Barry Lyndon
(DVD)

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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017].
Format
DVD
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (185 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
Status
1 copy. Additional copies on order.
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Language
English
ISBN
9781681433714, 1681433710
UPC
715515205511

Notes

General Note
Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.
General Note
Title information from screen credits.
General Note
Widescreen (1.66:1).
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, John Alcott; editor, Tony Lawson; music adapted and conducted by Leonard Rosenman.
Participants/Performers
Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Kruger, Steven Berkoff, Gay Hamilton, Marie Kean, Diana Koerner, Murray Melvin, Frank Middlemass, Andre Morell, Arthur O'Sullivan, Godfrey Quigley, Leonard Rossiter, Philip Stone, Leon Vitali.
Participants/Performers
Narrator: Michael Hordern.
Description
"Stanley Kubrick bent the conventions of the historical drama to his own will in this dazzling version of a pitiless aristocracy, adapted from a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. In picaresque detail, Barry Lyndon chronicles the adventures of an incorrigible trickster (Ryan O'Neal) whose opportunism takes him from an Irish farm to the battlefields of the Seven Years' War and the parlors of high society. For the most sumptuously crafted film of his career, Kubrick recreated the decadent surfaces and intricate social codes of the period, evoking the light and texture of eighteenth-century painting with the help of pioneering cinematic techniques and lavish costume and production design, all of which earned Academy Awards. The result is a masterpiece--a sardonic, devastating portrait of a vanishing world whose opulence conceals the moral vacancy at its heart"--Container.
System Details
DVD format, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or monaural.
Language
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired (SDH).
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Kubrick, S., Harlan, J., Hordern, M., O'Neal, R., Magee, P., Berenson, M., Krüger, H., Berkoff, S., Hamilton, G., Kean, M., Körner, D., Melvin, M., Middlemass, F., Morell, A., O'Sullivan, A., Quigley, G., Rossiter, L., Stone, P., Vitali, L., Alcott, J., Lawson, T., Rosenman, L., & Thackeray, W. M. (2017). Barry Lyndon. Two-DVD special edition. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Stanley, Kubrick et al.. 2017. Barry Lyndon. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Stanley, Kubrick et al., Barry Lyndon. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kubrick, Stanley,, et al. Barry Lyndon. Two-DVD special edition. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2017. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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