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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

"LOOK" -- Get Ready to be Watched on DVD May 5, 2009

Award-winning Writer and Director Adam Rifkin Offers a Twisted Take on the Reality of Living Life on Camera

Beverly Hills, CA – In these days of reality TV and hidden security cameras watching our every move, are we ever sure we’re really alone? There are an estimated 30 million surveillance cameras in the U.S. and the average American is captured on camera more than 200 times daily. Anchor Bay Entertainment addresses the question with Look, a provocative award-winning film coming to DVD on May 5, 2009. Written and Directed by Adam Rifkin (cult classic, Detroit Rock City), this critically acclaimed film is an unflinching look at the outrageous nature of what we do when we think we’re alone – as sex, drugs, and rocky relationships are all revealed through the fisheye of the lens. Look is a groundbreaking film experience that will leave you wondering, “Who’s watching me?” The poignant and eye-opening DVD is available for an SRP of $26.97.

"Everyone's a voyeur, but with hundreds of cameras capturing us each day, we're all unwitting exhibitionists as well,” said director Adam Rifkin. “With Look, I wanted to make a movie about the things that people do when they don't think they're being watched. With hundreds of cameras catching us each day -- in malls, in banks, in dressing rooms and yes, even in public bathrooms -- what secrets are we giving up to the countless eyes in the sky?"

Shot entirely from the point of view of security cameras, Look follows several interweaving storylines over the course of a random week in a random city. Watch intently as a tempted high school English teacher tries his best to be a decent husband, a department store floor manager uses the warehouse for more than just storage, a Mini-Mart clerk has big dreams, a lawyer struggles with a sexual dilemma, an untrusting mother uses a babycam as a means to protect her family, and sociopathic brothers ruin the day for the strangers they come across. Look doesn’t judge these people or the choices they make, but it does explore the secret lives that they – and we all lead.
Sometimes humorous, often disturbing, always thought-provoking; Look is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. From elevators to fitting rooms, Americans are caught unaware by over 200 surveillance cameras each day. Look takes this fact of compromised privacy and creates a movie that the Los Angeles Times praises as “A brilliant Hitchcockian suspense film,” Newsweek said “What Look reveals may shock you” and S calls it “a powerful, provocative and disturbing new drama.”

Extras include a behind-the-scenes “Look at Look” featurette, theatrical trailer, deleted scenes, and outrageous outtakes that are too hot for security TV.

Street Date: May 5, 2009
Audio: Dolby Surround 5.1
Retail Price: $26.97
Genre: Drama
Rating: R
Run Time: 102 minutes
Bonus Features: Theatrical trailer, deleted scenes, “A Look at Look” featurette


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