Love with the Proper Stranger 09/10/17

KL Studio Classics

What are two individualistic, highly motivated movie stars supposed to do when faced with an unimaginative studio system eager to misuse their talents? Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen collaborate with a great writer, director and producer for an urban romance with an eye on the sexual double standard. It’s a hybrid production: a gritty drama that’s also a calculated career move. Street reality guides Robert Mulligan’s direction, but he keeps one foot in pure romantic escapism. On Blu-ray from KL Studio Classics.