The Reckless Moment Blu-ray
(Powerhouse Films, 2019)
DescriptionThe 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