Kind Hearts & Coronets 70th Anniversary Edition (DVD)

Kind Hearts & Coronets 70th Anniversary Edition (DVD)
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Alec Guinness stars in eight roles as the unsuspecting victims of their cousin’s revenge, in this vintage British Ealing Comedy classic. With Dennis Price and Joan Greenwood.

A combination of biting class satire, hilarious farce and pitch-black comedy, this wonderfully entertaining story of a suave and elegant serial murderer is as sharp and funny today as ever.

One of the British Film Institute’s 100 Best British Films of the 20th Century, this classic from the golden age of Ealing comedy stars Alec Guinness in no less than eight different roles as the various unsuspecting male heirs of the aristocratic D’Ascoyne family.

All eight stand in the way of renegade cousin Louise Mazzini (Dennis Price)’s accession to the title of Duke. So he murders them one by one until romance gets in the way.

This classic is arguably the jewel in Ealing Studios' crown, and arguably one of the finest British films ever made.

‘The Ealing genre reached utter perfection with this superb black comedy of manners about the most elegant serial killer in history.’ – Guardian

'THE BEST FILM IN THE WORLD!' – Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

 

EXTRAS

The Collector’s Edition includes the restored film on Blu-ray, DVD plus booklet, art cards and theatrical poster.

Once More with Ealing – a brand new featurette including interviews with filmmakers Whit Stillman, Paul King, Stephen Woolley and critic Peter Bradshaw discussing their love for Ealing and the brilliant legacy of Kind Hearts & Coronets.

Audio Commentary with Terence Davies, Peter Bradshaw and Matthew Guinness.

Alternate US Ending + commentary

John Landis intro

BFI’s Introducing Ealing Studios

Those British Faces: Dennis Price

Behind the Scenes stills gallery

Costumes stills gallery

 

Release Date  24th June 2019


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