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Title Scanners [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Pierre David and Victor Solnicki present a David Cronenberg film ; executive producers, Victor Solnicki, Pierre David ; produced by Claude Heroux ; written and directed by David Cronenberg.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
[Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    SCA    DUE 07-20-19
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (103 min.) : monaural, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Criterion collection ; 712
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 712.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Special features: Disc 1: Trailer; Radio spots. Disc 2: The "Scanners" way (new documentary on the film's special effects, featuring interviews with Cronenberg's collaborators); Mental saboteur (a new interview with actor Michael Ironside); The Ephemerol diaries (a 2012 interview with actor and artist Stephen Lack); The Bob McLean Show (excerpt from a 1981 interview with Cronenberg on the CBC's "The Bob McLean show"); Stereo (Cronenberg's first feature from 1969, precursor to Scanners, stars Ronald Mlodzik). Plus: an essay by critic Kim Newman.
Credits Art director, Carol Spier ; edited by Ronald Sanders ; music by Howard Shore ; director of photography, Mark Irwin.
Cast Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane, Michael Ironside, Robert Silverman.
Summary After a man with extraordinary, and frighteningly destructive, telepathic abilities is nabbed by agents from a mysterious rogue corporation, he discovers he is far from the only possessor of such strange powers, and that some of the other "scanners" have their minds set on world domination, while others are trying to stop them.
Audience Rating: R.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1); monaural, Dolby digital.
Subject Telepathy -- Drama.
Psychic ability -- Drama.
Corporations -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author David, Pierre, 1944- presenter, film producer.
Solnicki, Victor, presenter, film producer.
Cronenberg, David, 1943- screenwriter, film director.
Héroux, Claude, film producer.
O'Neill, Jennifer, 1948- actor.
Lack, Stephen, actor.
McGoohan, Patrick, 1928-2009, actor.
Dane, Lawrence, 1937- actor.
Ironside, Michael, 1950- actor.
Silverman, Robert A., 1943- actor.
Spier, Carol, art director.
Sanders, Ronald, film editor.
Shore, Howard, composer (expression)
Irwin, Mark, 1950- director of photography.
Newman, Kim, writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Stereo.
ISBN 9781604658675
Standard No. 715515120012
Music No. CC2378D The Criterion Collection

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