Blind Date

Blind Date

Director: Nico Mastorakis Cast: Joseph Bottoms, Kirstie Alley, James Daughton

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Co-writer and director Nico Mastorakis filmed this unusual low-budget thriller in his native Athens, Greece. Timothy Bottoms stars as Jonathan Ratcliff, an American advertising executive who has lost his sight, although the specialist he consults, Dr. Steiger (Keir Dullea), feels that the cause is psychosomatic. Fitted with a camera-like sonar device that allows him to "see," even if in a non-traditional and rather limited way, Ratcliff takes a vacation in Greece. When he witnesses the murder of a woman with his seeing-eye electronic device, he becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer. Ratcliff's quarry turns out to be a taxi driver armed with a scalpel -- and good eyesight. Blind Date (1984) (alternately titled Deadly Seduction) is notable for early appearances by a trio of actresses who would go on to do bigger and better things: Kirstie Alley, Valeria Golino, and Marina Sirtis.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/08/2019
UPC: 0738329235734
Original Release: 1984
Rating: R
Source: Scorpion Releasing
Region Code: ABC
Time: 1:46:00
Sales rank: 30,493

Special Features

Brand new 2018 scan of the original negative of the director's cut supervised by the director Featurette on Nico Mastorakis Original soundtrack Music video Extensive stills Original screenplay Music video Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Joseph Bottoms Jonathon Ratcliffe
Kirstie Alley Claire Simpson
James Daughton Dave
Lana Clarkson Rachel
Keir Dullea Dr. Steiger
Charles Nicklin Actor
Danos Lygizos Actor
Michael Howe Subway Gang Member
Gerry Sundquist Subway Gang Member
Marina Sirtis Hooker
Louis Sheldon Murdered Lover
Brian Walker Office Employee
Valeria Golino Girl in Bikini
Karen Lee Party Guest
Rev. Andrew Johnson Dr. Steiger's Assistant
Gerald Kelly Actor

Technical Credits
Nico Mastorakis Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Andrew Bellis Cinematographer
John Kongos Songwriter
A. Kouroupou Makeup
Stanley Myers Score Composer
Papadelis Costumes/Costume Designer,Set Decoration/Design
Fred C. Perry Screenwriter
Michael Rich Associate Producer
George Rosenberg Editor
Hans Zimmer Score Composer

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