Blu-Ray & DVD

Time Without Mercy by Joseph Losey, a thriller against the death penalty

Accused for the murder of his girlfriend, Alec Graham (Alec McCowen) faces the death penalty. His father (Michael Redgrave), a former alcoholic just out of rehab, will move heaven and earth to exonerate him.

Made in 1957, Time Without Pity is one of the major works of American filmmaker Joseph Losey, then exiled in the United Kingdom since 1953 to escape the witch hunt.

Mad anti-McCarthyist

The film also marks the beginning of a long collaboration with Richard MacDonald, a remarkable artistic director who worked on Eva, The Servant, The Assassination of Trotsky… With Time Without Pity, Losey imposes a major time constraint on his protagonist . David Graham will have only one day to restore the truth and change the fate of his son.

Announced on Blu-Ray and DVD from Carlotta on February 15, this thrilling thriller will be available in its original DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 version with French subtitles, in 1.37 aspect ratio. As a bonus, Une époque sans pitié (21 minutes): Michel Ciment, director of the publication of the magazine Positif and author of the book of the Book of Losey, reveals the position taken by the filmmaker carried by his anti-McCarthyist ideas. Not to mention the 2020 trailer for the film.