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Title My dinner with Andre / presented by George W. George in association with Michael White ; produced by George W. George, Beverly Karp ; screenplay by Wallace Shawn, André Gregory ; directed by Louis Malle ; [Nouvelles Editions de Films ; The Andre Company, L.P.].

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [1981]
©2009

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  DVD MY DINNER DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD MY DISC 1-2    DUE 10-03-23
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD MY DINNER DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  DVD DRA MYD DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD MY DINNER WITH ANDRE DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD MY DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition Special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 pages ; 18 cm.).
Series The Criterion collection ; 479
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 479.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation enhanced for (16:9) televisions; Dolby Digital mono.
Cast André Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler.
Credits Director of photography, Jeri Sopanen ; production designer, David Mitchell ; editor, Suzanne Baron ; music, Allen Shawn ; costume designer, Jeffrey Ullman ; set decorator, Douglas Kraner ; art director, Stephen McCabe.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981.
Booklet features an essay "Long, strange, trips" by critic Amy Taubin and prefaces written by Gregory and Shawn for the published screenplay.
Summary An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, the two dive in with introspective, intellectual gusto. All captured in a delicate, but artful detachment.
Contents Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements.
Note Special features: Disc 2. Interviews with actors André Gregory and Wallace Shawn by filmmaker and friend Noah Baumbach; "My dinner with Louis:" an episode from the BBC program Arena, in which Shawn interviews director Louis Malle.
Language In English with optional English SDH subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Male friendship -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Conversation -- Drama.
Dinners and dining -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Actors -- United States -- Drama.
Theatrical producers and directors -- United States -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films -- United States.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author George, George W., 1920-2007. Producer.
White, Michael, 1936-2016
Sopanen, Jeri. Cinematographer.
Karp, Beverly, 1930-2003. Producer.
Gregory, André. Screenwriter. Actor. Interviewee.
Shawn, Wallace. Screenwriter. Actor. Interviewee.
Malle, Louis, 1932-1995. Director. Interviewee.
Shawn, Allen.
Taubin, Amy. Long, strange, trips.
Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm)
André Company.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Arena (Television program)
My dinner with Louis.
ISBN 9781604651560
1604651563
Standard No. 715515046114
Music No. CC1814D Criterion Collection
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