XenForo Template JUDEX (DUAL-FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD Edition & Stand Alone DVD Edition) This effortlessly cool crime caper, directed by Georges Franju (Eyes Without a Face), is a marvel of dexterous plotting and visual invention. Conceived as an homage to Louis Feuillade’s 1916 cult silent serial of the same name, Judex kicks off with the mysterious kidnapping of a corrupt banker by a shadowy crime fighter (American magician Channing Pollock) and spins out into a thrillingly complex web of deceptions. Combining stylish sixties modernism with silent-cinema touches and even a few unexpected sci-fi accents, Judex is a delightful bit of pulp fiction and a testament to the art of illusion. 1963 • 97 minutes • Black & White • Monaural • 1.66:1 aspect ratio DUAL-FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES • New 2K digital film restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray • Interview from 2007 with the film’s cowriter Jacques Champreux, the grandson of Louis Feuillade, cocreator of the silent serial Judex• Interview from 2012 with actor Francine Bergé• Franju le visionnaire, a fifty-minute program from 1998 on the director’s career and imagination• New English subtitle translation• One Blu-ray and one DVD, with all content available in both formats• PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film scholar Geoffrey O’Brien, along with reprinted writings by and excerpted interviews with Franju TITLE: JUDEX (DUAL-FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD EDITION) CAT. NO: CC2365BDDVDUPC: 7-15515-11761-6ISBN: 978-1-60465-847-7SRP: $39.95 PREBOOK: 5/20/14STREET: 6/17/14 TITLE: JUDEX (DVD-ONLY EDITION)CAT. NO. CC2373DDVDUPC 7-15515-11861-3ISBN 978-1-60465-855-2SRP $24.95PREBOOK 5/20/14STREET 6/17/14 Thank you for supporting HTF when you preorder using the link below. If you are using an adblocker you will not see link.