John Cassavetes. Five films
(DVD) 

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Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, [2004].
ISBN
0780028031, 9780780028036, 0780029194, 9780780029194, 0780029208, 9780780029200, 0780029224, 9780780029224, 0780029216, 9780780029217, 0780029240, 9780780029248, 0780029232, 9780780029231
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Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library District - StacksDVD 791.43 CONOn Shelf
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Published
Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, [2004].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
8 videodiscs (approximately 945 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (67 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Language
English
ISBN
0780028031, 9780780028036, 0780029194, 9780780029194, 0780029208, 9780780029200, 0780029224, 9780780029224, 0780029216, 9780780029217, 0780029240, 9780780029248, 0780029232, 9780780029231
UPC
037429199220, 037429187722, 037429198827, 037429198926, 037429199121, 037429199022, 037429199329, 037429199220

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General Note
"Shadows" originally released as a motion picture in 1959 (produced by Maurice McEndree ; associate producer, Seymour Cassel ; directed by John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd, Anthony Ray, Rupert Crosse) ; "Faces" originally released as a motion picture in 1968 (produced by Maurice McEndree ; written and directed by John Cassavetes ; associate producer, Al Ruban ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin, Fred Draper, Seymour Cassel, Val Avery) ; "A woman under the influence" originally released as a motion picture in 1974 (produced by Sam Shaw ; written and directed by John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands) ; "The killing of a Chinese bookie" originally released as a motion picture in 1976 and again in 1978 (Faces Distribution Corp. presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; starring Ben Gazzara, Timothy Agoglia Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Red Kullers, Al Ruban) ; "Opening night" originally released as a motion picture in 1977 (producer, Al Ruban ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, John Cassavetes, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart, Zohra Lampert).
General Note
Special features: new high-definition digital transfers; new video interviews with Cassavetes collaborators Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, Seymore Cassel, Lelia Goldini, Lynn Carlin and Al Ruban; two versions of "The killing of a Chinese bookie": Cassavete's original 135-min. cut as well as his subsequent 108-min. re-edit; "Faces" alternate opening; "Cinéastes de notre temps": an episode from the French television series; audio commentary on "A woman under the influence"; still galleries with hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos, publicity shots and posters; documentary "A constant forge" by Charles Kiselyak.
Creation/Production Credits
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].
Participants/Performers
Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Joan Blondell.
Description
"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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1), widescreen (1.66:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital, RSDL dual-layer.
Language
Closed-captioned.
Local note
DVD

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cassavetes, J., Carruthers, B., Goldoni, L., Hurd, H., Ray, A. M., Crosse, R., Marley, J., Rowlands, G., Carlin, L., Draper, F., Avery, V., Falk, P., Gazzara, B., Carey, T. A., Woodward, M., Blondell, J., Lampert, Z., Kollmar, E., Hadi, S., Ackerman, J., Harwood, B., Kiselyak, C., McEndree, M., Shaw, S., & Cassel, S. (2004). John Cassavetes (Special edition.). Criterion Collection.

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

John Cassavetes et al.. 2004. John Cassavetes. Criterion Collection.

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

John Cassavetes et al.. John Cassavetes Criterion Collection, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cassavetes, John, et al. John Cassavetes Special edition., Criterion Collection, 2004.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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