Perky, overachieving Tracy Flick gets on the nerves of history teacher Jim McAllister to begin with, but after she launches her campaign for high-school president and his personal life starts to fall apart, things spiral out of control.
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
2 videodiscs (103 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out leaflet (10 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
DVD video 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 5.1
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Container of (work) Election (Motion picture)
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.
Title from title frame.
Based on the novel by Tom Perrotta.
Accompanied by a fold-out leaflet featuring an essay, "That's why it's destiny", by critic Dana Stevans.
Special features: audio commentary from 1999 featuring Alexander Payne; The passion of Martin, Payne's 1991 UCLA senior thesis film; new interview with Reese Witherspoon; Trulnside: "Election," a 2016 documentary featuring on-set footage and interviews with cast and crew; Local news: Omaha local-news report on the film's production; trailer.
Music by Rolfe Kent ; costume designer, Wendy Chuck ; editor, Kevin Tent ; production designer, Jane Ann Stewart ; directory of photography, James Glennon.
Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein, Jessica Campbell, Mark Harelik, Phil Reeves, Molly Hagan, Delany Driscoll, Colleen Camp, Frankie Ingrassia
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; wide screen (2.40:1) ; restored 4K digital transfer ; Dolby digital 5.1.
disc one. [Feature film]
disc two. [Special features].
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Criterion collection ; 904.
The Criterion collection
The Criterion collection ; 904
Subjects:High school students -- Drama.
High school teachers -- Drama.
Omaha (Neb.) -- Drama.
Overachievement -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Berger, Albert (Motion picture producer), film producer.
Bona Fide Productions, production company.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962- actor.
Camp, Colleen, 1953- actor.
Campbell, Jessica, 1982-2020, actor.
Chuck, Wendy, costume designer.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Driscoll, Delany, actor.
Gale, David, film producer.
Glennon, James, 1942- director of photography.
Hagan, Molly, 1961- actor.
Harelik, Mark, actor.
Ingrassia, Frankie, actor.
Klein, Chris, 1979- actor.
MTV Films (Firm), production company.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Perrotta, Tom, 1961- Election.
Paramount Pictures Corporation, presenter.
Payne, Alexander, 1961- screenwriter, film director.
Reeves, Phil, actor.
Rolfe, Kent, composer (expression)
Samples, Keith, film producer.
Stewart, Jane Ann, production designer.
Taylor, Jim, 1962- screenwriter.
Tent, Kevin, editor of moving image work.
Witherspoon, Reese, 1976- actor.
Yerxa, Ron, film producer.