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Title Slacker [videorecording] / Detour Filmproduction presents ; producer, writer, director, Richard Linklater.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    SLA    Staff Reported Missing
Description 2 videodiscs (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet (1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 247
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 247.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Special features: Disc 1: New, restored high-definition digital film transfer; Commentaries (Director commentary, Cast commentary, Crew commentary); No longer, not yet (pages from the original script); Showing life (cast interviews with introduction by casting director Anne Walker-McBay); Taco-and-a-half after 10 (home movies shot during filming of Slacker); Les Amis (10 minute trailer for the film Viva Les Amis, directed, edited, and produced by Nancy Higgins); Shooting from the hip (stills gallery featuring hundreds of rare behind-the-scenes photos). Disc 2: It's impossible to learn to plow by reading books (Richard Linklater's first feature project filmed in 1988, featuring commentary by the director); Woodshock (a 1985 16 mm. short by Linklater and Lee Daniel); The Austin Film Society (The Austin Media Arts by Denise Montgomery, Where the Magic Takes Place by Lee Daniel, AFS history in flyers); Ain't no film in that shit (deleted scenes from the film); Original theatrical trailer; Slack-er\'sla-ker\ ("Slacker Culture", 1991 essay by Linklater); End of interview! (footage from the Slacker tenth-anniversary reunion and screening). Booklet features an essay by author and filmmaker John Pierson and an introduction to It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books by director Monte Hellman.
Credits Director of photography, Lee Daniel ; editor, Scott Rhodes.
Cast Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey + 100 others.
Summary Directed by Richard Linklater, presents a day in the life of a loose-knit Austin, Texas, subculture populated by eccentric and overeducated young people. Shooting on sixteen mm for a mere $3,000, writer-producer-director Linklater and his crew of friends threw out any idea of a traditional plot, choosing instead to create a tapestry of over a hundred characters, each as compelling as the last.
Audience Rating: R; for language.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject University of Texas -- Drama.
Subculture -- Texas -- Austin -- Drama.
Austin (Tex.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Linklater, Richard, 1960- film producer, screenwriter, film director, actor.
Basquez, Rudy, actor.
Caffeine, Jean, actor.
Hockey, Jan, actor.
Daniel, Lee, 1962- director of photography.
Rhodes, Scott, editor of moving image work.
Walker-McBay, Anne, interviewee (expression)
Higgins, Nancy, filmmaker.
Montgomery, Denise, writer of added text.
Pierson, John, writer of added text.
Hellman, Monte, 1932- writer of added text.
Detour Filmproduction.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Plow.
ISBN 9781604657739
Standard No. 715515109710
Music No. CC2304D The Criterion Collection

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