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Uniform Title Rose (Motion picture : 1979)
Title The rose [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; a Marvin Worth/Aaron Russo production ; a Mark Rydell film ; executive producer, Tony Ray ; screenplay by Bill Kerby, Bo Goldman ; story by Bill Kerby ; produced by Marvin Worth and Aaron Russo ; directed by Mark Rydell.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    ROS    DUE 11-21-18 Billed
Edition Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (134 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 surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
widescreen (1.85:1) rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video rda
region 1
Motion pictures. lcgft
Series Criterion Collection ; 757
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 757.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language In English with optional English subtitles.
Cast Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest, Barry Primus, Sandra McCabe, David Keith, Harry Dean Stanton, Will Hare, Rudy Bond, Don Calfa, James Keane, Doris Roberts, Sandy Ward, Michael Greer, Claude Sacha, Michael St. Laurent, Sylvester, Pearl Heart.
Credits Film editor, Robert L. Wolfe ; costumes designed by Theoni V. Aldredge ; music arranged and supervised by Paul A. Rothchild ; production designed by Richard MacDonald ; director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond.
Note Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (features director Mark Rydell). Disc 2: Bette Midler (March 2015 interview); Mark Rydell (December 2014 interview, the director discusses the making of the film with his friend the filmmaker Charles Dennis); Vilmos Zsigmond (December 2014 interview, the director of photography talks about the film with cinematographer John Bailey); "Today" (segment from the June 27, 1978 episode of NBC's Today, Tom Brokaw interviews singer and actor Bette Midler and director Mark Rydell on one of the locations for The rose); Gene Shalit and Bette Midler (interview, originally aired on NBC News on November 8 and 9, 1979, film critic Gene Shalit talks to Bette Midler about her performance in The rose). Insert includes an essay by music critic Paula Mejia.
DVD release of the 1979 motion picture.
Summary Rose is one of the biggest rock stars on the planet. Her life of constant sex, drugs and rock and roll, along with constant touring, prove to be too much to handle. Nominated for four Academy Awards.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Subject Women rock musicians -- Drama.
Rock musicians -- Drama.
Substance abuse -- Drama.
Success -- Psychological aspects -- Drama.
Fame -- Psychological aspects -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Rydell, Mark, 1934- film director.
Worth, Marvin, film producer.
Russo, Aaron, film producer.
Ray, Anthony M., film producer.
Kerby, Bill, screenwriter.
Goldman, Bo, 1932- screenwriter.
Midler, Bette, actor.
Bates, Alan, 1934-2003, actor.
Forrest, Frederic, actor.
Primus, Barry, 1938- actor.
McCabe, Sandra, actor.
Keith, David, 1954- actor.
Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926- actor.
Hare, Will, 1919-1997, actor.
Bond, Rudy, actor.
Calfa, Don, 1940- actor.
Keane, James, 1952- actor.
Roberts, Doris, 1930- actor.
Ward, Sandy, actor.
Greer, Michael, 1943-2002, actor.
Sylvester, 1947-1988, actor.
Wolfe, Robert L., 1928-1981, editor of moving image work.
Aldredge, Theoni V., costume designer.
Rothchild, Paul A., 1935-1995, arranger of music.
MacDonald, Richard, 1919-1993, production designer.
Zsigmond, Vilmos, director of photography.
Dennis, Charles, 1946- interviewer (expression)
Bailey, John, 1942 August 10- interviewer (expression)
Brokaw, Tom, interviewer (expression)
Shalit, Gene, 1936- interviewer (expression)
Mejia, Paula, writer of supplementary textual content.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781604659962
Standard No. 715515146517
Music No. CC2484DDVD The Criterion Collection
CC2484D The Criterion Collection
CC2484D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2484D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)

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