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Uniform Title Graduate (Motion picture)
Title The graduate / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Embassy Pictures release ; Joseph E. Levine presents a Mike Nichols/Lawrence Turman production ; screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry ; produced by Lawrence Turman ; directed by Mike Nichols.

Publication Info. [Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]


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Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical surround Dolby 5.1 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
Motion pictures lcgft
Series Criterion collection ; 800
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 800.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; monaural; 2.35:1 aspect ratio.
Language English with optional English SDH subtitles.
Cast Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross, William Daniels, Murray Hamilton, Elizabeth Wilson, Brian Avery, Walter Brooke, Norman Fell, Alice Ghostley, Buck Henry, Marion Lorne.
Credits Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; film editor, Sam O'Steen ; set decorator, George Nelson ; costumes by Patricia Zipprodt ; songs by Paul Simon ; sung by Simon & Garfunkel ; additional music by Dave Grusin.
Note Widescreen (2.35:1).
Based on the novel by Charles Webb.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967.
Summary Benjamin Braddock has just finished college and is already lost in a sea of confusion and barely contained angst when he becomes sexually involved with the middle-aged mother of the young woman he's dating.
Note Special features: Disc 1: Commentary 1 (2007 commentary featuring director Mike Nichols in conversation with filmmaker Steven Soderbergh); Commentary 2 (1987 audio commentary by film scholar Howard Suber); Trailer. Disc 2: Buck Henry and Lawrence Turman (the screenwriter and producer reminisce about the film); Dustin Hoffman (the actor recalls the making of the film); Sam and Mike (editor Bobbie O'Steen, Sam O'Steen's widow, examines his work through an analysis of the film and his collaboration with the director); Students of "The graduate" (short 2007 documentary features filmmakers, critics, and historians discussing the achievement and influence of the film); "The graduate" at 25 (1992 featurette from the 25th anniversary of the film includes interviews with actors Dustin Hoffman and Katharine Ross, screenwriter Buck Henry and producer Lawrence Turman); Mike Nichols and Barbara Walters (interview aired on NBC's Today show on July 29, 1966, the director discusses his career with Barbara Walters); Paul Simon and Dick Cavett (excerpt from April 9, 1970 episode of The Dick Cavett Show, Paul Simon discusses the music used in the film); Screen tests. Insert includes and essay by journalist and critic Frank Rich.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Subject College graduates -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Dark comedy films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Nichols, Mike, film director, film producer.
Levine, Joseph E., film producer.
Turman, Lawrence, film producer.
Willingham, Calder, 1922-1995, screenwriter.
Henry, Buck, screenwriter, actor.
Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005, actor.
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937- actor.
Ross, Katharine, 1940- actor.
Daniels, William, 1927- actor.
Hamilton, Murray, actor.
Wilson, Elizabeth, 1921-2015, actor.
Avery, Brian, actor.
Brooke, Walter, actor.
Fell, Norman, 1924-1998, actor.
Ghostley, Alice, 1926-2007, actor.
Lorne, Marion, 1888-1968, actor.
Surtees, Robert, director of photography.
Sylbert, Richard, production designer.
O'Steen, Sam, 1923-2000, editor of moving image work.
Nelson, George, 1927-1992, set designer.
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999, costume designer.
Simon, Paul, 1941- composer (expression)
Grusin, Dave, composer (expression)
Soderbergh, Steven, 1963- commentator.
Suber, Howard, 1937- commentator.
O'Steen, Bobbie, 1952- interviewee (expression)
Walters, Barbara, 1929-2022 interviewer (expression)
Cavett, Dick, interviewer (expression)
Rich, Frank, writer of supplementary textual content.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Webb, Charles Richard, 1939- Graduate.
Simon and Garfunkel, performer.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Embassy Pictures Corp., production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Today show (Television program). Selections.
Dick Cavett show (Television program). Selections.
ISBN 9781681431123
Standard No. 715515168311
Music No. CC2587D The Criterion Collection (container)
CC2587D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2587D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)
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