Item Details

If-- [videorecording]

Paramount ; a Memorial Enterprises film ; director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; screenplay by David Sherwin ; produced by Michael Medwin and Lindsay Anderson ; directed by Lindsay Anderson
Format
Video; Book; DVD
Summary
In late 1960s England, Mick Travis and his school chums trump authority at every turn at their boarding school. He finally emerges as violent savior against the draconian games of one-upmanship played by both students and the powers that be.
Director
Lindsay Anderson
Performers
Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Robert Swann, Christine Noonan, Peter Jeffrey, Arthur Lowe, Mona Washbourne, Geoffrey Chater, Anthony Nicholls, Graham Crowden, Charles Lloyd Pack.
Release Date
1968
Run Time
112 min.
Language
English
Rating
MPAA rating: R
Notes
  • From the original script "Crusaders" by David Sherwin and John Howlett.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1968 [1969 on container].
  • Special features: Disc 1: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, approved by director of photography Miroslav Ondříček and assistant editor Ian Rakoff; audio commentary featuring film critic and historian David Robinson and actor Malcolm McDowell. Disc 2: A 2003 episode from the Scottish TV series "Cast and crew," featuring McDowell, Ondříček, Rakoff, director's assistant Stephen Frears, producer Michael Medwin, and screenwriter David Sherwin; new video interview with actor Graham Crowden; "Thursday's children" (1954), an Academy Award-winning documentary about a school for deaf children, directed by Anderson and Guy Brenton and narrated by Richard Burton ; plus, a booklet featuring pieces by critic David Ehrenstein, screenwriter David Sherwin, and director Lindsay Anderson.
Uniform Title
If — (Motion Picture : 1968)
Related Title
Thursday's children.
Edition
Special ed. double-disc set; widescreen
Series
The Criterion Collection
Criterion Collection
Series Statement
The Criterion collection ; 391
Criterion collection 391
Contents
  • Disc 1. The film (112 min.)
  • Disc 2. The supplements.
ISBN
1934121606, 9781934121603
Credits
Production designed by Jocelyn Herbert ; editor, David Gladwell ; music composed and conducted by Marc Wilkinson.
Published
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2007.
Publisher no.
CC1699D Criterion Collection
Description
2 videodiscs (112 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
DVD; region 1, NTSC; enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital mono.
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