[Irvington, New York] : Criterion Collection, .
5 bluray discs (approximately 746 min.) : sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (79 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
9781604657913, 160465791X, 9781604657920, 1604657928, 9781604657937, 1604657936, 9781604657944, 1604657944, 9781604657951, 1604657952, 9781604657968, 1604657960
Title from box.
Shadows originally released as a motion picture in 1959; Faces originally released as a motion picture in 1968; A woman under the influence originally released as a motion picture in 1974; The killing of a Chinese bookie originally released as a motion picture in 1976 and again in 1978; Opening night originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Special features: high-definition digital restorations of all five films; interviews with Cassavetes collaborators Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, Seymour Cassel, Lelia Goldini, Lynn Carlin and Al Ruban; "Faces" alternate opening; "Cineastes de notre termps": an episode from the French television series; audio commentary on "A woman under the influence"; stills and poster galleries ; documentary "A constant forge" by Charles Kiselyak.
Directors of photography, Erich Kollmar...[and others]; art director, Phedon Papamichael; editors, John Cassavetes...[and others]; music, Shifi Hadi, Jack Ackerman, Bo Harwood; costume designer, Alexandra Corwin-Hankin; production designers, Randy Liles...[and others].
Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Joan Blondell.
Shadows: Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City.
Faces: Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others.
A woman under the influence: Mabel is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage.
The killing of a Chinese bookie: To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie.
Opening night: A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play.
Rated PG (Shadows), PG-13 (Faces, Opening night), R (The killing of a Chinese bookie, A woman under the influence).
Blu-ray, region A, monaural; full screen (1.33:1) presentation (Shadows) ; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation (Faces) ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation (A woman under the influence, The killing of a Chinese bookie, Opening night); requires Blu-ray player.