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[DVD] The Machinist (Region-3)
[DVD] The Machinist (Region-3)
[DVD] The Machinist (Region-3)
Item#: 3132430465
Regular price: $23.00
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Product Description
Korean Title: "Machinist"
Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Director: Brad Anderson
Studio: Warner Bros
Rating: 15+
Genre: Thriller

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About This DVD

As a bleak and chilling mood piece, The Machinist gets under your skin and stays there. Christian Bale threw himself into the title role with such devotion that he shed an alarming 63 pounds to play Trevor Reznik (talk about "starving artist"!), a factory worker who hasn't slept in a year. He's haunted by some mysterious occurrence that turned him into a paranoid husk, sleepwalking a fine line between harsh reality and nightmare fantasy--a state of mind that leaves him looking disturbingly gaunt and skeletal in appearance. (It's no exaggeration to say that Bale resembles a Holocaust survivor from vintage Nazi-camp liberation newsreels.) In a cinematic territory far removed from his 1998 romantic comedy Next Stop Wonderland, director Brad Anderson orchestrates a grimy, nocturnal world of washed-out blues and grays, as Trevor struggles to assemble the clues of his psychological conundrum. With a friendly hooker (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and airport waitress (Aitana Sánchez-Gijón) as his only stable links to sanity, Trevor reaches critical mass and seems ready to implode just as The Machinist reveals its secrets. For those who don't mind a trip to hell with a theremin-laced soundtrack, The Machinist seems primed for long-term status as a cult thriller on the edge. --Jeff Shannon

Audio Format: DD 5.1 Surround, DD 2.0 Stereo
Video Format: Widescreen 2.35:1 (Anamorphic) 
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Korean  
Country Made: USA 
Region Code: 3
Year Made: 2004 
Running Time: 101
Special Features: -
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