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Drama War

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A harrowing drama set during the Salvadoran Civil War, Salvador is a one of director Oliver Stone’s most underrated films, a thrilling and violent look at the chaos of war as seen through the lens of an amoral photojournalist.

In 1980, young men, women and children are being brutally killed in a bloody civil war in El Salvador. A horrific setting, but a perfect one for  Richard Boyle (James Woods in an Oscar® nominated role), a sleazy journalist whose career needs a jumpstart . Armed with his camera, Boyle joins the front lines in an attempt to capture atrocious-but-valuable images of pain and horror. But with each picture he takes, he catches a tragic side of humanity that ignites his long-buried compassion. And he unexpectedly discovers something that will change him forever: his soul.

 Also starring Jim Belushi (Thief, Twin Peaks: The Return) and John Savage (The Deer Hunter, The Thin Red Line), Salvador is a searing critique of the United States’ role in the Central American crisis, and The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present the film in it’s UK debut on Blu-ray in a special Dual Format edition.

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2 Discs

  • 1080p presentation of the film on Blu-ray (with a progressive encode on the DVD)
  • Optional 5.1 or uncompressed LPCM mono soundtracks
  • Optional English SDH subtitles
  • Feature length audio commentary with director Oliver Stone
  • An extensive archival interview with Oliver Stone at the BFI
  • A rarely heard, lengthy audio interview with Oliver Stone from 1986
  • "Into The Valley of Death" (62 mins) – A documentary on the making of Salvador
  • Deleted and Extended scenes
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • A collector’s booklet featuring a new essay by critic and journalist Barry Forshaw; extracts from the films original pressbook; and archival imagery