Revengers Tragedy

Revengers Tragedy



Repo Man and Sid and Nancy director Alex Cox may not get quite the attention today that he did while at the prime of his career in the mid-'80s, but for those in the know he's still cranking out some interesting, decidedly non-mainstream films. Though his modernized updating of 17th-century playwright Thomas Middleton's dark tale may not have received the attention it deserved stateside, Fantoma Films has still seen fit to release a surprisingly feature-packed version of the film to DVD. The feature is presented in 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen and it looks great, and viewers will no doubt be excited to note the inclusion of a Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack as well. Joined by popular U.K. comic/star Eddie Izzard, Cox provides audio commentary that is both absorbing and informative. The two have a great rapport, and it's obvious that they had a good time working together. In addition to a 30-minute behind-the-scenes documentary, the disc also includes a quartet of featurettes on the making of the film; a missing scene; a Cannes promo; a gallery of photos, production art, and storyboards; and excerpts from Cox's A Director's Dairy.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/20/2004
UPC: 0695026704225
Original Release: 2002
Rating: NR
Source: Fantoma
Time: 1:49:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; A new digital widescreen transfer (1.78:1) enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs; Audio commentary by director Alex Cox and star Eddie Izzard; 5.1 Dolby Digital soundtrack; A 30-minute behind-the-scenes documentary; Four featurettes on the film's production; The Missing Scene; Cannes Promo 2001; A gallery of photos, production art, and storyboards from Alex Cox's personal collection; Excerpts from Alex Cox's "A Director's Diary"; Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Welcome Stranger [3:59]
2. Old Bones [3:53]
3. Mortal Combat [8:19]
4. An Invoice for My Love [6:01]
5. A Test [9:57]
6. The Duke's Court [7:07]
7. Black, Wicked & Unnatural [10:13]
8. She's Dead [11:37]
9. Grief [8:32]
10. Sweet Angel of Revenge [10:47]
11. Mothers & Sons [6:43]
12. The New Duke [7:09]
13. You Dance Next in Hell [7:51]
14. Revenge [7:16]

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