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  • Eureka Releasing The Party

    Coming 10/17. Not a lot of details yet but there will probably be a formal press release soon.

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    One of my all time favourite comedies.
    "No presh from the Dresh!"

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    • #3
      Wonder if that means a US release in the future from Shout or someone else?

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      • #4
        Formal press release:

        One of the finest comedies of its era, featuring Peter Sellers at the top of his comedic game

        [For immediate release] Eureka Entertainment to release THE PARTY, Blake Edwards' fish-out-of-water, comedy cult classic starring Peter Sellers, as part of the Eureka Classics range on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK on 16 October 2017.

        With the massive success of Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Pink Panther cementing his reputation as one of America's finest directors of comedic cinema, Blake Edwards followed them up with The Party, arguably his greatest film, and at the time one of the most experimental films ever produced by a Hollywood studio.

        By a twist of fate, the clumsy but good-hearted, aspiring actor Hrundi V. Bakshi (Peter Sellers, The Pink Panther, Dr. Strangelove) is invited to attend Fred "General" Clutterbuck's big party, after having utterly ruined the set of his latest feature film. In this cozy and friendly atmosphere, drinks are flowing, food is in abundance and everybody is in high spirits. But when Bakshi accidentally has his first-ever sip of alcohol and his real identity is finally revealed; only God knows how this party is going to end up.

        Serving as a series of set pieces for Seller's improvisational comedy talents, The Party developed a reputation over the years as a “cult film”, but is now highly regarded as one of the best comedies of its era. Eureka Classics is proud to present the film on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK.

        Available to order from:
        Amazon http://amzn.to/2w3xMg7

        BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:

        · Gorgeous 1080p presentation
        · Original stereo PCM soundtrack
        · The Party Revolution (16 mins) - a featurette on the groundbreaking filming methods utilised in the films production
        · Inside The Party (24 mins) - A behind the scenes featurette on the making of the film
        · Blake Edwards Profile
        · Walter Mirisch Profile
        · Ken Wales Profile
        · Original theatrical trailer

        DETAILS:
        Label: Eureka!
        Title| THE PARTY (Eureka Classics) Dual Format (Blu-ray) edition
        Starring| PETER SELLERS | CLAUDINE LONGET
        Director| BLAKE EDWARDS
        Blu-ray Cat. No.| EKA70278
        Blu-ray Barcode| 5060000702781
        Blu-ray RRP| £14.99
        Release Date| 16 October 2017
        Certificate| PG
        Run Time| 99 minutes
        OAR| 2.35:1
        Picture| Colour
        Genre| Comedy
        Year| 1968
        Country| USA
        Language| English
        Subtitles| ENGLISH SDH (Optional)

        PRESS:
        “The Party is the quintessential Sellers movie and one of the most daring films of Edwards. A masterpiece.”- DVD Beaver
        “So enjoyable” - Roger Ebert
        “The precise and relaxed snowballing of silent-comedy idioms becomes, beautifully, a '68 uprising”- CinePassion
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