distribution in the states given the current climate

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Re: J'accuse (Roman Polanski, 20??)

#3 Post by Professor Wagstaff » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:42 pm

Did anyone see his last movie, Based on a True Story? The book it was based on wasn't very good, but I was curious given that Olivier Assayas co-wrote the film.

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#4 Post by Werewolf by Night » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:20 pm

Professor Wagstaff wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:42 pm
Did anyone see his last movie, Based on a True Story?
It looks like Sony Pictures Classics picked it up for North American distribution but never actually released it, not even to VOD. Lots of disappointed reviews from its Cannes screenings, though.

Venus in Fur barely saw distribution in the US. IFC, 45 screens, $373,605 total gross, no DVD release (but it is available on VOD).

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Re: J'accuse (Roman Polanski, 20??)

#5 Post by domino harvey » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:21 pm

Venus in Fur is also available with English subs via Artificial Eye's Blu-ray in the UK at least

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Re: J'accuse (Roman Polanski, 20??)

#6 Post by knives » Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:54 pm

Werewolf by Night wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:20 pm
Professor Wagstaff wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:42 pm
Did anyone see his last movie, Based on a True Story?
It looks like Sony Pictures Classics picked it up for North American distribution but never actually released it, not even to VOD. Lots of disappointed reviews from its Cannes screenings, though.

Venus in Fur barely saw distribution in the US. IFC, 45 screens, $373,605 total gross, no DVD release (but it is available on VOD).
It does have a DVD release. That is how I saw it.

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Re: J'accuse (Roman Polanski, 20??)

#7 Post by Reverend Drewcifer » Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:12 pm

Any love for Ken Russell's Prisoner of Honor? Richard Dreyfuss' performance is too stiff by half, but it marks the last collaboration between Russell and Oliver Reed, and has a terrific supporting cast including Brian Blessed, Peter Vaughan, and Lindsay Anderson. It's the last time that Russell was able to do his thing on a real budget, and was made in a window of time when HBO Pictures rescued directors like Russell and John Frankenheimer from Movie Jail.

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Re: J'accuse (Roman Polanski, 20??)

#8 Post by domino harvey » Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:47 am

Louis Garrel has joined the cast as Dreyfus-- how long til Gerwig fires him from Little Women?

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Re: J'accuse (Roman Polanski, 20??)

#9 Post by Cremildo » Mon May 20, 2019 3:57 pm

American buyers not interested in the film, now officially called An Officer and a Spy.
All of Polanski's previous movies have landed distribution in Europe, and his latest could prove no exception. But domestic buyers largely gave the film the cold shoulder. One executive at a prestige distributor in the U.S. skipped the presentation. "No interest," the buyer says. Another U.S. buyer also ignored the invite. "It's just not possible to release that film in the U.S. right now," that executive explains.

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Re: J'accuse (Roman Polanski, 20??)

#10 Post by Aunt Peg » Fri May 24, 2019 3:50 am

Professor Wagstaff wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:42 pm
Did anyone see his last movie, Based on a True Story? The book it was based on wasn't very good, but I was curious given that Olivier Assayas co-wrote the film.
Based on A True Story is available on Blu Ray in Spain with English subtitles. Very nice disc - I liked the film, more so than any Polanski film since Oliver Twist.

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#11 Post by Ovader » Sat May 25, 2019 6:49 pm

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Re: J’accuse / An Officer and a Spy (Roman Polanski, 2019)

#13 Post by furbicide » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:11 am

Can't wait for the hot takes on that double bill...

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