Five easy pieces
DVD
2015
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Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever.

Item Details
Series:
Criterion collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 546. DVD.
Criterion collection ; 546
Subjects:
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Gifted persons -- Drama.
Petroleum workers -- Drama.
Pianists -- Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
Other Authors:
Anspach, Susan, 1942-2018 actor.
Basil, Toni, actor.
Black, Karen, 1939-2013, actor.
Bush, Billy, actor.
Challee, William, 1904-1989, actor.
Columbia Pictures, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Dailey, Irene, actor.
Flagg, Fannie, actor.
Holmes, Christopher (Christopher V.), editor of moving image work.
Joyce, Adrien, screenwriter.
Kallianiotes, Helena, 1938- actor.
Kovacs, Laszlo, 1933-2007, director of photography.
MacGuire, Marlena, actor.
Nicholson, Jack, actor.
Rafelson, Bob, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Rafelson, Toby.
Ryan, John, 1936-2007, actor.
Schneider, Bert, 1933-2011, film producer.
Shepard, Gerald, editor of moving image work.
Smith, Lois, 1930- actor.
Stahl, Richard, 1932-2006, actor.
Struthers, Sally, actor.
Thayer, Lorna, 1919-2005, actor.
Waite, Ralph, 1928-2014, actor.
Wechsler, Richard, film producer.
ISBN:
9781604653632
168143010X
Edition:
Special edition.
Description:
1 videodisc (98 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches.
digital optical
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: 18A.
Other Title:
5 easy pieces [DVD]
Notes:
DVD release of the 1970 motion picture.
Special features: Commentary (featuring director Bob Rafelson and interior designer Toby Rafelson); Soul searching in "Five easy pieces" (a 2009 video piece featuring Rafelson and Jack Nicholson dicussing the writing and development of the film) ; BBS: a time for change (30 minutes video piece from 2010, about Bob Rafelson, Bert Schneider, and Steve Blauner's legendary movie company BBS Productions, features critic David Thomson and historian Douglas Brinkley); BBStory (a 2009 documentary about BBS Productions, with Rafelson, actors Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, and Ellen Burstyn, directors Peter Bogdanovich and Henry Jaglom and others); Bob Rafelson at AFI (audio excerpts from a 1976 AFI interview with Rafelson as part of the Harold Lloyd Master Seminar series); Teasers and trailer. Insert includes an essay by critic Kent Jones.
Film editors, Christopher Holmes, Gerald Shepard ; interior designer, Toby Rafelson ; director of photography, Laszlo Kovacs.
Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Susan Anspach, Lois Smith, Ralph Waite, Billy "Green" Bush, Irene Dailey, Toni Basil, Lorna Thayer, Richard Stahl, Helena Kallianiotes, William Challee, John Ryan, Fannie Flagg, Marlena MacGuire, Sally Ann Struthers.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; monaural.
For private home use only.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
CC2498DDVD
CC1962D
CC1959D
Link to PAC
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