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Quicksand [DVD] [2001]

Release Date:03/16/2004
This action drama has been given a solid presentation on DVD. Quicksand has been given two transfers to disc for this edition: a widescreen version letterboxed in the aspect ratio of 1.78:1 (and enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors), and a pan-and-scan transfer in the full-screen ratio of 1.33:1. The English-language soundtrack is presented in two options, Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround, while Spanish subtitles and English closed captioning have also been included. Cast interviews have been included as a bonus.

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    Special Features

    • Q & A interviews
    • Scene access
    • Closed Captioned


    British filmmaker John MacKenzie directs the crime thriller Quicksand, based on the book by Desmond Lowden. Michael Keaton plays Martin Raikes, a New York banker who goes to Monaco to investigate some questionable transactions. He discovers that the shifty bank account belongs to film producer Lela Forin (Judith Godrëche), whose next movie stars former action star Jake Mellows (Michael Caine). The production company turns out to be closely associated with a group of gangsters who wish Martin was out of the picture. They frame him for murder and make it look like his bank received a profit. Martin and Lela team up against the gangsters. Quicksand was released straight-to-video in Europe. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Michael Caine
      Michael Caine - Jake Mellows
    • Michael Keaton
      Michael Keaton - Martin Raikes
    • Rade Serbedzija
      Rade Serbedzija
    • William Beck
      William Beck - Nicoli

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