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The Resource Sex, lies, and videotape, an Outlaw production ; written and directed by Steven Soderbergh ; produced by Robert Newmyer, John Hardy

Sex, lies, and videotape, an Outlaw production ; written and directed by Steven Soderbergh ; produced by Robert Newmyer, John Hardy

Label
Sex, lies, and videotape
Title
Sex, lies, and videotape
Statement of responsibility
an Outlaw production ; written and directed by Steven Soderbergh ; produced by Robert Newmyer, John Hardy
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Focuses on the complexities of human intimacy and deception in the modern age. Housewife Ann (Andie MacDowell) feels distant from her lawyer husband, John (Peter Gallagher), who is sleeping with her sister, Cynthia (Laura San Giacomo). When John's old friend Graham (James Spader) comes to town, Ann is drawn to the soft-spoken outsider, eventually uncovering his startling private obsession: videotaping women as they confess their deepest desires. A piercingly intelligent chamber piece, in which the video camera becomes a charged metaphor for the characters' isolation
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Walt Lloyd ; music, Cliff Martinez
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S48 2018
PerformerNote
James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo, Ron Vawter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1955-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Soderbergh, Steven
  • Newmyer, Robert
  • Hardy, John
  • Spader, James
  • MacDowell, Andie
  • Gallagher, Peter
  • San Giacomo, Laura
  • Vawter, Ron
  • Lloyd, Walt
  • Martinez, Cliff
  • Outlaw Productions (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
100
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
938
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex
  • Adultery
  • Marriage
  • Deception
  • Sisters
  • Spouses
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Louisiana
  • Adultery
  • Deception
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Married people
  • Sisters
  • Louisiana
Technique
live action
Label
Sex, lies, and videotape, an Outlaw production ; written and directed by Steven Soderbergh ; produced by Robert Newmyer, John Hardy
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/120/000000000012120726.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary from 1998 featuring Steven Soderbergh in conversation with filmmaker Neil LaBute; new introduction by Soderbergh; interviews with Soderbergh from 1990 and 1992; new documentary about the making of the film, featuring actors Peter Gallagher, Andie MacDowell, and Laura San Giacomo; interview from 1989 with actor James Spader; new conversation between sound editor/re-recording mixer Larry Blake and composer Cliff Martinez Cliff Martinez; deleted scene with commentary by Soderbergh; demonstration of sound restorations through the years; trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1038534656
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9781681434582
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515216814
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2902BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1038534656
System details
Blu-ray, region A, wide screen (1.85:1); DTS-HD master audio 5.1 surround; 1080p high definition; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Sex, lies, and videotape, an Outlaw production ; written and directed by Steven Soderbergh ; produced by Robert Newmyer, John Hardy
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/120/000000000012120726.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary from 1998 featuring Steven Soderbergh in conversation with filmmaker Neil LaBute; new introduction by Soderbergh; interviews with Soderbergh from 1990 and 1992; new documentary about the making of the film, featuring actors Peter Gallagher, Andie MacDowell, and Laura San Giacomo; interview from 1989 with actor James Spader; new conversation between sound editor/re-recording mixer Larry Blake and composer Cliff Martinez Cliff Martinez; deleted scene with commentary by Soderbergh; demonstration of sound restorations through the years; trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1038534656
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9781681434582
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515216814
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2902BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1038534656
System details
Blu-ray, region A, wide screen (1.85:1); DTS-HD master audio 5.1 surround; 1080p high definition; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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