Published: [United States] : The Criterion Collection,  Series:Criterion collection, Edition: Director-approved two-DVD special ed Description: 2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.) ISBN/ISSN: 9781604657272, 1604657278, 9786315035869, 6315035868 :, Language: English
Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
Special features: Disc 1. Commentaries: Haskell Wexler, Paul Golding, and Marianna Hill; Paul Cronin; Trailer. Disc 2. Haskell Wexler (new interview); extended excerpts from "Look out Haskell, it's real!" a documentary about the making of Medium Cool; excerpts from Sooner or later, a documentary by Cronin about Harold Blankenship; Medium Cool revisited (new half-hour video by Wexler about the Occupy movement's protests against the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago). Booklet features an essay by film critic and programmer Thomas Beard
Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill, Harold Blankenship
The story of the working world and romantic life of a television cameraman is a visceral, lasting cinematic snapshot of the era, climaxing with an extended sequence shot right in the middle of the riots surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. An inventive commentary on the pleasures and dangers of wielding a camera, Medium Cool is as prescient a political film as Hollywood has ever produced
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 4K Digital restoration; PCM mono
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
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