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North Dallas Forty 4K 1979

North Dallas Forty 4K 1979

IMDB 6.9
SIZE 81.75 GB

Film description

“North Dallas Forty” is a gripping sports drama released in 1979, directed by Ted Kotcheff. Based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Peter Gent, the film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the cutthroat world of professional football in America. Set against the backdrop of the Dallas Cowboys football team, the story follows Phil Elliott (played by Nick Nolte), a talented but aging wide receiver grappling with the physical and emotional toll of the game.

Elliott, known for his rebellious attitude and disregard for authority, finds himself at odds with the team’s management, led by the ruthless Coach B.A. Strothers (played by G.D. Spradlin) and the manipulative team owner, Conrad Hunter (played by Dabney Coleman). As Elliott struggles to maintain his performance on the field amidst injuries and personal conflicts, he also navigates the complex dynamics of friendship and betrayal within the locker room.

The film delves into the darker aspects of professional football, including the use of painkillers and steroids, the pressure to perform at any cost, and the exploitation of players by team owners and management. Through its unflinching portrayal of the brutality and corruption inherent in the sport, “North Dallas Forty” offers a searing critique of the American football industry and the sacrifices demanded of its athletes.

Nick Nolte delivers a powerhouse performance as Phil Elliott, capturing both the physicality of the game and the inner turmoil of his character. The supporting cast, including Mac Davis as quarterback Seth Maxwell and Charles Durning as the team’s assistant coach, provide depth and authenticity to the film’s portrayal of life in the NFL. With its blend of intense drama, biting satire, and compelling characters, “North Dallas Forty” remains a landmark film in the sports genre.


Info Blu-ray
Codec: HEVC / H.265 (96.5 Mb/s)
Resolution: Native 4K (2160p)
HDR: Dolby Vision, HDR10
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1
#English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
#English: Dolby Digital 2.0 (Commentary by Daniel Kremer, Daniel Waters, Ted Kotcheff)
English SDH.


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