A gentlemanly rogue travels the battlefields and parlors of 18th century Europe, determined to make for himself the life of a nobleman through seduction, gambling, and dueling in this methodical film showing the rhythm and life of the period.
2 videodiscs (185 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches.
digital optical surround Dolby Digital mono
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not Rated.
Adapted from a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.
Special features: New documentary featuring cast and crew interviews as well as excerpts from a 1976 audio interview with director Stanley Kubrick; New program about the film's groundbreaking visuals, featuring focus puller Doglas Milsome and gaffer Lou Bogue, as well as excerpts from a 1980 interview with cinematographer John Alcott; New program about Academy award-winning production designer Ken Adam with historian Sir Christopher Frayling; New interview with editor Anthony Lawson; French television interview from 1976 with Oscar-winning costume designer Ulla-Britt Söderlund; New interview with critic Michel Ciment; New interview with actor Leon Vitali about 5.1 surround soundtrack, which he cosupervised; New piece analyzing the fine-art-inspired aesthetics of the film with art curator Adam Eaker; Plus: an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and two pieces about the film from the March 1976 issue of American Cinematographer.
Title from container.
Cinematographer, John Alcott.
Ryan O'Neal, Patrick Magee, Marisa Berenson.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
For private home use only.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Criterion collection ; 897
Criterion collection ; 897 DVD.
Subjects:Europe -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Rogues and vagabonds -- Fiction.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 -- Film adaptations.
Other Authors:Berenson, Marisa, 1942- actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Kubrick, Stanley, film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Magee, Patrick, actor.
O'Neal, Ryan, actor.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. Barry Lyndon.