LILIES OF THE FIELD (Limited Edition Blu ray)-Qty 3000-Twilight Time [USA]

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Available for pre-order.
PRICE: $29.59
RELEASE DATE: March 15
PURCHASE LINKS:
Purchase HERE from Screen Archives or
HERE from Twilight Time directly.

Sidney Poitier stars in Lilies of the Field (1963), in the role that made history when he won the first Academy Award (for Best Actor) bestowed upon an African American male. He plays an itinerant handyman who helps a group of immigrant nuns build a chapel, firmly cementing their belief that he’s been sent to them courtesy of the will of God. Produced and directed by Ralph Nelson, co-starring Lilia Skala, and featuring a lovely score by Jerry Goldsmith, available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann, Isa Crino, Stanley Adams, Dan Frazer, Francesca Jarvis, Pamela Branch
Directed By: Ralph Nelson
Written By: James Poe
Score By: Jerry Goldsmith
Language: English
Video: 1080p High Definition / 1.66:1 / B&W
Audio: English 1.0 DTS-HD MA
Subtitles: English SDH
Theatrical Release: 1963
Runtime: 94 Minutes
Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Region Code: Region Free (A/B/C)
Special Features: Isolated Score Track (with some effects) / Audio Commentary with Film Historians Lem Dobbs, Julie Kirgo, and Nick Redman / Original Theatrical Trailer
Genre: Drama

Limited Edition of 3,000 Units

“Many factors combine in the overall success of the film, notably the restrained direction by Ralph Nelson, a thoroughly competent screenplay by James Poe [from a novel by William E. Barrett], and, of course, Poitier’s own standout performance.” – Variety

“Poitier is all hard-working decency and will-to-succeed personified. Skala’s steely Mother Superior thankfully seasons the feelgoodery.”
– Time Out London

 
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