BD 41 Before Tonight Is Over

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BD 41 Before Tonight Is Over

#1 Post by criterionsnob » Thu May 06, 2021 10:19 am

Peter Solan's Before Tonight Is Over (Kým sa skončí táto noc), announced in the latest Second Run Newsletter.
Available on Blu-ray June 14


“A remarkably fluid, free-flowing affair, revelling in the caprices of its liquored-up characters... it’s a joyous discovery and essential catch-up viewing for anyone already bitten by the Czechoslovakian New Wave bug.”
Cerise Howard, Senses of Cinema


One of the great gems of Slovak cinema, Peter Solan's daring and tender drama makes its world Blu-ray premiere via Second Run.

Set entirely in a nightclub in a mountain ski resort over one eventful evening, Before Tonight is Over brings together an exceptional cast as they drink, dance, flirt, and fight in a delightful, kaleidoscopic character study.

Highly improvised and experimental in its approach, the film achieves a remarkable, intimate naturalism, offering a sharp critique of then-contemporary life as the characters gradually reveal their unfulfilled dreams, delusions and disappointments. Once condemned for its depiction of societies vices, the radical Before Tonight is Over remains a potent work of wit and wisdom.

Our world-premiere, region-free Blu-ray edition from a new 2K HD master features a newly filmed appreciation of the film, plus two contemporaneous short films reflecting the locale and milieu of the film.



“A tiny capsule, uniquely preserved from a very brief time in history, yet it still rings perfectly true... a beautifully innovative cinematic experience, and a true hidden gem of a film that deserves greater attention.”
Bonjour Tristesse

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Re: Forthcoming: Before Tonight Is Over

#2 Post by What A Disgrace » Fri May 07, 2021 11:26 pm

I hope The Boxer and Death also gets a release at some point. This is definitely the most exciting release since Tomorrow I'll Wake Up..., though.

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#8 Post by L.A. » Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:24 am

I really like to order this but Amazon’s page still shows blank. :-k

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