The breakfast club

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Hughes, John, 1950-2009, film director,
Tanen, Ned, film producer.
Friesen, Gil, 1937-2012, film producer.
Del Ruth, Thomas, 1942- director of photography.
Forsey, Keith, composer.
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
9781681433844, 1681433842
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[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
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2 videodiscs (97 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (22 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
9781681433844, 1681433842


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
General Note
Special features on disc one: 4K digital restoration; audio commentary recorded in 2008 with actors Anthony Michael Hall and Judd Nelson; "Sincerely yours," a 50 min. documentary on The Breakfast Club, featuring interviews with cast and crew (2008); 50 min. of deleted & extended scenes ; on disc two: new interviews with actors Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy; rare promotional and archival interviews with Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Irene Brafstein and Paul Gleason; segment from a 1985 episode of NBC's Today featuring the film's cast; excerpts from a 1985 American Film Institute seminar with Hughes; 1999 radio interview with Hughes; "Describe the ruckus," a video essay featuring director John Hughes's production notes, read by Nelson; electronic press kit including trailer; audio interview with Ringwald from a 2014 episode of This American Life. Container booklet includes essay "Smells like Teen Realness" by film critic David Kamp.
Creation/Production Credits
Costume designer, Marilyn Vance ; music composed and supervised by Keith Forsey ; edited by Dede Allen ; production designer, John W. Corso ; director of photography, Thomas Del Ruth.
Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John Kapelos, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy.
When Saturday detention started at Shermer High School, they were simply the Jock, the Princess, the Brain, the Criminal and the Basket Case, but by that afternoon they had become closer than any of them could have imagined.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural, Dolby Digital 5.1.
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hughes, J., Tanen, N., Friesen, G., Del Ruth, T., Forsey, K., Allen, D., Corso, J. W., Vance, M., Estevez, E., Gleason, P., Hall, A. M., Kapelos, J., Nelson, J., Ringwald, M., Sheedy, A., & Kamp, D. (2018). The breakfast club (Two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Hughes et al.. 2018. The Breakfast Club. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Hughes et al.. The Breakfast Club [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hughes, John, et al. The Breakfast Club Two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2018.

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