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‘Faccia A Faccia,’ a film by Sergio Sollima is to be released on DVD ONLY on June 20th, 2011 (UPDATED)

One of the best films from Italian genre master Sergio Sollima (The Big Gundown), Faccia a Faccia (Face to Face ) is a gangbusting western saga and a gripping parable of the rise of fascism. Upstanding history professor Brad Fletcher (played by the incomparable Gian Maria Volonte) is forced into retirement by his poor health and moves west for the warmer climate. Almost as soon as he arrives, however, he is taken hostage by famed bandit Solomon Bennett (the great Tomas Milian) in an accidental confrontation, and by necessity is forced to take up with his cohorts. But the learned man’s growing identification with the gang encourages him to stage a takeover from Bennett, and a new crueller system of leadership is put into place. 


SPECIAL FEATURES:

 

– Original Italian audio with newly translated English subtitles,

– US & Italian Theatrical trailers,

– Interview with director Sergio Sollima, lavish 16 page booklet containing new essay by spaghetti western expert Howard Hughes

 

DETAILS:

 

Label: Eureka Entertainment

 

Catalogue No: EKA40324

Barcode: 5060000403244

RRP: £16.34

Release Date: 20 June 2011

Certificate: 12

Run Time: 92 min

Format:  2.35:1 OAR/ Colour

Genre: Spaghetti Western

Director: Sergio SOLLIMA

Year: 1967

Country:  Italy/Spain

Language: Italian

Subtitles: English (Optional)

 


 

SCREENING:

 

There will be a screening at the RIO CINEMA in London on Saturday 11 June 2011.  Please check with the cinema for details.

 

Order Faccia A Faccia on DVD from Amazon UK!

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Gerard Iribe is a writer/reviewer for Why So Blu?. He has also reviewed for other sites like DVD Talk, Project-Blu, and CHUD, but Why So Blu? is where the heart is. You can follow his incoherency on Twitter: @giribe

2 Responses to “‘Faccia A Faccia,’ a film by Sergio Sollima is to be released on DVD ONLY on June 20th, 2011 (UPDATED)”


  1. Brian White

    Bring this to Blu, up!

  2. Gerard Iribe

    It originally was, but there may have been some problems with production. IDK.