Two Men in Manhattan (US - DVD R1 | BD RA)
Cohen Films will be releasing this rediscovered Jean-Pierre Melville film...
Starring: Jean-Pierre Melville
Released: 17th September 2013
SRP: $39.98, $29.98
The Cohen Film Collection has gotten their hands on
Two Men in Manhattan, Jean-Pierre Melville's supposedly lost, American-shot noir. The remastered film will be released on both DVD and 1080p Blu-ray. The extras, which will be featured on the Blu-ray and DVD, include a conversation between critics Jonathan Rosenbaum and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, a new essay by Melville scholar Ginette Vincendeau, and trailers.
Quote: The dark shadows of New York come to life in
Two Men in Manhattan(1959), Melville's rarely seen, jazz-soaked noir masterpiece. A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Melville) and hard-drinking photographer Delmas (Pierre Grasset) on an ethically fraught mission to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women. Set against a smoky jazz score and featuring stunning black-and-white cinematography by Nicolas Hayer ( Le Corbeau, Le Doulos) that beautifully captures the gritty streets at night, this is director Melville's love letter to New York City and homage to American film noir.
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