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Title Straight time [(DVD) videorecording] = Le récidiviste / First Artists ; Sweetwall ; produced by Stanley Beck, Tim Zinnemann ; screenplay by Alvin Sargent, Jeffrey Boam, Edward Bunker ; directed by Ulu Grosbard.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F STR    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono., DVD-9, dual-layer.
Language English or French audio ; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese ; Closed-captioned.
Note Based on the novel "No beast so fierce" by Edward Bunker.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Features: commentary by Dustin Hoffman and Ulu Grosbard; vintage featurette "Straight time: he wrote it for criminals;" theatrical trailer.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Credits Director of photography, Owen Roizman ; editors, Sam O'Steen, Randy Roberts ; music, David Shire ; costume designer, Bernie Pollack ; production designer, Stephen B. Grimes.
Cast Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, M. Emmet Walsh, Rita Taggart, Kathy Bates, Sandy Baron, Jacob Busey.
Summary A paroled burglar tries to get a job and keep on the straight-and-narrow. His hard-core parole officer has different ideas and sends him back to jail. When he gets out again, he goes after the parole officer, steals his car, and returns to crime.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Terms Of Use For private home use only.
Subject Bunker, Edward, 1933-2005 -- Film adaptations.
Ex-convicts -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Burglars -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Parole officers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Criminal behavior -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Automobile theft -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Beck, Stanley, 1936-
Zinnemann, Tim.
Sargent, Alvin.
Boam, Jeffrey.
Bunker, Edward, 1933-2005. No beast so fierce.
Grosbard, Ulu.
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937-
Russell, Theresa, 1957-
Busey, Gary.
Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926-
Walsh, M. Emmet, 1935-
Taggart, Rita.
Bates, Kathy, 1948-
Baron, Sandy, 1936-2001.
Busey, Jake.
First Artists (Firm)
Sweetwall (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Récidiviste
Le récidiviste
Standard No. 085391196020
Music No. 119602 Warner Home Video
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