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Warner announce Clint Eastwood in Blood Work

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Clint Eastwood's Blood Work. Released on June 30th with a £15.99 retail price the disc will contain the following features...

  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen transfer
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Sound
  • Language Options: English, French, Italian
  • "Making Of Blood Work"
  • A Conversation in Spanish with Clint Eastwood, Wands De Jesús and Paul Rodriguez
  • Trailer
From the Press Release...

In an excellent 'return to form for Eastwood' - (News of the World) both in front of and behind the camera, Blood Work is a thriller with plenty of twists and trademark firearms stand-offs. "It's a detective story and a human relationship story," says Eastwood. "This project was an opportunity for me to take a different approach to detective work. I especially like McCaleb's vulnerability, both physically and psychologically, which presents an interesting challenge for him to overcome."

Adapted for the screen by Academy Award Winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Payback) the film also features a powerful performance by Anjelica Houston as Eastwood's pushy doctor trying to make him take it easy and Jeff Daniels on top form as his clumsy neighbour Buddy.

Blood Work Marks Eastwood's 18th film as producer, his 23rd as director and 44th as star. The consummate filmmaker his career spans four decades and has touched generations of moviegoers.

He is one of the most prolific, versatile artists in the history of the medium, involving himself first as an actor, then as a director and producer. Eastwood's remarkable achievements have been fuelled by his enormous box-office appeal and likewise reflected in the recognition he has received. His respect within the film industry is matched only by his appreciation from the public at large. His ongoing body of work is without peer. Clint Eastwood is a film icon.

SYNOPSIS
Triple Academy Award winner* Clint Eastwood produces, directs and stars as FBI Profiler Terry McCaleb in this absorbing and edgy thriller based on the acclaimed best selling novel by Michael Connelly, Blood Work.

Unrelenting in his pursuit of justice, McCaleb is fast closing in on his latest adversary - a psychopath dubbed "The Code Killer". Hot on the killer's tracks, McCaleb suffers a massive heart attack, leaving the crimes open as he is forced into early retirement.

Two years later, a beautiful stranger (Wanda De Jesús) walks into his life and reveals that McCaleb's life was actually saved by the death of her murdered sister.

Against the advice of his doctor (Anjelica Houston), and with the help of his neighbour, (Jeff Daniels), McCaleb feels compelled to hunt down the murderer who has forced him to take this case personally.

* 1992: Best Director and as Producer of the Best Picture Unforgiven. 1994: Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

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