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  • Description

    Receiving its long-overdue world premiere High Definition release, as part of this BFI Dual Format Edition, John Cassavetes' emotionally charged 1977 film Opening Night stands as one of the great American movies about theatre and the art of performance, and was nominated for 2 Golden Globe Awards.

    Featuring the great Gena Rowlands (A Woman under the Influence) in an award-winning role as the Broadway legend Myrtle Gordon. When a young fan dies in an accident while trying to meet her, Gordon must confront her personal demons in the run-up to the opening of her latest play.

    Opening Night also stars John Cassavetes in a rare acting role in one of his own films, alongside regular collaborator Ben Gazzara (Husbands, The Big Liebowski, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie).

    Special Features:

    • Audio Commentary (Feature length)
    • Memories of John (DVD only)
    • Falk on Cassavetes part 3: the later years (DVD only)
  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    15
    Actor:
    Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara
    Director:
    John Cassavetes
    Region:
    B
    Number of Discs:
    2
    Main Language:
    English
    Run Time:
    138 mins approx.
    studio:
    BFI

Opening Night - Dual Format Edition

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  • Description

    Receiving its long-overdue world premiere High Definition release, as part of this BFI Dual Format Edition, John Cassavetes' emotionally charged 1977 film Opening Night stands as one of the great American movies about theatre and the art of performance, and was nominated for 2 Golden Globe Awards.

    Featuring the great Gena Rowlands (A Woman under the Influence) in an award-winning role as the Broadway legend Myrtle Gordon. When a young fan dies in an accident while trying to meet her, Gordon must confront her personal demons in the run-up to the opening of her latest play.

    Opening Night also stars John Cassavetes in a rare acting role in one of his own films, alongside regular collaborator Ben Gazzara (Husbands, The Big Liebowski, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie).

    Special Features:

    • Audio Commentary (Feature length)
    • Memories of John (DVD only)
    • Falk on Cassavetes part 3: the later years (DVD only)
  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    15
    Actor:
    Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara
    Director:
    John Cassavetes
    Region:
    B
    Number of Discs:
    2
    Main Language:
    English
    Run Time:
    138 mins approx.
    studio:
    BFI
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