Year-End Twilight Time Releases
Rounding out the year from Twilight Time are an assortment of great directors, great actors, a couple of Academy Award® winners and an astonishing animated epic from Japan marking the label’s second 3D release. Coming November 8 are: Broken Lance (1954), starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner and Richard Widmark, directed by Edward Dmytryk, score by Leigh Harline; Fatherland (1986), aka Singing the Blues in Red, directed by Ken Loach, score by the film’s star Gerulf Pannach, with additional music drawn from Béla Bartók, Benjamin Britten and Christian Kunert; Scorpio (1973), starring Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon and Paul Scofield, directed by Michael Winner, score by Jerry Fielding; Sense and Sensibility (1995), starring Emma Thompson (Oscar® winner for the film’s adapted screenplay), Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant, directed by Ang Lee, score by Patrick Doyle; and Shadows and Fog (1991), starring Woody Allen, Mia Farrow and Madonna, directed by Allen, score drawn from the music of Kurt Weill. Coming December 8 are: Born Free (1966), starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, directed by James Hill, score by John Barry, who won Oscars® for this score and the Best Song Born Free (lyrics by Don Black); the reissue of the out-of-print Mysterious Island (1961), starring Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood and Michael Callan, directed by Cy Endfield, score by Bernard Herrmann, updated with additional extras; 1984 (1984), starring John Hurt, Richard Burton and Suzanna Hamilton, directed by Michael Redford, score by Dominic Muldowney and Eurhythmics; two films in tribute to Frank Sinatra’s Centennial: The Detective (1968), starring Sinatra, Lee Remick and Ralph Meeker, directed by Gordon Douglas, score by Jerry Goldsmith; and Kings Go Forth (1958), starring Sinatra, Tony Curtis and Natalie Wood, directed by Delmer Daves, score by Elmer Bernstein; and finally, Captain Harlock: Space Pirate (2014), aka Kyaputen Hârokku, TT’s most ambitious and bonus-packed release to date, with 3D and 2D versions (in original Japanese and English) of this acclaimed Toei Animation spectacular in deluxe packaging with collectible extras, directed by Shinji Aramaki, score by Tetsua Takahashi. Details of each release will follow in the coming months.