SummaryA bawdy, gleefully amoral tale about a prudish married couple feeling put upon by the swingers who live in their apartment building, who, one night by accident, discover a way to simultaneously rid themselves of the "perverts" down the hall and realize their dream of opening a restaurant.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 625.|
Restaurateurs -- Drama.
Spouses -- Drama.
Dark comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York] :Criterion Collection,2012
|Edition||Special ed., Widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Secret cinema.
Beltran, Robert, 1953-
Begley, Ed, Jr.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Mary Woronov, Paul Bartel, Robert Beltran, Ed Begley, Jr., Buck Henry, Susan Saiger.
Director of photography, Gary Thieltges ; production designer, Robert Schulenberg ; editor, Alan Toomayan ; original music, Arlon Ober.
MPAA rating: R.
In English; wtih optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Accompanying material may include folded sheet insert comprising credits and an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein.
Special features: Audio commentary featuring screenwriter Richard Blackburn, production designer Robert Schulenberg, and editor Alan Toomayan; The secret cinema (1966) and Naughty nurse (1969), two short films by director Paul Bartel; Cooking up Raoul, a making-of documentary; gag reel outtakes; archival interview with Paul Bartel and Mary Woronov; trailer.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.78:1; 16:9) presentation; Dolby digital mono; restored digital transfer.
1 videodisc (83 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.