Blu-ray Release: Welcome to L.A.

Blu-ray Release Date: Dec. 1, 2015
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Kino Lorber


Promoted with a one-sheet that declares Los Angeles to be the “City of One Night Stands,” the 1976 drama-romance Welcome to L.A. finally arrives on Blu-ray.

Geraldine Chaplin and Harvey Keitel in Welcome to L.A.

Geraldine Chaplin and Harvey Keitel in Welcome to L.A.

Welcome to L.A. presents a canvass of Los Angelenos involved in all manner of romantic behavior. Among them are Keith Carradine (The Long Riders) as a rock composer whose success, unbeknownst to him, is due to his father’s money; Sissy Spacek (Badlands) as a free-spirited maid who likes to clean house stripped to the waist; Lauren Hutton (Gator) as a photographer in the midst of an affair with an older millionaire; Geraldine Chaplin (Nashville) as the lonely wife of an ambitious man who fancies herself a modern-day Garbo; and Sally Kellerman (Foxes) as the desperate real estate woman with penchant for afternoon affairs with her clients.

Produced by the great Robert Altman (Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean) and written and directed by his protégé Alan Rudolph (Love at Large), Welcome to L.A. also features Harvey Keitel (The Piano) and Denver Pyle (TV’s The Dukes of Hazzard) in its cast.

 

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.