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Two-DVD special edition.


English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Gallagher, Brion James, Cynthia Stevenson, Vincent D'onofrio, Dean Stockwell, Richard E. Grant, Sydney Pollack, Lyle Lovett, Dina Merrill, Jeremy Piven, Gina Gershon.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2016]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (124 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet (color illustrations ; 19 cm)


MPAA rating: R; for language and for some sensuality.


A Hollywood studio executive with a shaky moral compass finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry satire.


Title from sell sheet.

Based on the novel by Michael Tolkin.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.

Special features: New 4K digital restoration ; audio commentary from 1992 featuring director Robert Altman, writer Michael Tolkin, and cinematographer Jean Lepine ; interview with Altman from 1992 ; new interviews with Tolkin, actor Tim Robbins, associate producer David Levy, and production designer Stephen Altman ; Cannes Film Festival press conference from 1992 with cast and crew ; Robert Altman's players, a short documentary about the shooting of the film's fund-raiser scene ; Map to the stars, a gallery dedicated to the cameo appearances in the film ; deleted scenes and outtakes ; the film's opening shot, with alternate commentaries by Altman, Lepine, and Tolkin ; trailers and TV spots.

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