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    Arrow Releasing Coffy

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    Release Date: 6th April 2015
    Format: Blu-ray
    Starring: Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui
    Directed by: Jack Hill


    Regarded as one of the best of the Blaxploitation genre along with Shaft and Superfly, Coffy has been described as “one of the most entertaining films ever made” by Quentin Tarantino.

    With Coffy Pam Grier was catapulted to stardom and iconic status following solid roles in earlier ‘chicks in chains’ films. Here she plays nurse ‘Coffy’ Coffin seeking vigilante justice when her little sister is hospitalised by a smack pusher. Coffy uses her body, bullets and blades to get justice, working her way to the top of the criminal ring. But as she nears the top she finds the level of corruption is closer to home than she thinks.

    When American International Pictures lost the chance to make Cleopatra Jones the studio looked for another project and turned to up and coming B-movie auteur Jack Hill (Spider Baby, Pit Stop). Coffy was such a success that the studio fast tracked Grier’s next movie (Foxy Brown) with Hill straight away.


    Restored High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation, on Blu-ray for the first time in the world!
    Original uncompressed mono PCM audio
    Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
    Audio commentary by writer-director Jack Hill
    A Taste of Coffy – A brand new interview with Jack Hill
    The Baddest Chick in Town! – A brand new interview with Pam Grier on Coffy and its follow up, Foxy Brown
    Blaxploitation! – A video essay by author Mikel J. Koven (Blaxploitation Film) on the history and development of the genre
    Original theatrical trailer
    Image Gallery
    Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx
    Booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Cullen Gallagher and a profile of Pam Grier by Yvonne D. Sims, author of Women in Blaxploitation, illustrated with archive stills and posters

    Region: B
    Rating: TBC
    Cat No: FCD1048
    Duration: 91
    Language: English
    Subtitles: English SDH
    Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
    Audio: Mono
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    Brilliant! Been hoping they would do this after doing such a good job with Foxy Brown.

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    Of course they are. I waited a couple years for a blu-ray but gave up last month and watched it for the first time on DVD. Oh well, at least it looks like there are some worthwhile special features.

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    Another one that Olive has slated for US release in June...

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    German limited edition media book release.

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