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Title Six feet under. The complete first season [videorecording] / Actual Size Films ; Actual Size Productions ; Home Box Office ; The Greenblatt Janollari Studio ; producer, Laurence Andries ; writers, Alan Ball, Scott Buck, Rick Cleveland ... [et al.] ; directors, Daniel Attias, Alan Ball, Mike Cuesta ... [et al.].

Imprint New York, NY : HBO Video, [2003]


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Description 4 videodiscs (ca. 13 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally telecast by HBO in 2001.
Title from container.
Special features: behind-the-scenes 20-minute featurette including interviews with Michael C. Hall, Peter Krause, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose, Rachel Griffiths, Freddy Rodriguez, Matthew St. Patrick, and Alan Ball; audio commentary by Alan Ball; deleted scene from pilot episode; 15-minute featurette on the making of the "Six feet under" titles; 2 music tracks including the never-before released "Kid loco" title remix.
Contents Disc 1. Pilot / written and directed by Alan Ball ; The will / written by Christian Williams ; directed by Miguel Arteta ; The foot / written by Bruce Eric Kaplan ; directed by John Patterson -- disc 2. Familia / written by Laurence Andries ; directed by Lisa Cholodenko ; An open book / written by Alan Ball ; directed by Kathy Bates ; The room / written by Christian Taylor ; directed by Rodrigo Garcia ; Brotherhood / written by Christian Williams ; directed by Jim McBride -- disc 3. Crossroads / written by Laurence Andries ; directed by Allen Coulter ; Life's too short / written by Christian Taylor ; directed by Jeremy Podeswa ; The new person / written by Bruce Eric Kaplan ; directed by Kathy Bates -- disc 4. The trip / writted by Rick Cleveland ; directed by Michael Engler ; A private life / written by Kate Robin ; directed by Rodrigo Garcia ; Knock, knock / written and directed by Alan Ball.
Credits Directors of photography, Alan Caso, Bruce Douglas Johnson ; editors, Sue Blainey ... [et al.] ; original music, Richard Marvin ; production designer, Marcia Hinds-Johnson.
Cast Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose, Rachel Griffiths, Freddy Rodríguez, Matthew St. Patrick, Jeremy Sisto.
Summary Includes all 13 episodes of the first season. A look at members of a dysfunctional family operating a funeral home in Pasadena. With the elder son returning home for the holidays to shattering news, the family must learn to deal with a death of their own, while figuring out how to go ahead with the business of the living.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Funeral homes -- California -- Pasadena -- Drama.
Dysfunctional families -- Drama.
Ritos y ceremonias fúnebres -- California -- Pasadena -- Teatro.
Familias problemáticas -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Dark comedy television programs
Television melodramas.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Andries, Laurence.
Ball, Alan, 1957-
Attias, Daniel.
Cuesta, Michael, 1963-
Krause, Peter, 1965 August 12-
Hall, Michael C., 1971-
Conroy, Frances.
Ambrose, Lauren, 1978-
Griffiths, Rachel, 1968-
Rodríguez, Freddy, 1975-
St. Patrick, Mathew, 1969-
Sisto, Jeremy, 1974-
Caso, Alan.
Johnson, Bruce Douglas.
Blainey, Sue.
Marvin, Richard.
Hinds-Johnson, Marcia.
Actual Size Films.
Actual Size Productions.
Home Box Office (Firm)
Greenblatt Janollari Studio (Firm)
HBO Video (Firm)
Added Title Six feet under (Television program)
ISBN 0783122667
Standard No. 026359913228
Music No. 99132 HBO Video

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