The Ambassador (Blu-ray)

Directed by J. Lee Thompson

Release Year: 1984
Running Time: 97
UPC: 7 38329 22485 1
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
$29.95 $7.99 (73% off) Buy Blu-ray
Only ships to US & Canada
Cast
Robert Mitchum
Rock Hudson
Ellen Burstyn
Fabio Testi

Crew
Directed by J. Lee Thompson

An American ambassador, his wife, and her Arab lover are caught up in a dangerous game of intrigue, extortion, and murder, in this action-packed thriller set in the explosive Middle East. U.S. Ambassador Peter Hacker (Robert Mitchum, Nightkill) has traveled to Israel on a vital mission to initiate peace talks between young Israelis and the P.L.O., but his burning idealism is largely unwelcomed in the region. He’s stalked by assassins of unknown allegiance and blackmailers photograph his wife (Ellen Burstyn, The Exorcist) in bed with her lover (Fabio Testi, The Big Racket), who proves to be a Palestinian leader. Aided by a security officer (Rock Hudson, Hornets’ Nest) and by the Israel Defense Minister (Donald Pleasence, River of Death), Hacker seeks to save his marriage, his career and the region before his many foes succeed in eliminating him. Filmed in Israel, The Ambassador is tautly directed by J. Lee Thompson (The White Buffalo) and features Rock Hudson in his final screen performance. Based on a novel by Elmore Leonard (52 Pick-Up).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Audio commentary by Editor Mark Goldblatt with Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson

Original Domestic and International Trailer


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 6:16pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming August 18th! Red Ball Express (1952) • NEW Audio Commentary by Filmmaker/Historian Steve Mitchell and Combat F…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 3:30pm
RT' @LuckyGrandma88': Join us tomorrow at 8PM EST for a live Q&A with the Lucky Grandma cast & crew! Special thank you to' @alamodrafthouse' fo…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 3:29pm
Thrilled to be teaming with' @wellgousa' to bring award-winning South Korean coming of age drama HOUSE OF HUMMINGBIRD…' https://t.co/qWto4tGtoQ'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 2:30pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming August 18th! Wake Island (1942) • NEW Audio Commentary by Filmmaker/Historian Steve Mitchell and Combat Films:…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 1:13pm
RT' @Screendaily': Berlin, Busan winner ‘House Of Hummingbird’ to get virtual theatrical launch on Kino Marquee (exclusive)' @KinoLorber'' @well…'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 12:02pm
Upon its initial release, Roger Ebert called THE GREY FOX "one of the loveliest adventures of the year." A new res…' https://t.co/uQqHUtJtkh'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 11:24am
"All you aspiring cowgirls and up-and-coming directors, follow my lead, take the reins, make your movie." Don't sl…' https://t.co/O7OZHSX3SC'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 10:31am
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming August 18th! The Eagle and the Hawk (1933) • Audio Commentary by Author/Film Historian Lee Gambin and Actress/…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 9:06am
RT' @MrAlanSpencer': I enjoyed the' @joshuarolson' and' @pattonoswalt' commentary on "The Oscar" from' @KinoLorber' with the highlight being Patton…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 28 2020 at 9:04am
RT' @brendenfletcher': Celebrating today’s big horror birthdays with' @KinoLorber’s' Blu-ray release of HOUSE OF LONG SHADOWS, the only film to…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com