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Title Days of heaven [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; produced by Bert and Harold Schneider ; written and directed by Terrence Malick.

Edition [Blu-ray version] ; [Special edition].
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2010]
℗1978
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Description 1 Blu-ray Disc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm)
Series Criterion collection ; 409
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 409.
System Details Blu-ray disc, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Richard Gere (Bill), Brooke Adams (Abby), Sam Shepard (the farmer), Linda Manz (Linda), Robert Wilke (the farm foreman).
Credits Director of photography, Nestor Almendros, additional photography, Haskell Wexler ; edited by Billy Weber ; music composed and conducted by Ennio Morricone, additional music, Leo Kottke ; art director, Jack Fisk ; costumes designed by Patricia Norris.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Summary In 1910, Bill, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor. He flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend Abby and little sister Linda, where they work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. When Bill learns that the farmer is ill and has less than a year to live, he encourages Abby to accept the man's attentions. The farmer and Abby marry, and she and her "siblings" live in the big house, waiting for the farmer to die, so Abby can inherit. But love seems to be a cure-all: the farmer seems to be improving. And Abby is no longer seeing this as a marriage of convenience.
Contents Going places -- Work -- Harvest -- Abby -- Prognosis -- Job ends -- Tired -- Staying on -- Future -- Marriage -- Rich -- Out for a walk -- "I don't know you" -- Flying circus -- Business -- Return -- Locusts -- "Nobody's perfect" -- Hunted -- New beginnings -- Color bars.
Note Special features: Commentary with Jack Fisk, Billy Weber, Patricia Norris, and Dianne Crittenden [audio feature]; Interview with Richard Gere [audio feature]; Interview with Sam Shepard; Interview with John Bailey; Interview with Haskell Wexler. Booklet includes essays "On Earth as it is in heaven" by Adrian Martin and "Shooting 'Days of Heaven'" by Nestor Almendros. Special features not rated.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Awards Academy Award, 1978, for Best Cinematography (Nestor Almendros); Cannes Film Festival Best Director (Terrence Malick) 1979.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Farmers -- Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Blu-ray discs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 1978.
Genre Western films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Added Author Schneider, Bert, 1933-2011.
Schneider, Harold.
Malick, Terrence, 1943-
Gere, Richard, 1949-
Adams, Brooke, 1949-
Shepard, Sam, 1943-2017
Manz, Linda, 1961-
Wilke, Robert J., 1914-1989.
Morricone, Ennio.
Kottke, Leo.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container and disc label: Terrence Malick's Days of heaven
ISBN 9781604652567
Music No. CC1882BD Criterion Collection
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