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Title The long day closes [videorecording] / The British Film Institute and Film Four International present ; a British Film Institute production ; executive producers, Ben Gibson & Colin MacCabe ; produced by Olivia Stewart ; written & directed by Terence Davies.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    LON    Available
Edition Dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (85 min. each) : DVD video, Blu-ray, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm.)
two-dimensional moving image rdacontent DVD
two-dimensional moving image rdacontent Blu-ray
text rdacontent booklet
video rdamedia DVD
video rdamedia Blu-ray
unmediated rdamedia booklet
videodisc rdacarrier DVD
videodisc rdacarrier Blu-ray
volume rdacarrier booklet
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. DVD
Blu-ray 4 3/4 in. Blu-ray
Description digital optical stereo Dolby rda DVD
digital optical stereo Dolby rda Blu-ray
laser optical NTSC rda DVD
laser optical NTSC rda Blu-ray
video file DVD video all regions rda DVD
video file Blu-ray region A rda Blu-ray
Series Criterion collection ; 694
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 694.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 694.
System Details Blu-ray, region A; widescreen (1.85:1, 16:9) presentation; stereo; requires Blu-ray player.
DVD, all regions, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
Language In English with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Leigh McCormack, Marjorie Yates, Anthony Watson, Nicholas Lamont, Ayse Owens, Tina Malone, Jimmy Wilde, Robin Polley, Peter Ivatts, Joy Blakeman, Denise Thomas, Patricia Morrison, Gavin Mawdsley, Kirk McLaughlin, Marcus Heath, Victoria Davies, Brenda Peters, Karl Skeggs, Lee Blennerhassett, Peter Hollier, Jason Jevons.
Credits Art director, Kave Naylor ; "A fond kiss and then we sever" sung by Isobel Buchanan ; "Once in Royal David's City" sung by Ruth Davies ; "She moved through the fair" sung by Gerard O'Beirne ; music director, Robert Lockhart ; costume designer, Monica Howe ; editor, William Diver ; production designer, Christopher Hobbs ; director of photography, Michael Coulter.
Event Filmed on location England.
Note Originally produced in England and released in 1992.
Accompanied by booklet inside container featuring an essay by critic Michael Koresky.
Summary The story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy who struggles through his days. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local movie-house. All the while, his family looms large in our peripheral vision as do the menacing bullies of his school.
Note Special features: Optional audio commentary by director Terence Davies and cinematographer Michael Coulter; The South Bank Show (episode of the British television series from 1992 featuring Terence Davies); Colin MacCabe (new interview with the film critic and professor); Christopher Hobbs (new interview with the production designer); Trailer.
Subject Boys -- England -- Liverpool -- Drama.
Working class families -- England -- Liverpool -- Drama.
Liverpool (England) -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Bullying -- Psychological aspects -- Drama.
Motion pictures -- Appreciation -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Davies, Terence, 1945- film director.
Gibson, Ben, 1958- film producer.
MacCabe, Colin, film producer.
Stewart, Olivia, film producer.
McCormack, Leigh, actor.
Yates, Marjorie, actor.
Watson, Anthony, actor.
Lamont, Nicholas, actor.
Owens, Ayse, actor.
Quinn, Kave, art director.
Buchanan, Isobel, singer.
Davies, Ruth, singer.
O'Beirne, Gerard, singer.
Lockhart, Robert, 1959-2012, musical director.
Howe, Monica, costume designer.
Diver, William, film editor.
Hobbs, Christopher, 1945- production designer.
Coulter, Michael, director of photography.
Koresky, Michael, 1979- writer of supplementary textual content.
British Film Institute, presenter, production company.
Film Four International, presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 9781604658057
Standard No. 715515112611
Music No. CC2325BDDVD-1 Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)
CC2325BDDVD-2 Criterion Collection (DVD)
CC2325BDDVD Criterion Collection (Set)

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