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Ace in the Hole DVD (Criterion - Billy Wilder) (NTSC Region 1)


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Ace in the Hole DVD (Criterion - Billy Wilder) (NTSC Region 1)

One of the most scathing indictments of American culture ever produced by a Hollywood filmmaker, Billy Wilder’s Ace in the Hole is legendary for both its cutting social critique and its status as a hard-to-find cult classic. Kirk Douglas gives the fiercest performance of his career as Chuck Tatum, an amoral newspaper reporter caught in dead-end Albuquerque who happens upon the story of a lifetime—and will do anything to ensure he gets the scoop. Wilder’s follow-up to Sunset Boulevard is an even darker vision, a no-holds-barred exposé that anticipated the rise of the American media circus.

  • NTSC Region 1
  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer

  • Audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard

  • Portrait of a "60% Perfect Man": Billy Wilder, a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment

  • A 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas by filmmaker and film scholar Michael Thomas

  • Excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute 

  • Excerpts from an audio interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman  

  • New video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee

  • Stills gallery

  • Theatrical trailer

  • PLUS: A booklet featuring new essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin

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