Jefferson County Public Library logo
spacer
 

   
Limit search to available items
book jacket
DVD

Title Medium cool [videorecording] / produced by Tully Friedman and Haskell Wexler ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler ; directed by Haskell Wexler.

Publisher [United States] : The Criterion Collection, c2013.
Rated No one has rated this material

Copies

LIBRARY CALL # STATUS
 Columbine Library  DVD M    RECENTLY RETURNED
 Columbine Library  DVD M    Checked Out
Edition DVD ed., Special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Series Criterion collection ; 658
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Summary The story of the working world and romantic life of a television cameraman is a visceral, lasting cinematic snapshot of the era, climaxing with an extended sequence shot right in the middle of the riots surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. An inventive commentary on the pleasures and dangers of wielding a camera, Medium Cool is as prescient a political film as Hollywood has ever produced.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Program notes inserted.
Special features: Two audio commentaries; Look out Haskell, it's real!, a 55 minute documentaryabout the making of; New interview with Wexler; excerpts from Sooner or later, a documentary by Cronin about Harold Blankenship; original theatrical trailer.
Cast Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill, Harold Blankenship.
Note Rating: R.
Systm Detail DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, 4K Digital restoration; PCM mono.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles.
Note Awards: Won National Film Preservation Board, USA, National Film Registry, 2003.
Subject Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Drama.
Television camera operators -- Drama.
Riots -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama.
Television journalists -- Drama.
Television broadcasting of news -- Drama.
Student protesters -- Drama.
Genre/Form DVD-video discs.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Local Subj National Film Preservation Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)
Feature Film Collection.
Other Author Wexler, Haskell.
Friedman, Tully.
Hill, Marianna, 1941-
Forster, Robert, 1942-
Bloom, Verna, 1939-
Bonerz, Peter.
Blankenship, Harold.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604657272
1604657278
Upc 715515106214
Video # CC2265D DVD The Criterion Collection
Add a Review