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Outrage, directed by Ida Lupino and starring Mala Powers, comes to Blu-ray from Kino Lorber and includes an Audio Commentary by Film Historian Imogen Sara Smith.




Genre(s): Drama
Kino Lorber| NR – 75 min. – $24.95 | August 8, 2023

Date Published: 08/11/2023 | Author: The Movieman

Director: Ida Lupino
Writer(s): Collier Young and Malvin Wald and Ida Lupino (written for the screen)
Cast: Mala Powers, Tod Andrews, Robert Clarke, Raymond Bond, Lilian Hamilton

Features: Commentary
Slip Cover: No
Digital Copy: No
Formats Included: Blu-ray
Number of Discs: 1

Audio: English (DTS-HD MA 2.0)
Video: 1080p/Full Frame 1.37
Subtitles: English SDH
Codecs: MPEG-4 AVC
Region(s): A



Ann Walton (MALA POWERS) is a young bookkeeper freshly engaged to her boyfriend, Jim Owens (ROBERT CLARKE). But her promising life unravels completely when, on her way home from work one evening, she is raped. The trauma of the attack shatters her sense of identity and forces her to flee from home in shame.



The only feature is a new Audio Commentary by Film Historian Imogen Sara Smith.


VIDEO – 4¼/5, AUDIO – 4/5

Kino Lorber releases Outrage onto Blu-ray where it’s presented in the original 1.37 full frame aspect ratio and given a new 1080p high-definition transfer provided by Paramount from a 4K scan of the 35mm Fine Grain. While not a perfect transfer as there were plenty of noticeable, although not distracting, dust marks, scratches and some film damage, for the most part this picture still looks quite good with relatively sharp detail throughout. The black and white elements show nice contrast as well with the former being stark but not crushed and whites not appearing have blown out.

The disc comes with the standard DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo track and although there were instances when the soundtrack tops out, for the most part this sounds fairly good outputting clear dialogue and some okay depth for a film like this and of its age.




Check out some more 1080p screen caps by going to page 2. Please note, these do contain spoilers.

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