Crimes of Passion 1984
Urban call girl China Blue is skilled at turning tricks and a phrase, often at the same time, with her satin outfits and platinum wig earning her a steady stream of middle-aged male clients. Her flashy persona soon grabs the attention of two very different men: the Reverend Peter Shayne (Perkins), a poppers-sniffing street preacher who enjoys peep shows and violent sexual fantasies, and Bobby Grady (Laughlin), a security expert hired by a company boss to shadow one of his employees, Joanna Crane (Turner), whom he suspects is betraying him to the competition. Bobby discovers that Joanna and China Blue are one and the same, and he soon becomes entangled in her world of sexual extremes and manipulation. The relationship soon takes its toll on Bobby’s marriage to Amy (Designing Women’s Potts), who has a far lower sex drive than her husband, and Joanna/China Blue is forced to deal with numerous personal demons and a deeply psychotic Shayne who has his own twisted plans in mind.

Director: Ken Russell
Cast: Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison
Country: USA
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller

• High Definition Blu-ray and Standard Definition DVD presentations of the 112-minute director’s cut
• High Definition Blu-ray presentations of the 107-minute unrated versions of the film
• Audio commentary with director Ken Russell and producer-screenwriter Barry Sandler.
• Barry Sandler: Life of Crime (22:07) is a fun interview with the film's writer and producer.
• Rick Wakeman: Composing for Ken (28:54) is another really interesting interview, featuring frequent Russell collaborator, iconic keyboard player Rick Wakeman.
• Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by Sandler (19:55)
• It's a Lovely Life (3:14) is a Russell directed music video featuring Wakeman's music that was released on MTV as part of the film's promotional packet. This contains a submenu item labeled Gallery which is a rather interesting selection of shoot related material.
• Theatrical Trailer (1:41)

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:52:29 | 7.83 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

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BD50 | 1080p AVC | 01:52:35 + 01:46:46 | 43.9 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English