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Lord of the Flies [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray] [English] [1963]

  • SKU: 21338175
  • Release Date: 07/16/2013
  • Rating: NR
  • 3.5 (2)
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Overall Customer Rating:
3.5
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

Special Features

  • Audio commentary featuring Director Peter Brook, Producer Lewis Allen, Director of Photography Tom Hollyman, and Feil
  • Audio recordings of William Golding reading from his novel Lord of the Flies accompanied by the corresponding scenes from the film
  • Deleted scene, with optional commentary and Golding reading Interview with Brook from 2008
  • Collection of behind-the-scenes material, including home movies, screen tests, outtakes, and stills
  • Excerpt from a 1980 episode of The South Bank Show featuring Golding
  • New interview with Feil
  • Excerpt from Feil's 1975 documentary The Empty Space, showcasing Brook's theater methods
  • Living "Lord of the Flies", a piece composed of never-before-seen footage shot by the boy actors during production, with new voice-over by actor Tom Gaman
  • Trailer

Synopsis

Lord of the Flies
Peter Brooks' big-screen adaptation of William Golding's classic Lord of the Flies adheres closely to the source material. After a plane accident, 30 school-age boys find themselves stranded on an island. The boys decide that the disciplined Ralph (James Aubrey) will be their leader. Jack (Tom Chapin) heads up a group who will hunt and butcher the local population of pigs for food. Also on the island is the mature, intelligent Piggy (Hugh Edwards). Eventually Ralph and Jack become the center of a war for leadership on the island. The story was filmed with less success in 1990. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • James Aubrey
    James Aubrey - Ralph
  • Hugh Edwards
    Hugh Edwards - Piggy
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    Roger Elwin - Roger
  • Image coming soon
    Tom Gaman - Simon
  • Nicholas Hammond
    Nicholas Hammond

Overall Customer Rating

3.5 (2 Reviews)
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