Dressed to Kill [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray] [1980]

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Special Features

  • Gallery of storyboards by De Palma
  • Interview with actor-director Keith Gordon from 2001
  • New conversation between De Palma and filmmaker Noah Baumbach
  • New interviews with actor Nancy Allen, producer George Litto, composer Pino Donaggio, shower-scene body double Victoria Lynn Johnson, and poster photographic art director Stephen Sayadian
  • New profile of cinematographer Ralf Bode, featuring filmmaker Michael Apted
  • Pieces from 2001 about the different versions of the film and the cuts made to avoid an X rating
  • The making of "Dressed to Kill," a 2001 documentary
  • Trailer

Synopsis

Dressed to Kill
One of Brian De Palma's most divisive films, Dressed to Kill is a spine-chilling Alfred Hitchcock update for the late 1970s. Sexually frustrated wife and mother Kate Miller (Angie Dickinson) visits her New York psychiatrist, Dr. Elliott (Michael Caine), to complain about her unfulfilling erotic life. When she then goes to meet her husband at a museum, she meets an anonymous man whom she follows out to a cab. After an afternoon of satisfying sex, Kate discovers that the man has a venereal disease, but that information becomes a moot point when a razor-wielding blonde woman slashes Kate to ribbons in the elevator of the man's building. Blonde prostitute Liz (Nancy Allen), who caught a glimpse of the murderer, becomes both the prime suspect and the killer's next target. With the police less than willing to believe her story, Liz joins forces with Kate's son Peter (Keith Gordon) to get the psychopath themselves. ~ Lucia Bozzola, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Michael Caine
    Michael Caine - Dr. Robert Elliott
  • Angie Dickinson
    Angie Dickinson - Kate Miller
  • Nancy Allen
    Nancy Allen - Liz Blake
  • Keith Gordon
    Keith Gordon - Peter Miller
  • Dennis Franz
    Dennis Franz - Detective Marino

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