The wild world of adolescence has rarely been captured with as sharp an observational eye as in this frank spin on the teen comedy by director Amy Heckerling and screenwriter Cameron Crowe, launching hugely successful film careers for both.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 1075.|
-- Film adaptations.
High school students -- California -- 20th century -- Drama.
California, Southern -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York] :The Criterion Collection,2021
|Edition||Director approved Blu-ray special edition, Widescreen.|
Crowe, Cameron, 1957- screenwriter.
Penn, Sean, 1960- actor.
Leigh, Jennifer Jason, 1962- actor.
Stoltz, Eric, 1961- actor.
Reinhold, Judge, 1957- actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, Brian Backer, Robert Romanus, Ray Walston, Forest Whitaker, Anthony Edwards, Eric Stoltz, Nicolas Cage.
MPAA rating: R.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Title from sell sheet.
Based on the novel by Cameron Crowe.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: audio commentary from 1999 featuring Amy Heckerling and screenwriter Cameron Crowe; television version of the film from the eighties, featuring deleted and alternate scenes; new conversation with Heckerling and Crowe, moderated by filmmaker Olivia Wilde; Reliving our "Fast times at Ridgemont High," a 1999 documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew; audio discussion from 1982 with Heckerling at the American Film Institute; and more!
Blu-ray, wide screen (1.85:1); 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm).