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    Unique ID Code: 0000184948
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 5/8/2017 15:22
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    Loyalty is bought, betrayal is a way of life...
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 122 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    RONIN. Noun, historical. A samurai who no longer serves a daimyo, or feudal lord.

    From director John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate, 52 Pick Up) comes Ronin, a pulse-pounding, action-packed crime thriller featuring an all-star cast headlined by Robert De Niro (Taxi Driver, Heat) and Jean Reno (Léon: The Professional).

    On a rain-swept night in Paris, an international crack team of professional thieves assembles, summoned by a shady crime syndicate fronted by the enigmatic Deirdre (Natascha McElhone, The Devil’s Own). Their mission: to steal a heavily guarded briefcase from armed mobsters, its contents undisclosed. But what begins as a routine heist soon spirals into chaos, with the group beset by a series of double-crosses and constantly shifting allegiances, and it falls to world-weary former CIA strategist Sam (De Niro) and laconic Frenchman Vincent (Reno) to hold the mission together.

    A latter-day return to form for Frankenheimer, the film evokes the same gritty milieu as classic 70s crime fare like The French Connection, in addition to anticipating the early 21st century trend towards more grounded, realistic action movies, exemplified by the likes of the Bourne franchise. Arrow Video is proud to present Ronin in a brand new, cinematographer-approved 4K restoration, allowing this jewel in the crown of 90s thriller cinema to shine like never before.

    Special Features:
    Audio commentary by director John Frankenheimer
    Brand new video interview with director of photography Robert Fraisse
    Paul Joyce documentary on Robert De Niro
    Ronin: Filming in the Fast Lane, an archival behind-the-scenes featurette
    Through the Lens, an archival interview with Robert Fraisse
    The Driving of Ronin, an archival featurette on the film’s legendary car stunts
    Natascha McElhone: An Actor’s Process, an archival interview with the actress
    Composing the Ronin Score, an archival interview with composer Elia Cmiral
    In the Ronin Cutting Room, an archival interview with editor Tony Gibbs
    Venice Film Festival interviews with Robert De Niro, Jean Reno and Natascha McElhone
    Alternate ending
    Theatrical trailer
    Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork

    FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector’s booklet illustrated by Chris Malbon, featuring new writing on the film by critic Travis Crawford

    Video Tracks:
    2.35:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 2.0 Stereo English
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    John Frankenheimer

    Written By:

    Robert De Niro
    Jean Reno
    Natascha McElhone
    Stellan Skarsgard
    Sean Bean
    Jonathan Pryce

    Music From:
    Elia Cmiral

    Director of Photography:
    Robert Fraisse

    Tony Gibbs

    Production Designer:
    Michael Z. Hanan

    Frank Mancuso Jr

    Executive Producer:
    Paul Kelmenson

    Arrow Video

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