Directed by Arthur Robison
The Informer (1929) is one of the finest British films of the 1920s and deserves a place alongside other silent greats such as A Cottage on Dartmoor (1929). Based on Liam O’Flaherty’s popular Irish novel (which John Ford famously adapted in 1935), this gripping thriller is set among a group of revolutionaries in the newly independent Ireland of 1922. When one of their number kills the chief of police, he goes on the run. But when he returns to Dublin he is cruelly betrayed by his onetime friend Gypo, who then has to battle his old friends as well as his own mounting guilt.
Kino Classics is proud to present this restoration by the BFI National Archive, along with a score from acclaimed violist and composer Garth Knox. This disc also includes the rare sound version, which was produced at the same time as the more widely known silent release.
RT' @Vilcek': “Walking on Water,” from' @kinolorber', takes you behind the scenes of Vilcek Prizewinner Christo’s (@xtojc) remarkable effort to…
RT' @fieldofvision': 📺 TONIGHT on' @PBS': Watch The Gospel of Eureka, directed by' @mikepalmieri' and' @Donalmosher'.' @ThirteenWNET' will be airing…
"Extremely moving. Quietly pulses with life. Brought to life with bristling sensitivity and dormant rage by Mexican…' https://t.co/5FVEf1aCZd'
RT' @DVDBeaver': Coming out Tuesday Midnight Lace Blu-ray' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/wqs1etP1bu' CAN:' https://t.co/qT7dLzXl2G' ALT REVIEW: ht…
RT' @NYDailyNews': Landmark LGTBQ documentary ‘The Queen’ newly restored for new audience more than five decades after storming Cannes https:…
"Long live THE QUEEN. Frank Simon’s 1968 groundbreaking documentary... is a cult classic within the #LGTBQ communit…' https://t.co/EKi3C0z1Ul'
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming Soon! 2 Films by Paul Bartel (Eating Raoul)! Not for Publication (1984) 4K Restoration! Starring Nancy Allen &…
RT' @lee_gambin': ANNOUNCEMENT TIME! I shall be doing the audio commentary for SONG OF NORWAY (1970) for' @KinoLorber'! Joining me will be Joh…
RT' @LaurasMiscMovie': #NowWatching THE PAINTED DESERT (1931) with Bill Boyd & Clark Gable restored by' @LobsterFilms' -' @KLStudioClassic'' @Kino…'
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.