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Uniform Title Repo man (Motion picture)
Title Repo man [videorecording] / Universal ; Michael Nesmith presents ; an Edge City production ; produced by Jonathan Wacks, Peter McCarthy ; written & directed by Alex Cox.

Publication Info. [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    REP    Available
Edition Director-approved two-DVD special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (92 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 1 booklet (67 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.)
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Series Criterion collection ; 654.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 654.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary with director Alex Cox, executive producer Michael Nesmith, casting director Victoria Thomas, and actors Sy Richardson, Zander Schloss, and Del Zamora; Plate o' shrimp (interviews featuring musician Keith Morris and actors Dick Rude, Olivia Barash, and Miguel Sandoval); Iggy Pop (interview); The missing scenes (director Alex Cox, executive producer Michael Nesmith, neutron bomb inventor Sam Cohen, and character J. Frank Parnell watch and discuss deleted scenes); Trailers. Disc 2: Repossessed (roundtable discussion about the making of Repo Man featuring director Alex Cox, producers Peter McCarthy and Jonathan Wacks, and actors Del Zamora, Sy Richardson, and Dick Rude); Harry Zen Stanton (discussion between actor Stanton and producer Peter McCarthy); The TV version (the director's "cleaned-up" television version of the film).
Credits Art direction, J. Rae Fox, Lynda Burbank ; editor, Dennis Dolan ; music by Steven Hufsteter, Humberto Larriva ; Repo Man theme, Iggy Pop ; director of photography, Robby Muller ; executive producer, Michael Nesmith.
Cast Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Olivia Barash, Tracey Walter, Sy Richardson, Susan Barnes, Del Zamora, Eddie Velez, Fox Harris, Tom Finnegan, Michael Sandoval, Jennifer Balgobin, Dick Rude, Zander Schloss, Vonetta McGee, Richard Foronjy.
Summary Two ace "Repo Men" are out to beat ruthless government agents, UFO cultists, hired thugs, a lobotomized nuclear scientist and the infamous Rodriguez Brothers to an incredibly valuable '64 Chevy containing a secret that can change the course of civilization overnight.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital monaural.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Repossession -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Automobiles -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Punk rock music -- Philosophy and aesthetics -- Drama.
Extraterrestrial beings -- Drama.
Genre/Form Dark comedy films.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Cox, Alex, 1954- author of screenplay, director.
Nesmith, Michael, producer.
Wacks, Jonathan, producer.
McCarthy, Peter, producer.
Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926- actor.
Estevez, Emilio, 1962- actor.
Barash, Olivia, actor.
Walter, Tracey, 1942- actor.
Richardson, Sy, actor.
Barnes, Susan, actor.
Zamora, Del, actor.
Velez, Eddie, actor.
Harris, Fox,, actor.
Finnegan, Tom, actor.
Sandoval, Miguel, 1951- actor.
Balgobin, Jennifer, actor.
Rude, Dick, actor.
Schloss, Zander, actor.
McGee, Vonetta actor.
Foronjy, Richard, 1937- actor.
Huffsteter, Steve, composer (expression)
Larriva, Tito, composer (expression)
Pop, Iggy, 1947- performer, interviewee.
Müller, Robby, 1940- cinematographer.
Morris, Keith (Vocalist), interviewee.
Cohen, S. T., interviewee.
McPheeters, Sam, author.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Edge City (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604657159
Standard No. 715515104913
Music No. CC2252D The Criterion Collection

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