Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Director: Tony Richardson, Sam Waterston, Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield

Cast: Tony Richardson, Sam Waterston, Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield

     
 
This American Film Theater production of Edward Albee's emotionally taut drama gets a respectful presentation in its release on DVD. A Delicate Balance has been transferred to disc in its original wide-screen aspect ratio of 1.85:1; the transfer is letterboxed on conventional televisions, and enhanced for widescreen playback on 16x9 monitors. The audio, in

Overview

This American Film Theater production of Edward Albee's emotionally taut drama gets a respectful presentation in its release on DVD. A Delicate Balance has been transferred to disc in its original wide-screen aspect ratio of 1.85:1; the transfer is letterboxed on conventional televisions, and enhanced for widescreen playback on 16x9 monitors. The audio, in English, is mastered in Dolby Digital mono; no multiple language options have been included. Bonus material includes the film's original theatrical trailer; interviews with author Edward Albee and cinematographer David Watkin; an essay on the play by Michael Feingold, and a reproduction of the program handed out with original subscription screenings of the film.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/22/2003
UPC:
0738329028626
Original Release:
1973
Rating:
PG
Source:
Kino Video
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
2:12:00

Special Features

An interview with Edward Albee; An interview with cinematographer David Watkin; Theatrical trailer; "Edward Albee and A Delicate Balance," an essay by Michael Feingold, Chief Theatre Critic, The Village Voice; The AFT cinebill for A Delicate Balance; Stills gallery; The American Film Theatre scrapbook; Enhanced for 16x9 TVs

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. "What I Find Most Astonishing..." [10:31]
2. Claire, the Sister-in-Law [8:34]
3. "I Am an Alcoholic" [10:43]
4. The Ground Rules [5:59]
5. "The Cat That I Had!" [6:55]
6. Harry & Edna [6:42]
7. "Your Daughter Is in Need..." [7:06]
8. Julia, the Quadruple Amputee [10:27]
9. "The Great Balancing Act" [9:14]
10. "What Do You Want?" [6:11]
11. "Get Them Out of Here!" [8:29]
12. Early the Next Morning [8:45]
13. ."..Silent, Sad, Disgusted Love" [7:13]
14. Tobias & His Women [7:40]
15. "Stay!" [10:22]
16. Philosophy From Agnes [8:25]

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