Voice Over

When grim reality violently intrudes into the life of a successful writer and radio presenter, his ability to separate fact and fiction breaks down, with devastating consequences.

‘Fats’ Bannerman is enjoying success as the writer and presenter of Thus Engaged, a romantic radio serial about the lives and loves of a Regency heroine. But when grim reality violently intrudes into Fats’s life, his frail fantasies become unbalanced and his ability to separate fact from fiction breaks down, with devastating consequences. Featuring a compelling central performance from the great British screen actor Ian McNeice, this controversial film from award-winning Hollywood director Christopher Monger caused a sensation upon its original release.

Special features

  • Presented in both high definition and standard definition.
  • Newly mastered, under the supervision of Director of Photography Roland Denning from the best available archive material.
  • Repeater (Christopher Monger, 1979, 76 min): deconstructed crime thriller, inspired by the French new wave, in which a woman’s confession of murder is not as simple as it seems.
  • Fully illustrated booklet with newly commissioned essays, biographies, original promotional materials, and recollections by Christopher Monger and Ian McNeice.
     

Product information

    • Certificate

      15

    • Colour

      Colour

    • Sound

      Sound

    • Running time

      108mins

    • Subtitles

      English for the hard-of-hearing

    • Original aspect ratio

      1.33:1

    • DVD region

      • 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland, French Overseas departments and territories

    • Blu-ray region

      • B - Includes most European and Middle-Eastern countries, all of Africa, Australia and New Zealand

    • Catalogue number

      BFIB1132

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