Five easy pieces [DVD videorecording] Columbia ; executive producer, Bert Schneider ; screen play by Adrien Joyce ; story by Bob Rafelson and Adrien Joyce ; produced by Bob Rafelson, Richard Wechsler ; directed by Bob Rafelson.

Contributor(s): Rafelson, Bob [screenwriter,, film producer,, film director.] | Schneider, Bert, 1933-2011 [film producer.] | Joyce, Adrien [screenwriter.] | Wechsler, Richard [film producer.] | Nicholson, Jack [actor.] | Black, Karen, 1939-2013 [actor.] | Anspach, Susan, 1939- [actor.] | Smith, Lois, 1930- [actor.] | Waite, Ralph, 1928-2014 [actor.] | Bush, Billy [actor.] | Dailey, Irene [actor.] | Basil, Toni [actor.] | Thayer, Lorna, 1919-2005 [actor.] | Stahl, Richard, 1932-2006 [actor.] | Kallianiotes, Helena, 1938- [actor.] | Challee, William, 1904-1989 [actor.] | Ryan, John, 1936-2007 [actor.] | Flagg, Fannie [actor.] | MacGuire, Marlena [actor.] | Struthers, Sally [actor.] | Holmes, Christopher (Christopher V.) [film editor.] | Shepard, Gerald [film editor.] | Rafelson, Toby [set designer.] | Kovacs, Laszlo, 1933-2007 [director of photography.] | Blauner, Steve [interviewee (expression)] | Thomson, David, 1941- [interviewee (expression)] | Brinkley, Douglas [interviewee (expression)] | Burstyn, Ellen, 1932- [interviewee (expression)] | Bogdanovich, Peter, 1939- [interviewee (expression)] | Jaglom, Henry, 1939- [interviewee (expression)] | Jones, Kent, 1964- [writer of supplementary textual content.] | American Film Institute [interviewer (expression)] | Columbia Pictures [production company.] | Criterion Collection (Firm) [film distributor.]
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs): 546.Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]Copyright date: �2015Edition: DVD special editionDescription: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insertContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 168143010XOther title: 5 easy piecesSubject(s): Petroleum workers -- Drama | Gifted persons -- Drama | Pianists -- Drama | Fathers and sons -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Fiction films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997.2 | .F58 2015Online resources: View cover art
Production Credits: Film editors, Christopher Holmes, Gerald Shepard ; interior designer, Toby Rafelson ; director of photography, L�aszl�o Kov�acs.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Susan Anspach, Lois Smith, Ralph Waite, Billy "Green" Bush, Irene Dailey, Toni Basil, Lorna Thayer, Richard Stahl, Helena Kallianiotes, William Challee, John Ryan, Fannie Flagg, Marlena MacGuire, Sally Ann Struthers.Summary: Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever.
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DVD release of the 1970 motion picture.

Special features: Commentary (featuring director Bob Rafelson and interior designer Toby Rafelson); Soul searching in "Five easy pieces" (a 2009 video piece featuring Rafelson and Jack Nicholson dicussing the writing and development of the film) ; BBS: a time for change (30 min. video piece from 2010, about Bob Rafelson, Bert Schneider, and Steve Blauner's legendary movie company BBS Productions, features critic David Thomson and historian Douglas Brinkley); BBStory (a 2009 documentary about BBS Productions, with Rafelson, actors Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, and Ellen Burstyn, directors Peter Bogdanovich and Henry Jaglom and others); Bob Rafelson at AFI (audio excerpts from a 1976 AFI interview with Rafelson as part of the Harold Lloyd Master Seminar series); Teasers and trailer. Insert includes an essay by critic Kent Jones.

Film editors, Christopher Holmes, Gerald Shepard ; interior designer, Toby Rafelson ; director of photography, L�aszl�o Kov�acs.

Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Susan Anspach, Lois Smith, Ralph Waite, Billy "Green" Bush, Irene Dailey, Toni Basil, Lorna Thayer, Richard Stahl, Helena Kallianiotes, William Challee, John Ryan, Fannie Flagg, Marlena MacGuire, Sally Ann Struthers.

Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever.

MPAA rating: R ; CHVRS rating: 18A.

DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono.

Closed-captioned.

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