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Kino Press Release: The Search for One-Eye Jimmy (DVD)

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#1 of 1 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted February 27 2012 - 06:40 AM

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Kino Lorber Releases The Search for One-Eye Jimmy (1994), finally making its debut on Blu-ray and DVD for the first time ever.
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"A hilarious indie gem featuring a big name cast"  - Listal.com
"***"  - Mick Martin & Marsha Porter, Video & DVD Guide   Posted Image
New York, NY - February 27, 2012 - Kino Lorber is proud to announce the Blu-ray and DVD release of The Search for One-Eye Jimmy (1994), a lovably offbeat comedy directed by Sam Henry Kass that features a veritable who's who of indie acting talents.

The Search for One-Eye Jimmy comes to Blu-ray and DVD with a street date of March 6th. The Blu-ray SRP is $29.95, and the DVD SRP is $24.95.

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Posted ImageBoasting an all-star cast headed by Nick Turturro (Takers, "NYPD Blue"), Michael Badalucco (O Brother Where Art ThouSummer of Sam) and Holt McCallany (Fight Club, "Lights Out"), that also includes Jennifer Beals (FlashdanceThe Book of Eli), Steve Buscemi (Reservoir Dogs, "Boardwalk Empire"), Academy Award┬« Nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp FictionThe Avengers), Sam Rockwell (Moon,Iron Man 2) and John Turturro (TransformersDo the Right Thing), The Search for One-Eye Jimmy follows a filmmaker, Les (McCallany), trying to track down one of the locals - One-Eye Jimmy (Rockwell) - who has gone missing in South Brooklyn.

The whole neighborhood gets in on the search, leading a disorganized and uproarious searchPosted Imageparty. Les gets tips from some of the colorful locals, like Disco Bean (John Turturro), who apparently never got the memo that his favorite music (and fashion) was dead, and Colonel Ron (Samuel L. Jackson), a crazed Vietnam vet who spends his time fishing for sneakers in the Gowanus Canal. Eventually, the F.B.I., the Catholic Church and even the Mob all join in the search for the elusive "One-Eye" Jimmy.

This hilarious independent comedy, written and directed by Sam Henry Kass ("Seinfeld"), was almost as lost as the film's title character, having been out of print since the days of VHS and finally making its debut on DVD and Blu-ray in a beautiful new transfer, restored and remastered in high definition.

1.85:1, 16x9 (Blu-ray 1920 x 1080p) * 85 minutes * English * Stereo * Color

The Search for One-Eye Jimmy (1994) Director: Sam Henry Kass Genre: Comedy Blu-ray SRP: $29.95 DVD SRP: $24.95 Street date: March 6, 2012


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