Brute Force (Criterion Collection) DVD
Brute Force (Criterion Collection)DVD
Director Jules Dassin's powerful, noir-flavored prison drama stars Burt Lancaster as an embittered inmate who launches a desperate breakout scheme with his cellblockmates and Hume Cronyn as a power-crazed guard who revels in brutalizing the prisoners. Script by Richard Brooks; with Charles Bickford, Sam Levene, Ann Blyth, Howard Duff (his film debut). 98 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; interview; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.