The Postman Always Rings Twice [DVD] [1981]

Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange star in this searing tale of passion and lust, adapted from James M. Cain's Depression era-novel and arriving on DVD from Warner Home Video. Presented in standard 1.33:1 full-screen pan-and-scan only and featuring an English Dolby Digital Mono soundtrack, this release also offers optional English, Spanish, and French subtitles. Aside from the standard interactive menus and chapter selection, the only extra features are production notes and three theatrical trailers.
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Special Features

  • Interactive menus
  • Production notes
  • Scene access
  • Three theatrical trailers
  • Subtitles: English, Français, Español

Synopsis

The Postman Always Rings Twice
Bob Rafelson's remake of 1946's The Postman Always Rings Twice, with a screenplay by the award-winning playwright David Mamet, stars Jack Nicholson as Frank Chambers, a depression-era drifter who ends up at a diner run by Nick Papadakis (John Colicos), who offers Frank a job. Frank takes him up on the offer, but quickly begins a torrid affair with Nick's wife Cora (Jessica Lange). The adulterous lovers soon hatch a plan to kill Nick and share in the insurance payout. The second big-screen adaptation of the James M. Cain novel, the film garnered a certain degree of notoriety for the explicit sex scenes between Lange and Nicholson. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Jack Nicholson
    Jack Nicholson - Frank Chambers
  • Jessica Lange
    Jessica Lange - Cora Papadakis
  • John Colicos
    John Colicos - Nick Papadakis
  • Michael Lerner
    Michael Lerner - Katz
  • John Ryan
    John Ryan - Kennedy

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