Blu-ray Release: Who’ll Stop the Rain

Blu-ray Release Date: May 16, 2017
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Director Karel Reisz’s adaptation of Robert Stone’s acclaimed novel, Dog Soldiers (with a screenplay by Stone and Judith Rascoe), the 1978 crime drama Who’ll Stop the Rain focuses on a trio of Vietnam War casualties: a war correspondent (Michael Moriarty, Report to the Commissioner), a merchant marine (Nick Nolte, TV’s Rich Man Poor Man), and the former’s drug-addicted wife (Tuesday Weld, Pretty Poison). This trio becomes involved in a desperate plan to smuggle a load of heroin from Vietnam to San Francisco; a team of interested thugs are soon in hot pursuit.

Nick Nolte and Tuesday Weld in Who’ll Stop the Rain

Special features on Twilight Time’s Blu-ray edition of the R-rated drama include the following:

-Isolated Music Track
-Supervising Editor John Bloom Talks About Who’ll Stop the Rain
-Original Theatrical Trailer

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

About Laurence

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.