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Under the volcano

Author: Michael Fitzgerald, (Producer)Kathy FitzgeraldJohn HustonGabriel FigueroaGuy GalloAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2007]
Series: Criterion collection, 410.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Withering from alcoholism, British consul Geoffrey Firmin stumbles through a small Mexican village amidst the Day of the Dead fiesta, attempting to reconnect with his estranged wife, but only further alienating himself.
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Genre/Form: Melodrama
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fitzgerald, (Producer); Kathy Fitzgerald; John Huston; Gabriel Figueroa; Guy Gallo; Moritz Borman; Wieland Schulz-Keil; Albert Finney; Jacqueline Bisset; Anthony Andrews; Katy Jurado; Ignacio López Tarso; Alex North; Malcolm Lowry; Janus Films.; Ithaca Productions, Inc.; Consejo Nacional de Cinematografía.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1934121940 9781934121948
OCLC Number: 163572608
Language Note: Optional English subtitles.
Notes: Based on the novel by Malcolm Lowry.
Previously released as a motion picture in 1984.
Accompanying booklet features essay by Christian Viviani.
Special features Disc 1: Audio commentaries by Michael Fitzgerald, Wieland Schulz-Keil, and Moritz Borman on the film, by Guy Gallo on selected scenes, and by Danny Huston on the main title sequence ; Theatrical trailer.
Special features on Disc 2: Interview with Jacqueline Bisset (2007) ; Notes from Under the volcano (60 min. documentary on the film's production, 1984) directed by Gary Conklin ; Volcano, an inquiry into the life and death of Malcolm Lowry (99 min. documentary about author Malcolm Lowry, 1976) narrated by Richard Burton ; Audio interview with John Huston (1984).
Widescreen.
Credits: Production supervisor, Tom Shaw ; production designer, Gunther Gerzso ; edited by Roberto Silvi ; music by Alex North.
Cast: Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews, Katy Jurado, Ignacio Lopez Tarzo.
Description: 2 videodiscs (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([17] pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm).
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: Notes from "Under the Volcano" --
Volcano, an inquiry into the life and death of Malcolm Lowry.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 410.
Responsibility: Janus Films ; Michael & Kathy Fitzgerald present a John Huston film ; an Ithaca-Conacine production ; director of photography, Gabriel Figueroa ; executive producer, Michael Fitzgerald ; screenplay by Guy Gallo ; produced by Moritz Borman and Wieland Schultz-Keil ; directed by John Huston.

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Withering from alcoholism, British consul Geoffrey Firmin stumbles through a small Mexican village amidst the Day of the Dead fiesta, attempting to reconnect with his estranged wife, but only further alienating himself.

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