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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
UK drama 1943 color 163 min.
Director: Emeric Pressburger and Michael Powell
CLV: $69.95 - 2 discs, catalog # CC1137L
Pompous, arrogant career soldier Clive Candy survives three wars and three romances in Emeric Pressburger and Michael Powell's pointed rebuke of the dying British military empire. Criterion presents the longer version of the film, with audio commentary by writer-director Michael Powell and Blimp aficionado Martin Scorsese, discussing the film's production and its long-term impact on moviemaking.