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|Genre/Form:||Dark comedy films
Detective and mystery films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Altman; William S Gilmore; Cary Brokaw; Michael Tolkin; David Brown; Nick Wechsler; Tim Robbins; Greta Scacchi; Fred Ward; Whoopi Goldberg; Peter Gallagher; Brion James; Cynthia Stevenson; Vincent D'Onofrio; Dean Stockwell; Richard E Grant; Dina Merrill; Angela Hall; Lyle Lovett; Sydney Pollack; Jean Lépine; Geraldine Peroni; Thomas Newman; Avenue Pictures,; Spelling Entertainment Inc.,; Addis-Wechsler (Firm),; Criterion Collection (Firm),
|Language Note:||In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).|
|Notes:||Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Based on the novel by Michael Tolkin.
Special features: New 4K digital restoration; Audio commentary from 1992 featuring director Robert Altman, writer Michael Tolkin, and cinematographer Jean Lepine; The film's opening shot with alternate commentaries by Altman, Lépine, and Tolkin; Trailers and TV spots; Interview with Altman from 1992; New interviews with Tolkin, actor Tim Robbins, associate producer David Levy, and production designer Stephen Altman; Cannes Film Festival press conference from 1992 with cast and crew; Robert Altman's Players: a short documentary about the shooting of the film's fund-raiser scene; Map to the Stars: a gallery dedicated to the cameo appearances in the film; Deleted scenes and outtakes. Insert includes essay "The Screenplayer" by film critic Sam Wasson.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Jean LeÌpine ; edited by Geraldine Peroni ; music by Thomas Newman; production designer, Stephen Altman ; wardrobe designed by Alexander Julian.|
|Cast:||Tim Robbins (Griffin Mill), Greta Scacchi (June Gudmundsdottir), Fred Ward (Walter Stuckel), Whoopi Goldberg (Detective Avery), Peter Gallagher (Larry Levy), Brion James (Joel Levison), Cynthia Stevenson (Bonnie Sherow), Vincent D'Onofrio (David Kahane), Dean Stockwell (Andy Civella), Richard E. Grant (Tom Oakley), Dina Merrill (Celia), Angela Hall (Jan), Lyle Lovett (Detective DeLongpre), Sydney Pollack (Dick Mellen).|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: Rated R for language, nudity, some sexuality.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.|
|Details:||Blu-ray; region A; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; 2.0 surround; requires Blu-ray player.|
|Series Title:||Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs), 812.|
|Other Titles:||Player (Motion picture : 1992)|
|Responsibility:||Avenue Pictures in association with Spelling Entertainment presents ; a David Brown/Addis-Wechsler production ; a Robert Altman film ; co-executive producer, William S. Gilmore ; executive producer, Cary Brokaw ; screenplay by Michael Tolkin ; produced by David Brown, Michael Tolkin, Nick Wechsler ; directed by Robert Altman.|