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Name: ARROW VIDEO
Number: BR-AA042

THE APARTMENT (1960) (BLU-RAY)
Starring:  Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray

In 1960, following on from the success of their collaboration on Some Like it Hot, director Billy Wilder (Ace in the Hole, Sunset Boulevard) reteamed with actor Jack Lemmon (The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross) for what many consider the pinnacle of their respective careers: The Apartment. C.C. Bud Baxter (Lemmon) is a lowly Manhattan office drone with a lucrative sideline in renting out his apartment to adulterous company bosses and their mistresses. When Bud enters into a similar arrangement with the firm's personnel director, J.D. Sheldrake (Fred MacMurray, Double Indemnity), his career prospects begin to look up... and up. But when he discovers that Sheldrake's mistress is Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine, Irma la Douce), the girl of his dreams, he finds himself forced to choose between his career and the woman he loves... Winner of five Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, The Apartment features a wealth of Hollywood's finest talent on both sides of the camera at the top of their game. By turns cynical, heart-warming, and hilarious, Wilder's masterpiece now shines like never before in this all-new, 4K-restored edition from Arrow Films.

Language: English
Genre: Cult
Run Time: 125 mins
Number of Discs: 1
Audio: STEREO
Year of Production: 1960
Director: Billy Wilder
Actors: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray

Bonus Materials

Brand new 4K restoration of the film from the original camera negative produced by Arrow Films exclusive for this release
Original uncompressed PCM mono audio
Optional 5.1 remix in lossless DTS-HD Master Audio
Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Audio commentary with film producer and historian Bruce Block
The Key to the Apartment, a new appreciation of the film by film historian Philip Kemp
Select scene commentary by Philip Kemp
The Flawed Couple, a new video essay by filmmaker David Cairns on the collaborations between Billy Wilder and Jack Lemmon
A Letter to Castro, a new interview with actress Hope Holiday
The Writer Speaks: Billy Wilder, an archival interview from the Writers Guild of America s Oral Histories series
Inside the Apartment, a half-hour making-of featurette from 2007 including interviews with Shirley MacLaine, executive producer Walter Mirisch, and others
Magic Time: The Art of Jack Lemmon, an archive profile of the actor from 2007
Theatrical trailer
Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Ignatius Fitzpatrick

  
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