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Title The game [(DVD) videorecording] / PolyGram Filmed Entertainment presents a Propaganda Films production ; directed by David Fincher ; written by John Brancato & Michael Ferris ; produced by Steve Golin and Ceán Chaffin.

Edition DVD edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2012]
Location Call No. Status
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Description 2 videodiscs (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
Series The Criterion collection ; 627
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 627.
System Details DVD, NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue; option English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn, Deborah Kara Unger, Peter Donat, Carroll Baker, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Anna Katerina.
Credits Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, James Haygood ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Michael Kaplan ; production designer, Jeffrey Beecroft.
Note Originally released as motion picture in 1997.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary "In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life."
Contents Disc 1. Feature film (Theatrical 5.1 surround soundtrack; alternate 5.1 surround mix for home theater viewing; audio commentary by director David Fincher, Savides, Michael Douglas, John Brancato and Michael Ferris, etc.) -- Disc 2. Behind-the-scenes footage and film-to-storyboard comparisons for four major set pieces; alternate ending; Trailer and teaser, with commentary.
Subject Psychological games -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Businessmen -- Attitudes -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Brothers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Fincher, David, director.
Golin, Steve, producer.
Chaffin, Ceán, producer.
Brancato, John, screenwriter.
Ferris, Michael, screenwriter.
Douglas, Michael, 1944- actor.
Penn, Sean, 1960- actor.
Rebhorn, James, 1948-2014, actor.
Unger, Deborah Kara, actor.
Donat, Peter, 1928- actor.
Baker, Carroll, 1931- actor.
Mueller-Stahl, Armin, 1930- actor.
Katarina, Anna, actor.
Shore, Howard, composer (expression)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm)
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Propaganda Films (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
PolyGram Video (Firm)
Standard No. 715515098816
Music No. CC2182D Criterion Collection
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