Billy Budd

Ryan, Robert

SKU: 888574645052

UPC 888574645052
Release Date 2018-07-10
Studio Warner Bros. Digital Dist
Discs 1
Length 123
Format B&W
MPAA Rating Not Rated
Synopsis Adapted from the last novel by Herman Melville, an allegory of good vs. evil in the story of a naive young man pressed into the service of the British Navy at the end of the 18th century. When the young sailor kills the ship's brutal master-at-arms, he's tried for murder. Overly serious, but a stunning debut for the Oscar-nominated Terence Stamp.Film debut for British actor Terence Stamp. Shot in CinemaScope. Produced for an approximate cost of $1,400,000.Adapted from the last book written by Herman Melville, an allegory of good vs. evil, with innocence standing by as the helpless victim. A naive young man is pressed into the service of the British Navy at the very end of the 18th century. He views first hand the cruelty and extreme brutality of the ship's sadistic master-at-arms, and accidentally kills him. He is then tried for his murder.3.5 stars out of 4 -- Pure good vs. impure evil, Herman Melville style. A once-praised, now underrated film...
Cast Peter Ustinov (Star)
Melvyn Douglas (Star)
Niall MacGinnis (Star)
Terence Stamp (Star)
Peter Ustinov (Screenwriter)
Paul Rogers (Star)
De Witt Bodeen (Screenwriter)
Robert Rossen (Screenwriter)
Robert Ryan (Star)
Jack Harris (Editor)
Peter Ustinov (Producer)
Anthony Mendleson (Costume Designer)
Lee Montague (Star)
John Meillon (Star)
Cyril Luckham (Star)
Herman Melville (Source Writer)
Peter Ustinov (Director)
Antony Hopkins (Composer)
Ronald Lewis (Star)
Thomas Heathcote (Star)
David McCallum (Star)
John Neville (Star)
Robert Krasker (Director of Photography)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Note: Commentary by Terence Stamp and Filmmaker Steven Soderberg Widescreen - 2.35 Audio: DTS HD Master Audio Subtitles - English
Language English
Weight 0.15000
Height 0.35000
Width 5.25000
Depth 6.50000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Action Adventure,Feature Film Drama,War Documentaries
Attribute Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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