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Did You Win 101 Films' New Limited Edition Blu-Ray Of Stephen Frears' THE GRIFTERS?

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We've got a limited edition blu-ray of Frears' thriller to give away.







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101 Films launch their new Black Label with two modern classics of cinema, Stephen FrearsThe Grifters (1990) and David Cronenberg’s eXistenZ (1999).

BLACK LABEL
101 Films is committed to seeking out cult and catalogue films and giving them the best releases possible. With their new Black Label, 101 Films is curating a numbered series of dual format limited editions, complete with original artwork and newly-commissioned extras. The Black Label is dedicated to fully doing justice to the very best cult and classic films from some of cinema’s most renowned directors, and unearthing hidden gems in luxury packages for the first time. The first 3,000 copies of each title will come complete with a slipcase, and include a booklet featuring newly written material.

THE GRIFTERS (Stephen Frears, 1990)
From director Stephen Frears (Dangerous Liaisons) and producer Martin Scorsese, comes The Grifters, a taut thriller in which seduction and betrayal could lead to murder. When small-time cheat Roy Dillon winds up in hospital following an unsuccessful scam, it sets up a confrontation between his estranged mother Lilly and alluring girlfriend Myra. Both Lilly and Myra are con artists playing the game in a league far above Roy, and always looking for their next victim. As Roy finds himself caught in a complicated web of passion and mistrust, the question is who’s conning who

The Grifters features a stellar cast including John Cusack (Grosse Pointe Blank), Anjelica Huston (Crimes and Misdemeanors, The Addams Family) and Annette Bening (American Beauty, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool).

SPECIAL FEATURES
Brand New Extras• Seduction. Betrayal. Murder: The Making of The Grifters: A brand new feature length documentary on the film’s production, including new interviews with director Stephen Frears, cinematographer Oliver Stapleton, editor Mick Audsley, executive producer Barbara De Fina and co-producer Peggy Rajski.• Limited edition booklet includes: ‘Jim Thompson, Noir, and the Popular Front’, an essay by David Cochran, and ‘Elmer Bernstein: Grit not Grift’, a review of the legendary composer’s career by Charlie Brigden.


We've got a limited edition blu-ray of The Grifters to give away to one lucky UK reader.


The winner is:

Celso Gomes, London


101 Films launch their new Black Label with The Grifters and eXistenZ both on dual format on 21 May 2018.

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