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Fast Company [Blu-ray] [1978]

Release Date:05/19/2009
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    Special Features

    • Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director David Cronenberg
    • Inside the Character Actor's Studio - Interviews with Stars William Smith and John Saxon
    • Shooting Cronenberg - Interview with Director of Photography Mark Irwin
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • The Early Films of David Cronenberg: Stereo and Crimes Of The Future


    Fast Company
    Amidst such formative shockers as Shivers, Rabid and The Brood, writer/director David Cronenberg dashed off this semi-documentary. Fast Company relates the life story of race car champion Lonnie Johnson. The ubiquitous William Smith, veteran of many a low-budget cycle flick, is quite convincing as Johnson. The film does not shirk in its depiction of the principal character's womanizing, which in itself is surprisingly endearing. Cronenberg also offers an indictment against corporate sponsors who tend to squeeze drivers like Johnson dry of all their salability. And, of course, we're offered plenty of breathtaking racing scenes, some of them real, others skillfully reenacted. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • John Saxon
      John Saxon - Phil Adamson
    • Claudia Jennings
      Claudia Jennings - Sammy
    • Nicholas Campbell
      Nicholas Campbell - Billy "The Kid" Brocker
    • Don Francks
      Don Francks - Elder
    • Cedric Smith
      Cedric Smith - Gary "The Blacksmith" Black

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