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Blowup / Premier Productions Co., Inc. presents a Carlo Ponti production ; story by Michaelangelo Antonioni ; screenplay by Michaelangelo Antonioni and Tonino Guerra ; English dialogue in collaboration with Edward Bond ; produced by Carlo Ponti ; directed by Michaelangelo Antonioni.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionTwo-DVD special edition.
Publication Info [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
Description2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (64 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorAntonioni, Michelangelo, film director, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorPonti, Carlo, 1912-2007, film producer.
Other author/creatorGuerra, Tonino, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorBond, Edward, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorDi Palma, Carlo, 1925-2004, director of photography.
Other author/creatorClarke, Frank, 1915-2002, editor of moving image work.
Other author/creatorHancock, Herbie, 1940- composer (expression)
Other author/creatorGorton, Assheton, art director.
Other author/creatorRickards, Jocelyn, 1924- costume designer.
Other author/creatorRedgrave, Vanessa, 1937- actor.
Other author/creatorMiles, Sarah, 1941- actor.
Other author/creatorHemmings, David, 1941-2003, actor.
Other author/creatorCastle, John, 1940- actor.
Other author/creatorBirkin, Jane, 1946- actor.
Other author/creatorHills, Gillian, 1944- actor.
Other author/creatorBowles, Peter, 1936- actor.
Other author/creatorVeruschka, actor.
Other author/creatorChagrin, Julian, actor.
Other author/creatorChagrin, Claude, actor.
Other author/creatorBrunette, Peter, commentator.
Other author/creatorMotion picture adaptation of (work): Cortázar, Julio. Babas del diablo.
Other author/creatorYardbirds (Musical group), performer, composer (expression)
Other author/creatorPremier Productions (Firm), presenter.
Other author/creatorCriterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Variant title Title on spine of container: Blow-up
Variant title Title on container: Michael Antonioni's Blow-up
Physical medium4 3/4 in. stamping
Series The Criterion collection ; 865
Criterion collection ; 865.
Contents Booklet: Cast -- Credits -- "In the details" / David Forgacs -- "On the set" / Stig Björkman -- Questionnaires -- "Blow-up" / Julio Cortázar -- About the transfer.
Contents disc 1. Blowup; special features -- disc 2. Special features.
Abstract A London photographer takes some pictures of a couple in a park and discovers that he may have recorded evidence of a murder.
General noteWide screen (1.85:1).
General noteSpecial features on new piece about director Michelangelo Antonioni's artistic approach, featuring photography curators Walter Moser and Philippe Garner and art historian David Alan Mellor; Blow-up of "Blow-up," 52 minute documentary; teaser; trailer; Conversation from 2016 between Garner and actor Vanessa Redgrave; archival interviews with Antonioni and actors David Hemmings and Jank Birkin; essay by film scholar David Forgacs, an updated 1966 account of the film's shooting by Stig Björkman, the questionnaires the director distributed to photographers and painters while developing the film, and the 1959 Julio Cortázar short story on which the film is loosely based.
General noteOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
General noteStory inspired by a short story by Julio Cortazar.
CreditsDirector of photography, Carlo Di Palma ; music, Herbert Hancock ; "Stroll on" featured and composed by The Yardbirds ; editor, Frank Clarke ; dress designer, Jocelyn Rickards ; art director, Assheton Gorton.
Cast Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, David Hemmings, John Castle, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills, Peter Bowles, Veruschka [von Lehndorff], Julian Chagrin, Claude Chagrin, The Yardbirds.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Technical detailsDVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
LanguageEnglish subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards noteNational Society of Film Critics, USA, 1967: NFSC - Best Director (Michaelangelo Antonioni) ; Best Picture ; Academy Award nominations for Best Director, Michaelangelo Antonioni, and Best Screenplay.
Genre/formThrillers (Motion pictures)
Genre/formDetective and mystery films.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFeature films Great Britain.
Genre/formFeature films Italy.
Genre/formFeature films United States.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formDetective and mystery films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formThrillers (Motion pictures)
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
ISBN9781681432670
ISBN1681432676
UPC 715515193016
Standard identifier# 00715515193016
Publisher numberCC2731D Criterion Collection
Publisher numberCC2731D-1--CC2731D-2 Criterion Collection
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