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Title The fisher king [videorecording] / directed by Terry Gilliam ; produced by Lynda Obst ; screenwriten by Richard La Gravenese.

Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]


Volume Number of Copies Request
DISC 1-2 1 Request this Volume
Edition Criterion collection.
Description 2 videodiscs (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical 5.1 surround rda
video file DVD video rda
Motion picture
Series Criterion collection
Criterion collection ; 764.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital (5.1 Surround).
Note Title from sell sheet.
Cast Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, Mercedes Ruehl.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Audience Rating: R; for language, and violence.
Summary Parry is a homeless history professor who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights, and damsels in distress. Jack is New York's number one shock deejay, until the day his off-hand arrogance triggers a tragedy that ruins his career. Penniless and without prospects, Jack finds himself plucked from disaster by the most improbable of saviors, Parry.
Note Speical features: New, restored 2k digital transfer, approved by director; Audio commentary featuring Gilliam; New interview with Gilliam, producer, screenwriter, actors, with artists; Interview from 2006 with actor Robin Williams; New video essay; Deleted scenes; Costume tests; Trailers; Plus: An essay by critic Bilge Ebiri.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject Mentally ill -- Drama.
Male friendship -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Gilliam, Terry, film director.
Obst, Lynda Rosen, film producer.
Williams, Robin, 1951-2014, actor.
Bridges, Jeff, 1949- actor.
Plummer, Amanda, actor.
Ruehl, Mercedes, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 1681430088
Standard No. 715515149013
Music No. CC2496DDVD The Criterion Collection

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