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WIN the Criterion Edition of Now Voyager on Blu-ray!

 
 
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FilmJuice Competition: To celebrate the Criterion Edition of the sumptuous Now Voyager we've got TWO Blu-ray copies to Give Away!
For your chance to win, simply answer this question (entry details at the bottom of page): Which iconic Hollywood actor stars in Now Voyager?
Answer A: Bette Davis
Answer B: Joan Crawford
Answer C: Rita Hayworth
Competition Deadline: 8th January 2020

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Posted December 9, 2019 by

 
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Nervous spinster Charlotte Vale (All About Eve’s BETTE DAVIS) is stunted from growing up under the heel of her puritanical Boston Brahmin mother (My Fair Lady’s GLADYS COOPER), and remains convinced of her own unworthiness until a kindly psychiatrist (Notorious’s CLAUDE RAINS) gives her the confidence to venture out into the world on a South American cruise. Onboard, she finds her footing with the help of an unhappily married man (Casablanca’s PAUL HENREID). Their thwarted love affair may help Charlotte break free of her mother’s grip—but will she find fulfilment as well as independence? Made at the height of Davis’s reign as the queen of the women’s picture and bolstered by an Oscar-winning score by MAX STEINER (Gone with the Wind), Now, Voyager is a melodrama for the ages, both a rapturous Hollywood romance and a poignant saga of self-discovery.

USA | 1942 | 118 MINUTES | BLACK & WHITE | 1.37:1 | ENGLISH SPECIAL
EDITION FEATURES
* New, restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural
soundtrack on the Blu-ray
* Episode of The Dick Cavett Show from 1971 with actor Bette Davis
* Interview with Paul Henreid from 1980
* Selected-scene commentary on the film’s score by professor Jeff
Smith
* New interview with film critic Farran Smith Nehme on the making of
the film
* New interview with costume historian Larry McQueen
* Two radio adaptations from 1943 and 1946
* PLUS: An essay by scholar Patricia White and a 1937 reflection on
acting by Davis


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