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The Osterman Weekend - Imprint Films Limited Edition

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Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller
Starring: Rutger Hauer, John Hurt, Burt Lancaster, Craig T. Nelson, Dennis Hopper
Director: Rod Amateau, Sam Peckinpah
Plot Synopsis:

It will be a weekend to remember… if they survive it!

The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security.

Based on the novel of the same name by Robert Ludlum, this political thriller features an all-star cast including Rutger Hauer, John Hurt, Burt Lancaster, Dennis Hopper, Meg Foster, Helen Shaver, Chris Sarandon and Craig T. Nelson.

Sam Peckinpah’s final film was initially taken away from his control and released broadly in a re-edited (shortened) version. This new special edition release presents brand new 2k scans from newly sourced 35mm prints of Sam Peckinpah’s personal directors cut negative, along with the Theatrical Cut.

This stunning new release will give finally the film a well overdue opportunity for reappraisal.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • Limited 2-Disc hardbox edition with unique artwork on the first 2000 copies
  • Includes new 2k scans of the original Sam Peckinpah Directors cut & original theatrical cut.
  • NEW Audio Commentary by Peckinpah expert Mike Siegel (Directors Cut)
  • Audio Commentary with film historians Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons, David Weddle, and Nick Redman (Theatrical Version)
  • “Alpha to Omega: Exposing The Osterman Weekend” feature documentary
  • NEW Passion & Poetry – Sam’s Final Cut A new documentary by Mike Siegel about the rediscovery of
    the only existing 35mm print of Sam Peckinpah’s director’s cut
  • NEW Featurette “Filming The Osterman Weekend”
  • NEW Featurette “The Osterman Weekend in Pictures”
  • NEW Featurette “Promoting The Osterman Weekend”
  • NEW Visual essay analysing the different versions by Filmmaker Chris O’Neill
  • NEW The Two Cuts: The director’s cut vs. theatrical cut – a full comparison video
  • Aspect Ratio Director’s Cut 1:1,60 – Theatrical Cut 1:1,66
  • Audio English LPCM Dual Mono (Director’s Cut) / English LPCM 2.0 Stereo (Theatrical Cut)
  • Original US Trailer
  • Optional Subtitles: English
  • Release Details
    Release Date: April 8th, 2022
    MPAA Rating: R
    Movie Release Year: 1983
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Imprint Films
  • Technical Specs
    Length:103 Minutes
    Specs:2 x Blu-ray Discs
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p AVC/MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.60:1, 1.66:1
    Audio Formats:English: LPCM 2.0 Mono, English: LPCM 2.0 Stereo
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH