North by Northwest Blu-ray
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Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Produced in 1959
Main Language - English
Countries & Regions - American film
Advertising executive Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) is lunching in a restaurant with his mother when he mistakenly answers a page for one George Kaplan. He soon finds himself on the run across the country, being pursued by enemies of the government who are convinced that he is a secret agent. He finds a friend in Eve Kendall (Eve Marie Saint), who helps conceal him during a perilous train journey, but soon discovers that she is not all she seems.
Terrific locations, smart photography, feather-light performances and a gripping script, this is 1950s Hitchcock at his most confident and most manipulative. Features a breathtaking credit sequence too.
Publisher: Warner Bros.
Length: 136 mins
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1 widescreen
Format: Blu-ray Colour
Released: 16th November 2009
Cat No: 1000102021
Subtitles: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Castilian Spanish , Hard of Hearing - English
- English audio also available in Dolby TrueHD 5.1 MLP.
by Anon on 1st February 2000
As conventional as this big-time Hollywood movie may have seemed to the new sensibility, it foresaw the political disquiet which often underwrote the 60s style revolut... Read on
As conventional as this big-time Hollywood movie may have seemed to the new sensibility, it foresaw the political disquiet which often underwrote the 60s style revolution and which cropped up in Woody Allens early work and the conspiracy thrillers of Alan J. Pakula. Hide