Competition: Win ‘The Servant’ on 4K Ultra HD Collector’s Edition Blu-ray!

To celebrate the centenary of British acting legend Dirk Bogarde, Studiocanal has released a brand new 4K Restoration of Joseph Losey’s ground-breaking, BAFTA-winning classic, THE SERVANT, which has been meticulously restored as part of their Vintage Classics collection.

Written by Harold Pinter and based on a 1948 novella by Robin Maugham, the film stars Dirk BogardeJames Fox, Sarah Miles and Wendy Craig.

To celebrate the release, we have 2 x copies of the 4K Ultra HD Collector’s Edition Blu-ray set to give away!

THE SERVANT follows sly and seductive manservant Barrett (Bogarde) as he worms his way in to the affections of foppish aristocrat Tony (Fox).

Barrett’s awe-inspiring efficiency cleverly masks his true intentions, ultimately giving way to a suspicious and insidious control where the roles of master and servant are reversed.

Cited by Bong Joon Ho as one of five films that influenced his masterpiece Parasite, THE SERVANT is considered ahead of its time for its ambitious cinematography and its exploration of class and sexual politics in 1960s Britain.

The film boasts stunning cinematography from Douglas Slocombe and a fantastic soundtrack by composer John Dankworth. It is considered by many to be one of the finest  British films of the last century.

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Competition closes at 23:59 on Tuesday 28th September 2021!

Winners will be notified by email!

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