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Medium Cool DVD

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  • Medium Cool
    • Release date: December 11, 2001
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 50 min.
    • Special Features: Widescreen verion enhanced for 16:9 TVs
      Dolby Digital: English mono
      English subtitles
      Interactive menus
      Scene selection
      Theatrical trailer
      Commentary by director, writer and director of photography Haskell Wexler, editorial consultant Paul Golding, and actress Marianna Hill
  • Medium Cool [Criterion Collection]
    • Release date: May 21, 2013
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 50 min.
    • Special Features: Disc one:
      New, restored 4K digital film transfer, approved by director Haskell Wexler
      Two audio commentaries, one featuring Wexler, editorial consultant Paul Golding, and actor Marianna Hill, and the other featuring historian Paul Cronin
      Trailer

      Disc two:
      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

      Plus:
      A booklet featuring an essay by film critic and programmer Thomas Beard
  • Medium Cool [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: May 21, 2013
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 50 min.
    • 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
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