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Rollerball [videorecording]

United Artists Pictures, Inc. ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by William Harrison
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"The year is 2018. There are no wars. There is no crime. There is only 'Rollerball': a brutal mutation of football, motocross and hockey. In a world where ruthless corporations reign supreme, this vicious and barbaric 'sport' is the only outlet for the pent-up anger and frustrations of the masses."--Container.
Director
Norman Jewison
Performers
James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams.
Release Date
1975
Run Time
125 min.
Language
In English or dubbed French; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Notes
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1975.
  • Based on the short story Roller ball murders / by William Harrison.
  • Special features: audio commentary by Norman Jewison; featurette with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Jewison; interactive Rollergame; trivia and production notes.
  • Aspect ratio 1.85:1 (side A); 1.33:1 (side B).
Edition
Letterbox DVD screen format [and] full screen DVD format
Contents
  • Side A. Widescreen
  • side B. Standard.
ISBN
0792866333
Credits
Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe; editor, Antony Gibbs; music, J.S. Bach, Andre Previn ... [et al.].
Published
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2004.
Publisher no.
  • 1008209 MGM Home Entertainment
  • 4007791 MGM Home Entertainment
  • 907015.1 MGM Home Entertainment
Description
1 videodisc (125 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; (dubbed French language track is in Dolby Digital stereo).
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