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Title The big chill [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Carson Productions Group, Ltd. production of a Lawrence Kasdan film ; executive producers, Marcia Nasatir and Lawrence Kasdan ; written by Lawrence Kasdan & Barbara Benedek ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Lawrence Kasdan.

Publication Info. [United States] : Columbia Pictures Industries, [2014]
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    BIG    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Edition Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (105 min.) : sound, 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. rda
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion pictures lcgft
Series The Criterion collection ; 720
Criterion collection ; 720.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, monaural.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Cast Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, JoBeth Williams, Don Galloway.
Credits Editor, Carol Littleton ; production designer, Ida Random ; director of photography, John Bailey.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirty-somethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties.
Contents disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Bonus features.
Note Special features: Disc 1: Trailer. Disc 2: Success in the system (interview with filmmaker Kasdan, he discusses the challenges of creating personal work within the Hollywood studio system and his remarkable career as a collaborative screenwriter and writer-director); "The big chill" : a reunion (1998 documentary by Laurent Bouzereau about the making of the film, including writer-director Kasdan and actors Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth Williams); Thirtieth anniversary Q & A (Q & A with cast and crew, moderated by Variety's chief film critic, Scott Foundas, held at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival); Deleted scenes. Booklet features an essay by writer and filmmaker Lena Dunhan and a 1983 piece by critic Harlan Jacobson.
Subject Suicide -- Drama.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Reminiscing -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kasdan, Lawrence, 1949- film producer, film director, screenwriter.
Nasatir, Marcia, film producer.
Benedek, Barbara, screenwriter.
Shamberg, Michael, film producer.
Berenger, Tom, 1949- actor.
Close, Glenn, 1947- actor.
Goldblum, Jeff, 1952- actor.
Hurt, William, actor.
Kline, Kevin, actor.
Place, Mary Kay, actor.
Tilly, Meg, actor.
Williams, JoBeth, actor.
Galloway, Don, 1937-2009, actor.
Littleton, Carol, film editor.
Random, Ida, production designer.
Bailey, John, 1942 August 10- director of photography.
Bouzereau, Laurent, filmmaker.
Foundas, Scott, interviewer (expression)
Dunham, Lena, 1986- writer of supplementary textual content.
Jacobson, Harlan, writer of supplementary textual content.
Columbia Pictures Corporation, production company.
Carson Productions, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Big chill (Motion picture)
ISBN 9786316075345
Standard No. 715515118910
Music No. CC2514DDVD Criterion Collection
CC2514D Criterion Collection (container)
CC2514D-1 Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2514D-2 Criterion Collection (disc 2)

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