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Title Days of heaven [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; produced by Bert and Harold Schneider ; written and directed by Terrence Malick.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    DAY    Available
Edition Director-approved special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 409
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 409.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Special features: Commentary with Jack Fisk, Billy Weber, Patricia Norris, and Dianne Crittenden [audio feature]; Interview with Richard Gere [audio feature] (22 min.); Interview with Sam Shepard (13 min.); Interview with John Bailey (21 min.); Interview with Haskell Wexler (12 min.). Booklet includes essays "On Earth as it is in heaven" by Adrian Martin and "Shooting 'Days of Heaven'" by Nestor Almendros.
Credits Director of photography, Nestor Almendros ; additional photography, Haskell Wexler ; edited by Billy Weber ; music composed and conducted by Ennio Morricone ; additional music, Leo Kottke ; art director, Jack Fisk ; costumes designed by Patricia Norris.
Cast Richard Gere (Bill), Brooke Adams (Abby), Sam Shepard (the Farmer), Linda Manz (Linda), Robert Wilke (the farm Foreman).
Summary A young couple who pretend to be brother and sister move from Chicago to the Texas panhandle to escape poverty. There, they work the ranch of a rich and handsome farmer, who has fallen in love with the woman.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional subtitles in English.
Awards Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Nestor Almendros); Cannes Film Festival Best Director (Terrence Malick) 1979.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Farmers -- Texas -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Texas -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Historical fims.
Added Author Malick, Terrence, 1945-
Schneider, Bert, 1932-
Schneider, Harold.
Almendros, Nestor.
Morricone, Ennio.
Gere, Richard, 1949-
Adams, Brooke, 1949-
Shepard, Sam, 1943-
Manz, Linda, 1961-
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container and disc label: Terrence Malick's Days of heaven
ISBN 1934121932
Standard No. 715515026321
Music No. CC1717D The Criterion Collection

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