Blow-Up [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]

Blow-Up [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]

 Cast: David Hemmings
David Hemmings
, Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
, Sarah Miles
Sarah Miles
, John Castle
John Castle
, Jane Birkin
Jane Birkin
Blow-Up [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]

Blow-Up [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]

 Cast: David Hemmings
David Hemmings
, Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
, Sarah Miles
Sarah Miles
, John Castle
John Castle
, Jane Birkin
Jane Birkin

Blu-ray (Color)

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Overview

Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni's first English-language film has become a classic of European art movies of the 1960s. A fashion photographer (David Hemmings) shoots, parties, and drugs his way through London in the 1960s, until one night he stumbles upon a couple embracing in a park. Naturally, he photographs them, but the woman in the pictures (Vanessa Redgrave) spots him and demands that he hand over the film. He refuses, and when he develops it later on, he sees what he thinks is a figure pointing a gun at her partner. Sure enough, he finds the man's body in the park the next morning, although by the next day, it has disappeared, and the photographer himself is in danger. This landmark "art" movie made its mark in the 1960s through both its puzzling story and its setting in the swinging party scene of 1960s London. It was later echoed by both Francis Ford Coppola in The Conversation (1974) and Brian De Palma in Blow Out (1981).

Product Details

Release Date: 03/28/2017
UPC: 0715515192910
Original Release: 1966
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion Collection
Region Code: A
Language: English
Time: 1:51:00
Sales rank: 8,689

Special Features

Newly, restored 4k digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; New pieces about Director Michelangelo Antonioni's artistic approach, featuring photography curators Walter Moser and Philippe Garner and art historian David Alan Mellor; Blow Up of "Blow Up," a 2016 documentary on the making of the film; Conversation from 2016 between Garner and actor Vanessa Redgrave; Archival interviews with Antonioni and actors David Hemmings and Jane Birkin; Trailers; Plus: A book featuring an essay by film scholar David Forgacs, an updated 1966 account of the film's shooting by Stig Björkman, the questionnaires the Director distributed to photographers and painters while developing the film, and the 1959 Julio Cortazar short story on which the film is loosely based

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Hemmings Thomas
Vanessa Redgrave Jane
Sarah Miles Patricia
John Castle Bill
Jane Birkin The Blonde
Gillian Hills The Brunette
Peter Bowles Ron
Veruschka von Lehndorff Herself
Julian Chagrin Mime,Mime
Jimmy Page Himself with The Yardbirds
Jeff Beck Himself
Susan Brodrick Antique Shop Owner
Tsai Chin Thomas's Receptionist
Chris Dreja Himself
Melanie Hampshire Model
Harry Hutchinson Shopkeeper
Jill Kennington Model
Mary Khal Fashion Editor
The Yardbirds Actor,Composer
Peggy Moffitt Actor
Ann Norman Actor
Susan Broderick Antique Shop Owner
Ronan O'Casey Jane's Lover in Park
Herbie Hancock Composer

Technical Credits
Michelangelo Antonioni Director,Screenwriter
Carlo Ponti Producer
Tonino Guerra Screenwriter
Edward Bond Screenwriter
Pierre Rouve Executive Producer
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