Outrage

DVD - 2023

Directed by pioneering actress/filmmaker Ida Lupino, the controversial classic Outrage was one of the first Hollywood films of its era to deal with the subject of rape. Ann Walton, a young bookkeeper freshly engaged to her boyfriend, Jim Owens, sees her promising life unraveling 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. It is a unique and vital film noir that addresses the widespread and unquestioned violence that women face with remarkable sensitivity. In 2020, Lupino's landmark achievement was deemed a "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" work of art and selected for preservation ...in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.

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Genres
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Crime films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Published
New York, NY : Kino Lorber [2023]
Language
English
Corporate Author
RKO Radio Pictures
Corporate Author
RKO Radio Pictures (distributor)
Other Authors
Ida Lupino, 1918-1995 (film director), Collier Young (screenwriter), Malvin Wald (actor), Mala Powers, 1931-2007 (film producer), Tod Andrews, 1914-1972, Robert Clarke, 1920-2005, Lilian Hamilton, Rita Lupino, 1921-, Hal March, 1920-1970, Kenneth Patterson, 1911-1990, Jerry Paris, 1925-1986, Angela Clarke, 1909-2010, Roy Engel, 1913-1980
Item Description
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Special features: New audio commentary by film historian Imogen Sara Smith.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (approximately 75 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD, region 1, Anamorphic (1.37:1); Dolby audio.
Audience
Rating: Not rated.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Archie Stout ; composer, Paul Sawtell ; editor, Harvey Manger.