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Film Focus: Jennifer Connelly (1991 – 2003) – Imprint Collection #240 – 242

Film Focus: Jennifer Connelly (1991 – 2003) – Imprint Collection #240 – 242
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Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Billy Crudup, Ben Kingsley, Frank Whaley, Dermot Mulroney
Director: Bryan Gordon, Keith Gordon, Vadim Perelman
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ENJOY THREE OF JENNIFER CONNELLY’S BEST PERFORMANCES IN THIS LIMITED EDITION HARDBOX, WITH A SPECIAL COLLECTOR’S BOOKLET

From mystical fantasy films to blockbuster action hits, Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Connelly has achieved Hollywood legend status. 

This collection brings together three of her best performances in limited edition Hardbox packaging, with a special collector’s booklet. 

Career Opportunities (1991)

Waking The Dead (2000)

House Of Sand and Fog (2003)

Limited Edition 3-Disc Hardbox. 1500 copies only. 

Career Opportunities (1991) – Imprint Collection #240

Jim Dodge is a smooth-talking small-town guy with a knack for putting up a front – but no talent for holding down a job. Jim’s life suddenly takes a turn for the fantastic when he finds himself locked inside the local department store one night with Josie McClellan, the daughter of the town’s wealthiest citizen. 

This romantic comedy was written by beloved filmmaker John Hughes (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off), and stars Jennifer Connelly alongside Frank Whaley (Pulp Fiction), as well as Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend’s Wedding) and his brother Kieran Mulroney.

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080P High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K scan
  • NEW Audio Commentary by director Bryan Gordon (2023)
  • NEW Interview with cinematographer Don McAlpine (2023)
  • NEW Interviews with actors Dermot and Kieran Mulroney (2023)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Optional English HOH Subtitles
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Aspect Ratio 2.35:1

Waking The Dead (2000) – Imprint Collection #241

When one man’s 70’s idealism confronts his 80’s aspirations, he begins an emotional rollercoaster that brings ghosts back to life and asks the ultimate question: Does love conquer all, even death?

Jennifer Connelly stars alongside Billy Crudup (Almost Famous) in this thrilling drama based on the novel of the same name by Scott Spencer. Robert Dillon’s screenplay garnered a nomination for Best Screenplay at the 2001 Independent Spirit Awards. 

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080P High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K scan
  • Audio Commentary by director Keith Gordon
  • NEW Audio Commentary by film critic Bilge Ebiri (2023)
  • NEW Interview with director Keith Gordon (2023)
  • NEW Interview with actor Billy Crudup (2023)
  • Making-Of – archival featurette
  • Deleted scenes (with optional commentary by director Keith Gordon)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
  • Audio DTS HD 5.1 Surround
  • English HOH Subtitles

House Of Sand and Fog (2003) – Imprint Collection #242

An Iranian Colonel, forced to flee the life he once knew, pours the remainder of his life savings into the purchase of a house that he believes will, at last, bring back his family’s prosperity. But a bureaucratic bungle has left the original owner, recovering drug addict Kathy Nicolo (Jennifer Connelly), unjustly evicted.

Based on the novel of the same name by Andre Dubus III, this critically acclaimed drama was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Ben Kingsley (Schindler’s List, Shutter Island), and Best Supporting Actress for Shohreh Aghdashloo. 

“Here is a film that seizes us with its first scene and never lets go… it stands with integrity and breaks our hearts.” – four out of four stars from Roger Ebert

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080P High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K scan
  • Audio Commentary with actor Ben Kingsley, director Vadim Perelman and novelist Andre Dubus III
  • NEW Interview with director Vadim Perelman (2023)
  • NEW Interview with editor Lisa Zeno Churgin (2023)
  • NEW Interview with actor Shohreh Aghdashloo (2023)
  • Five deleted scenes (with optional audio commentary by Vadin Perelman)
  • Behind-the-scenes – archival featurette
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo Audition
  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • English HOH Subtitles

 

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1991
Tech Specs & Release Details

Specs: This collection brings together three of her best performances (Career Opportunities, Waking The Dead, House Of Sand and Fog) in limited edition Hardbox packaging, with a special collector’s booklet.
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p/AVC MPEG-4
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.78:1, 1.85:1, 2.35:1
Audio Formats: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles/Captions: English HOH