A gentlemanly rogue travels the battlefields and parlors of 18th century Europe, determined to make for himself the life of a nobleman through seduction, gambling, and dueling in this methodical film showing the rhythm and life of the period.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 897.|
Thackeray, William Makepeace,
-- Film adaptations.
Rogues and vagabonds -- Drama.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- Europe -- Drama.
Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Drama.
Europe -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York, N.Y.] :2017
|Edition||Two-DVD special edition, Widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Barry Lyndon.
screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995, narrator.
O'Neal, Ryan, actor.
Berenson, Marisa, 1942- actor.
Magee, Patrick, actor.
Krüger, Hardy, 1928- actor.
Körner, Diana, 1944- actor.
Vitali, Leon, 1948- actor.
Rosenman, Leonard, composer.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. Barry Lyndon.
Warner Bros. Entertainment, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger, Diana Körner, Leon Vitali.
Narrator: Michael Hordern.
Director of photography, John Alcott ; editor, Tony Lawson ; music, Leonard Rosenman.
In English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.
Features: New 4K digital restoration; Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack; New documentary featuring cast and crew interviews as well as audio excerpts from a 1976 interview with director Stanley Kubrick; New program about the film's groundbreaking visuals, featuring focus puller Douglas Milsome and gaffer Lou Bogue, as well as excerpts from a 1980 interview with cinematographer John Alcott; New program featuring historian Christopher Frayling on Academy Award-winning production designer Ken Adam; New interview with editor Anthony Lawson; French television interview from 1976 with Ulla-Britt Söderlund, who codesigned the film's Oscar-winning costumes; New interview with critic Michel Ciment; New interview with actor Leon Vitali about the 5.1 surround soundtrack, which he cosupervised; New piece analyzing the fine-art-inspired aesthetics of the film with art curator Adam Eaker; Trailers; Plus an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and two pieces about the film from the March 1976 issue of American Cinematographer.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or monaural.
2 videodiscs (185 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).