When a Vietnamese businessman is murdered in the building where janitor Daryll Deever (William Hurt) works, he cons television reported, and the object of his obsession, Tony Sokolow (Sigourney Weaver) into believing the he has crucial information. But when Sokolow's aristocratic boyfriend (Christopher Plummer) learns that Deever may know something about the murder, suspicions are raised, as the unwitting reported and janitor continue their investigations, they get closer and closer to uncovering a dangerous truth.
Directed by Peter Yates (Bullitt), and featuring an all-star cast that includes Morgan Freeman and James Woods, this intricate and stylish thriller is presented here with an extensive selection of extra features.
- High definition transfer
- Audio commentary with director Peter Yates and film historian Marcus Hearn (2005)
- Peter Yates in conversation with Derek Malcolm (1982, audio only): The director discusses his career
- Peter Yates in conversation with Quentin Faulk (1996): Filmed interview, recorded at the National Film Theatre
- Viewing Notes (2016): Celebrated composer Stanley Silverman discusses his approach to scoring Eyewitness
- The Janitor (1981): Alternative UK title presentation
- Original theatrical trailer
- Original TV spot
- English HoH subtitles