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Format: Blu-Ray
Rel. Date: 07/02/2021
UPC: 5060697921540

Yesterday's Enemy (Standard Edition) / (Uk)

1. High Definition remaster
2. Original mono audio
3. Two presentations of the film: the uncensored UK theatrical version, and the US theatrical version with toned-down dialogue
4. The Guardian Interview with Val Guest (2005, 46 mins): archival audio recording of the celebrated filmmaker in conversation wit
5. Total War: Inside `Yesterday's Enemy' (2018, 27 mins): documentary written and directed by Hammer expert Marcus Hearn, narrated
6. Hammer's Women: Edwina Carroll (2018, 8 mins): critic and author Becky Booth on the popular Burmese-born actress
7. Stephen Laws Introduces `Yesterday's Enemy' (2018, 9 mins): appreciation by the acclaimed horror author
8. New Territory (2018, 13 mins): analysis of the film by British cinema expert Steve Chibnall
9. Frontline Dispatches (2018, 8 mins): second assistant director Hugh Harlow and props chargehand Peter Allchorne recall their ti
10. Original theatrical trailer
11. Image gallery: promotional photography and publicity material
12. New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

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A riposte to the criticisms levelled at The Camp on Blood Island, Hammer's previous war picture, released a year earlier, this stark and often savage examination of how war and conflict can corrupt otherwise good men, Val Guest's Yesterday's Enemy is one of the famed studio's most hard-hitting but underappreciated productions. It posits an impossible moral dilemma - is it ever justifiable to sacrifice a small number of innocent lives in the hope that thousands more will be saved? Headed by the formidable Stanley Baker (Hell Drivers, Eve), Yesterday's Enemy consciously and directly opposed the overwhelmingly patriotic spirit of British war films of the period, and remains a bleak exploration of duty, survival, and the effects of war. Region free