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Runaway Train: Special Edition (1985) (Region B)
Format: Blu-ray Genre: Action / Adventure
Runaway Train: Special Edition (1985) (Region B)

Runaway Train: Special Edition (1985) (Region B)

Format: Blu-ray Genre: Action / Adventure
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UK Blu-ray/Region B pressing. Will not play on standard US Blu-ray machines. Two convicts break out of Stonehaven Prison in the dead of winter, boarding a freight train with the intention of getting as far away as possible before their notoriously sadistic warden finds out. But the brakes fail and the driver has a heart attack, sending hundreds of tons of metal hurtling through the snowy Alaskan wastes at terrifying and unstoppable speed. Based on a script by Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai), with hardboiled prison slang added by real-life ex-con Edward Bunker (Mr Blue in Reservoir Dogs), this riveting thriller also boasts Oscar-nominated performances from Jon Voight and Eric Roberts with Voight playing spectacularly against type as a criminal so vicious that he served much of his sentence welded into his cell. Combining electrifying action with constant psychological tension (the only surviving member of the train crew is a young, inexperienced woman), Runaway Train is one of cinema's great thrill-rides. Booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Michael Brooke and a new interview with Runaway Train's Production Designer Stephen Marsh conducted by Calum Waddell, illustrated with rare behind-the-scenes production images.
Studio: Arrow Film
Release Date: 8/13/2013
Item #: 820647X
UPC #: 5027035010090
Product Type: Blu-ray

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