Great Performances

Great Performances

     
 

Anchor Bay releases this three-disc set of intimate downbeat dramas with historically great performances, each presented with a widescreen transfer enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions. Soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo English and Mono French. The Frances (1982) disc comes with a half-hour featurette, biographies, and an audio commentary trackSee more details below

Overview

Anchor Bay releases this three-disc set of intimate downbeat dramas with historically great performances, each presented with a widescreen transfer enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions. Soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo English and Mono French. The Frances (1982) disc comes with a half-hour featurette, biographies, and an audio commentary track with director Graeme Clifford. The Plenty (1985) disc comes with a 17-minute featurette, biographies, and a trailer. The Tender Mercies (1983) disc comes with a half-hour featurette, biographies, and a trailer. This release provides completely adequate presentations of these early-'80s dramas and is recommended for serious fans of Jessica Lange, Robert Duvall, and Meryl Streep.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/29/2003
UPC:
0013131246490
Rating:
R
Source:
Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Mono]
Time:
6:01:00

Special Features

Frances:; Widescreen presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs; Frances: Audio commentary with director Graeme Clifford; "A Hollywood Life: Remembering Frances" featurette with Jessica Lange, Bart Burns, Graeme Clifford, producer Jonathan Sanger, director of photography Laszlo Kovacs, production designer Richard Sylbert, and music composer John Barry; Dolby Surround 2.0 sound ; Talent bio; Theatrical trailer; Languages: English, French; ; Plenty: ; Widescreen presentation (2.35:1) enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs; "Days of Plenty: A Conversation With Director Fred Schepisi" featurette; Dolby Surround 2.0 sound; Talent bio; Theatrical trailer; Languages: English, French; ; Tender Mercies:; Widescreen presentation (1.77:1) enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs; "Miracles and Mercies" featurette featuring all-new interviews with Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Allen Hubbard, director Bruce Beresford, and writer/co-producer Horton Foote; Talent bio; Theatrical trailer; Languages: English, French

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Frances
1. Program Start/Main Titles [2:58]
2. "Seattle Girl Denies God" [6:23]
3. Backseat Fashion [4:30]
4. The Full Hollywood Treatment [4:50]
5. Hometown Premiere [4:02]
6. "I Don't Have What They Want" [5:54]
7. Marital Discord [5:23]
8. Total Dedication [5:02]
9. Tarnished Angel [5:20]
10. "This Theatre Is Everything to Me" [3:56]
11. Cry for Help [4:21]
12. Out of Control [4:41]
13. Advice From a Friend [3:46]
14. Breakdown [5:07]
15. Disorder in the Court [2:55]
16. Meadow Wood Convalescent Home [6:48]
17. Fan Mail [3:17]
18. Expert Diagnosis [4:04]
19. A Visit From Harry [5:40]
20. "Welcome Home, Little Sister" [6:10]
21. Broken Dreams [7:15]
22. Asylum [3:56]
23. Cries of the Forgotten [5:09]
24. Bittersweet Homecoming [3:19]
25. Frances and Harry [3:15]
26. "You're Trying to Break My Spirit" [5:30]
27. Lobotomy [4:56]
28. This Is Your Life [3:19]
29. "You Always Look Like a Million Bucks" [3:37]
30. End Credits [3:56]
Side #2 -- Plenty
1. Program Start/Main Titles [2:12]
2. Behind Enemy Lines [5:34]
3. "I Don't Want to Die" [5:14]
4. Local Contact [4:40]
5. Raymond Brock [2:46]
6. Meeting With the Ambassador [3:02]
7. Little White Lies [7:11]
8. "The Winters Are Rough" [4:33]
9. Susan and Alice [3:45]
10. Lunch With Raymond [3:56]
11. War of Words [7:09]
12. "I'm Looking for a Father" [7:24]
13. Pomp and Passion [4:18]
14. Too Much Pride [5:08]
15. Affairs of State [5:56]
16. Ambassador's Advice [4:08]
17. Susan's Rant [5:24]
18. New Home, New Life [4:41]
19. Love Among the Ruins [4:10]
20. "Raymond, I've Decided to Stay" [2:56]
21. Sir Andrew Charleson [7:23]
22. Early Retirement [2:49]
23. Blow-Up [5:19]
24. Susan's Old Flame [7:20]
25. Fond Remembrances [4:21]
26. End Credits [3:06]
Side #3 -- Tender Mercies
1. Program Start/Down and Out [1:11]
2. Main Titles [3:11]
3. Working Off a Debt [4:41]
4. Jesus Saves [4:08]
5. Sonny [2:16]
6. A Rich Man [4:58]
7. "Sing It the Way Ya Feel It" [3:52]
8. Dixie [6:00]
9. Tender Mercies [6:17]
10. Out of Control [3:12]
11. Questions [3:39]
12. Songs From the Heart [5:24]
13. "Were You Really Mac Sledge?" [3:38]
14. Sue Anne [5:30]
15. Wings of a Dove [4:09]
16. Baptism [4:17]
17. Taking the Stage [5:03]
18. A Visit From Sue Anne [3:52]
19. Family Tragedy [4:40]
20. No Answers [4:10]
21. Father and Son [4:41]
22. End Credits [2:53]

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