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Medium Cool [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray] [1969]

Release Date:05/21/2013

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    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

    Special Features

    • New, restored 4K digital film transfer, approved by director Haskell Wexler, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
    • Two audio commentaries, one featuring Wexler, editorial consultant Paul Golding, and actor Marianna Hill, and the other featuring historian Paul Cronin
    • New interview with Wexler
    • Extended excerpts from "Look Out Haskell, It's Real!," a documentary by Cronin about the making of Medium Cool, featuring interviews with Wexler; Golding; actors Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, and Robert Forster; Chicago historian Studs Terkel; and others
    • Excerpts from Sooner or Later, Cronin's documentary about Harold Blankenship, who plays Harold in the film
    • "Medium Cool" revisited, a new half-hour video by Wexler about the Occupy movement's protests against the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago
    • Trailer
    • Plus:
    • A booklet featuring an essay by film critic and programmer Thomas Beard


    Medium Cool

    Cast & Crew

    • Robert Forster
      Robert Forster - John
    • Verna Bloom
      Verna Bloom - Eileen
    • Peter Bonerz
      Peter Bonerz - Gus
    • Marianna Hill
      Marianna Hill - Ruth
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      Harold Blankenship - Harold

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