Posted Tue May 13, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The 1958 drama will be checking into Blu-ray later this year.
In an early announcement to retailers, Kino is working on 'Separate Tables' for Blu-ray sometime in 2014.
Terence Rattigan's pair of one-act plays are deftly woven together into this intelligent, handsome drama, a kind of somber Grand Hotel of lonely and repressed lives at a British seaside hotel in the dreary off-season. David Niven and Wendy Hiller earned well-deserved Oscars for their subdued turns, as a blustery old warhorse hiding a guilty secret and the efficient hotel proprietress, respectively. Burt Lancaster is the alcoholic American whose secret affair with Hiller is complicated when his former wife (Rita Hayworth) breezes in and reopens old emotional wounds, and Deborah Kerr is a mousy woman whose secret love for Niven is shattered by scandal. Director Daniel Mann (Marty) remains true to the good manners and quiet desperation that keeps these sad souls isolated at separate tables. He gracefully floats between the two dramas and patiently allows his repressed characters to open up and reveal their true feelings in their own quiet fash
Specs, supplements, suggested list price, and a release date haven't been revealed yet.
You can find the latest specs for 'Separate Tables' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under PENDING.
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