The Naked Prey (1965) Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD)

Release Date: 19 October 2015 | Certificate: Suitable for 15 years and over
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Known mostly as an actor of the studio era, Cornel Wilde took on a parallel career as an independent producer, writer, and director to create a series of films that explored man in the midst of extreme dramatic situations and The Naked Prey is perhaps his most personal and violent rumination. Set in nineteenth-century Africa's colonial periods, Wilde portrays an unnamed safari guide whose group encounters and subsequently insults a local tribe. Following the execution of the other party members, Wilde alone is the last to be spared and is given a head start to elude his pursuers as game to be hunted for retributive satisfaction, unless and until he can attain safety... The Naked Prey remains a special entry in the cinema of actors-turned-auteurs, which also includes such luminaries as Robert Montgomery, Charles Laughton, and Ida Lupino. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present Wilde's most ruthless picture for the first time in the UK in a Dual Format special edition.

Features

SPECIAL FEATURES Gorgeous 1080p presentation of the film on Blu-ray New video interview with film historian Sheldon Hall Original theatrical trailer Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing Booklet containing a 1970 interview with Cornel Wilde, and the original 1903 basis for the film ''John Colter's Escape''
Release Date: 19 October 2015
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
SKU: EKA70198