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Rollerball

Author: Norman JewisonWilliam HarrisonJames CaanJohn HousemanMaud AdamsAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif : MGM Home Entertainment, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen format (1.85:1) or standard format (1.33:1)View all editions and formats
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In a dystopic future world run entirely by a few powerful corporations, the brutal sport of rollerball has taken the place of both warfare and traditional athletic competition. The greatest player in the history of rollerball, Jonathan E, receives pressure from these corporations to retire. When he refuses, both his life and his sport descend into chaos and bloodshed.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction films
Sports films
Fiction films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Jewison; William Harrison; James Caan; John Houseman; Maud Adams; John Beck; Moses Gunn; Pamela Hensley Vincent; Barbara Trentham; Ralph Richardson, Sir; United Artists Corporation.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792838300 9780792838302
OCLC Number: 40695800
Language Note: In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the short story: Roller ball murder / by William Harrison.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975.
Special features: optional audio commentary by Jewison; "From Rome to 'Rollerball' : the full circle" vintage featurette (c1975, 8 min.); interactive "Rollergame."
Credits: Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; film editor, Antony Gibbs ; music conducted by André Previn ; music played by The London Symphony Orchestra.
Cast: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn, Pamela Hensley, Barbara Trentham, Ralph Richardson.
Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English or Dolby digital stereo. surround in French.
Other Titles: Rollerball (Motion picture : 1975)
Responsibility: United Artists ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by William Harrison.

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In a dystopic future world run entirely by a few powerful corporations, the brutal sport of rollerball has taken the place of both warfare and traditional athletic competition. The greatest player in the history of rollerball, Jonathan E, receives pressure from these corporations to retire. When he refuses, both his life and his sport descend into chaos and bloodshed.

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