Blu-ray Release: Morituri

Blu-ray Release Date: May 21, 2019
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Marlon Brando (On the Waterfront) and Yul Brynner (Fuzz) star in the suspenseful 1965 World War II thriller Morituri, directed by Bernhard Wicki (The Bridge), written by Daniel Taradash (Hawaii), and shot by the one and only Conrad Hall.

The action takes place on a blockade-running freighter traveling from Yokohama to Bordeaux with a load of vital war materiel; Brando is a German deserter recruited by the British to help obtain the cargo, while Brynner is the ship’s captain, ready to scuttle his own ship if threatened with capture.

The film also stars Janet Margolin as a concentration camp escapee, and features a host of familiar faces from the European character actors scene of from the Sixties.

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.