Fans of William Friedkin can finally rejoice as Arrow Video has announced that they will be releasing his 1985 Crime Drama film To Live and Die in LA on Blu-ray!
NEW UK TITLE ANNOUNCEMENT: To Live and Die in LA Dual Format Blu-ray & DVD
One of the most stylish thrillers the eighties had to offer.
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A FEDERAL AGENT IS DEAD. A KILLER IS LOOSE. AND THE CITY OF ANGELS IS ABOUT TO EXPLODE.
In the seventies William Friedkin made The French Connection, The Exorcist and Sorcerer. In the eighties he equalled them with To Live and Die in L.A., one of the most stylish thrillers the decade had to offer.
When his partner is murdered just days before retirement, Secret Service Agent Richard Chance (William Petersen, Manhunter) begins an obsessive hunt for his killer – counterfeiter and all-round psychopath Eric Masters, played by Willem Dafoe at his villainous prime.
Beautifully shot by Robby Muller (Repo Man, Paris, Texas) and with a driving score with British new wave act Wang Chung, To Live and Die in L.A. looks and sounds exceptional in this brand-new 4K restoration from the original 35mm negative.
SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
•Brand new 4K restoration from the original 35mm negative supervised and approved by director William Friedkin
•High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
•Original Uncompressed Mono PCM audio
•Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
•Audio commentary by director and co-writer William Friedkin
•Counterfeit World: The Making of To Live and Die in L.A. archive featurette containing interviews with Friedkin, actors William Petersen and Willem Dafoe, and others
•MORE SPECIAL FEATURES TO BE ANNOUNCED!
•Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by the Twins of Evil
FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Anne Billson