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The Killing Of A Chinese Bookie (Dual Format Edition) (Blu-ray & DVD) (3 Discs) (Blu-ray)

Released on 15 July 2013

Featuring: Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey & Seymour Cassel

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 15 years & over

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Receiving its long-overdue Blu-ray world premiere, as part of this Dual Format Edition, The Killing Of A Chinese Bookie is John Cassavetes' uncompromising character study of a gangster.

Cassavetes regular Ben Gazzara (Anatomy Of a Murder, Husbands, The Big Liebowski) plays a seedy Los Angeles strip-club owner who runs up heavy gambling debts which he arranges to wipe out by murdering an elderly Chinese gangster. Also stars Seymour Cassel (Faces, Rushmore) and legendary crime actor Timothy Carey (The Killing, Paths of Glory).

Arguably the most plot-driven of his films, Cassavetes withdrew The Killing Of A Chinese Bookie shortly after the initial release and subsequently re-cut a shorter version with a different opening. The re-cut version is available on the Blu-ray and the DVD includes the long version amongst the special features.
  • Original 1976 cut (128 mins. DVD only)
  • Audio commentary - selected scenes on 1978 cut
  • Anything for John (90 mins documentary. DVD only)
  • The Haircut (dir. Tamar Hoffs. 22 mins. 1982 short film starring John Cassavetes)

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ActorsBen Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Kullers, Al Ruban, Azizi Johari, Virginia Carrington, Meade Roberts, Alice Friedland, Donna Gordon, Haji, Carol Warren & Derna Wong Davis
DirectorJohn Cassavetes
Certificate15 years and over
Year1976
Screen1.85:1
LanguagesEnglish
SubtitlesEnglish for the hearing impaired
Closed CaptionsYes
Duration1 hour and 48 minutes / 2 hours and 8 minutes (approx)