Videodrome [DVD videorecording] / Universal ; Filmplan International Production ; produced by Claude Héroux ; written and directed by David Cronenberg.
Contributor(s): Héroux, Claude | Cronenberg, David | Woods, James | Smits, Sonja | Harry, Debbie | Shore, Howard [cmp] | Universal Pictures (Firm) | Filmplan International (Firm) | Criterion Collection (Firm) | Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)Material type: FilmSeries: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs): 248.Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection : Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, c2004Description: 2 videodiscs (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (39 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)ISBN: 1559409525; 9781559409520Subject(s): Reality television programs -- Drama | Cable television -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Feature films -- Canada. | Science fiction films. | Science fiction films -- Canada. | Foreign films. | DVDs for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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DVD; Dolby digital mono; 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
James Woods, Sonja Smits, Deborah Harry, Peter Dvorsky, Les Carlson, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman, Julie Khaner, Reiner Schwartz.
Director of photography, Mark Irwin ; art director, Carol Spier ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Delphine White.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1983.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
A cable TV executive discovers an underground TV show called Videodrome, a hyperviolent torture show. His quest to find the origin of the show may result in the loss of his sanity.
Special features include audio commentaries; a short film, Camera, written and directed by Cronenberg; a documentary featurette; seven minutes of transmissions from Videodrome in original, unedited form with commentaries; Fear on film, a 26-minute roundtable discussion from 1982 with filmmaker Cronenberg and others; original theatrical trailers and promotional featurette; and still galleries featuring hundreds of rare behind-the-scenes production photos, special effects makeup tests, and publicity photos.