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Cat. No. DVD 1112: JOHNNY CASH ~ FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE. UMBRELLA DAVID 0336.

$13.59 inc GST ($10.53 )

FORMAT: PAL     REGION: ALL REGIONS

B&W                 RUNNING TIME: 75 MINS

REVIEW: In this classic crime noir thriller, country music legend, Johnny Cash (in his film debut), stars as Johnny Cabot, a violent, guitar playing ex-con who gets another chance at the big money when a notorious gangster (Fred Dorella) offers to bring him in on a bank heist. While Dorella holds up the bank, Cabot, pretending to be an insurance salesman, kidnaps the wife of the bank’s vice-president, holding her for ransom. Simmering sexual tension soon develops as a demented Cabot makes advances toward the housewife – in true pulp style, he forces her to dress in a negligee while singing the song “Five Minutes To Live”. Featuring an early performance from eight year-old Ron Howard and a great turn by Cash as the neurotic, guitar and gun-toting Cabot, this rarely-seen cult thriller can now be seen for the first time in Australia.

 

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