The Reckless Moment [Blu-ray]
The legendary Max Ophuls (Letter from an Unknown Woman, La Ronde) directs this tense and stylish 1949 film noir melodrama. Joan Bennett (Scarlet Street, Suspiria) stars as a suburban housewife who covers up a murder to protect her teenage daughter, only to find herself blackmailed by an immoral small-time crook, played by James Mason (North by Northwest, The Deadly Affair).
- High Definition remaster
- Original mono audio
- Making an American Movie (2010, 42 mins): Lutz Bacher, artist and author of Max Ophuls in the Hollywood Studios, on The Reckless Moment
- Maternal Overdrive – Todd Haynes on 'The Reckless Moment' (2006, 22 mins): the award-winning writer-director discusses one of his favourite films
- Focus on James Mason (2018): Sarah Thomas and Adrian Garvey explore the distinguished actor’s long career
- Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
- New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
- Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Samm Deighan, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
- World premiere on Blu-ray
Featuring: The Reckless Moment (1949).
Region: B/2 (PAL format)
Number of Discs: 1
Publisher: Powerhouse Films