Hangmen Also Die (Blu-ray)
Directed by Fritz Lang
Hans Heinrich von Twardowski
Writer Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Fritz Lang
"Reveals Mr. Lang as a master of concentrated suspense." - The New York Times
Newly Restored! Beautifully shot by James Wong Howe and tightly scripted by Bertolt Brecht and director Fritz Lang in their only collaboration, this noir-like espionage thriller is set in occupied Czechoslovakia and revolves around the successful plot by the Czech resistance to assassinate Deputy Reich-Protector of Bohemia and Moravia "Hangman" Reinhard Heydrich and the hunt by the Gestapo to track down the killers.
Blu-ray Extras Include:
New 2K Restoration | NEW Audio Commentary by Richard Peña, Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival | Story of a Hangman: Robert Gerwath on Reinhard Heydrich (1080p; 28:33) | Restoration Before and After Comparison (1080p; 5:01) | 1942 German Newsreel (1080p; 7:58) | Trailers
"Fritz Lang has returned to the starkly melodramatic style that marked his finest films...It is a film full of murky shadows, harsh commands and more dangerous whispers...It reveals Mr. Lang as a master of contrived suspense." - The New York Times
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