The McKenzie Break (DVD)

Directed by Lamont Johnson

Release Year: 1970
Running Time: 108
UPC: 7 38329 16112 5
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Select a Format
$11.99 $5.99 (50% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US & Canada
Cast
Brian Keith
Helmut Griem
Ian Hendry

Crew
Directed by Lamont Johnson

Brian Keith (The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming) leads an acclaimed international cast in this poignant and powerful WWII thriller fraught with action, suspense and the haunting reality of war. Keith stars as Captain Jack Connor, a fast-talking, hard-drinking, tough-as-nails Irishman assigned to investigate an impending escape by a group of German POWs led by the charismatic Kapitan Schleutter (Helmut Griem, The Damned). The camp commander (Ian Hendry, Get Carter) has been unable to contain the prisoners, but Connor's brash and unusual approach solves the problem...for a while. In a race against time and with growing animosity from the commander - Connor surpasses even his own previous unorthodox methods when he devises a scheme so daring that it will either make him a hero... or prove to be the most fatal mistake of his career. Stylishly directed by Lamont Johnson (Kona Coast) with a beautifully written screenplay by William W. Norton (White Lightning, Gator) based on a book by Sir Sidney Shelley.


DVD Extras Include:

Original Theatrical Trailer


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


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 10:45pm
RT' @sadfilmcritic': “Jeff Bezos and Mickey Mouse want us to believe that there is no future, no alternative, so that they can lock us in the…
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 10:45pm
RT' @NotebookMUBI': Conor Williams writes on notable examples of new displays of ingenuity, including' @DedzaFilms—an' initiative dedicated to…
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 9:07pm
#CanYouBringIt' @DManMovie' made this' @Vutlure' viewing guide!' @BilgeEbiri' calls it “a powerful case for the reinvigor…' https://t.co/JOtHIx4ZLS'
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 9:03pm
RT' @Ela_Bittencourt': Loveliest homage to Tarkovsky of recent years: a still from Malgorzata Szumowska's NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN, which I've…
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 9:01pm
RT' @manlikeflan': Screw it: recent writing megathread! I loved the latest Dumont, FRANCE, which played competition at Cannes. Seydoux is m…
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 8:57pm
RT' @ioncinema': ★★★★½ FRANCE by Bruno Dumont !!! “Doomed to be misunderstood, panned & browbeaten, Dumont’s every calculated move is actuall…
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 7:55pm
RT' @Hotchka': #MaeWest and #CaryGrant sparkle in the stunning new Blu-ray release of the classic pre-Code romantic comedy #ImNoAngel, out no…
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 5:58pm
RT' @JordanCronk': #Cannes2021 Top Ten: 1) Memoria (Apichatpong Weerasethakul) 2) France (Bruno Dumont) 3) Benedetta (Paul Verhoeven) 4) In F…
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 5:58pm
RT' @reverse_shot': For his final Cannes dispatch' @JordanCronk' praises Bruno Dumont's aptly garish FRANCE with Léa Seydoux, plus new films fr…
'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 2 2021 at 5:09pm
RT' @ioncinema': Bravo to' @KinoLorber' on their pick up of Bruno Dumont's misunderstood' @Festival_Cannes' guilty pleasure. France gets a Decem…
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