WARNING: NO USA COMPATIBLEOUR DVD DO NOT PLAY IN STANDARD USA/CANADA DVD PLAYERS(BUT PLAYS FINE IN ANY PC/LAPTOP DVD-PLAYER)Item description:OUR DVD IS GREEK (EUROPEAN)VERSIONS NOT FOR STANDARD USA/CANADA DVD PLAYERSEUROPEAN VERSIONS IS REGION 2 OR REGION 0 PAL SYSTEM AND DO NOT PLAY IN STANDARD USA/CANADA DVD PLAYERS PROMOTIONAL DVD NOT SEALED IN EXCELLENT CONDITIONDvd case is partial in Greek language.Shadows Cast:Lelia Goldoni, Ben Carruthers, Anthony Ray, Hugh Hurd, Rupert CrosseDirector:John CassavetesRunTime:81 minutes (aprox.)Genre:DramaLanguage:English (audio)Subtitles:Greek (Optional - Removable)Region:REGION-FREE DVD, PAL (DVD & TV must be PAL system)Picture :--Shadows was John Cassavetes' first directorial effort. Like his later critically acclaimed films Faces and Husbands, Cassavetes fills the screen with probing, unflattering closeups. Unlike his other films, however, Shadows zips along at 87 minutes, a voiding the pitfall of putting the director's nonfans to sleep. The film is a straightforward account of a biracial romance (a far less common film subject in 1960 than today). Light-skinned African-American Lelia Goldoni falls in love with a white m an Anthony Ray, who spurns her when he meets the rest of her family. Far from subtle, Shadows benefits from the undisciplined energy of its direction and the excellence of its individual performances. Costing a scant $40,000 (less than the average ha lf hour TV episode of the era), Shadows won the Critic's Award at the Cannes Film Festival and led to more expensive studio assignments for John Cassavetes. REVIEW: John Cassavetes' Shadows is one of the most important and influential movies of Ame rican independent cinema. Shot on location in New York City in gritty, naturalistic black-and-white, it was one of the first American efforts to exhibit the urgent, spontaneous look and feel of French New Wave films. Cassavetes had been a reasonably well-known actor, but his first directorial effort was a world apart from the popular dramas of the era. Shadows set the tone for personal, independently made features for decades to come: it tackled controversial subject matter, featured a cast of u nknowns, and had a distinctly unprofessional veneer in most technical aspects. The candidness of the performances and the audacity of the director set it apart: the script was largely influenced by the actors during their rehearsals. In initial scree nings, Shadows was shunned by audiences, Cassavetes reworked much of it and re-released the film to greater success. .We do not sell copies , bootleg, or DVD-R. Item was circulated in Greece. Full movie in promotional sleeve.WE DO NOT ACCEPT RETURNS DUE YOUR EQUIPMENT INCOMPATIBILITY.NO RETURNS WILL BE ACCEPT DUE NO CAREFULLY READING OF THE ITEM DESCRIPTIONADVD1145 .Powered by eCRATER . List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.