Lightning over Water

Overview

Wim Wenders' documentary on the great film director Nicholas Ray, Lightning Over Water, comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.77:1. The soundtrack is rendered in the original English. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by the director, a lecture given by Nicholas Ray, and biographies of those involved with the production. This is a great release from Anchor Bay that will be of value for...
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Overview

Wim Wenders' documentary on the great film director Nicholas Ray, Lightning Over Water, comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.77:1. The soundtrack is rendered in the original English. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by the director, a lecture given by Nicholas Ray, and biographies of those involved with the production. This is a great release from Anchor Bay that will be of value for any serious movie lover.
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Special Features

Widescreen presentation (1.77:1) enhanced for 16x9 tvs; Audio commentary with director Wim Wenders; Nicholas Ray: Especially for Pierre- a 38 minute lecture by Nickolas Ray; Talent bios
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/7/2003
  • UPC: 013131203394
  • Original Release: 1980
  • Rating:

  • Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.77:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 93,165

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Nicholas Ray Participant
Wim Wenders Wim Wenders
Gerry Bamman Gerry Bamman
Ronee Blakely Ronee Blakley
Pierre Cottrell Pierre Cottrell
Tommy Farrell Tom Farrell
Becky Johnston Becky Johnston
Edward Lachman Edward Lachman
Craig T. Nelson Craig Nelson
Martin Schäfer Martin Schafer
Chris Sievernich Chris Sievernich
Technical Credits
Nicholas Ray Director, Screenwriter
Wim Wenders Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
Ronee Blakely Score Composer
Pierre Cottrell Producer
Laurie Frank Associate Producer
Renée Gundelach Executive Producer
Edward Lachman Cinematographer
Peter Przygodda Editor
Martin Schaer Cinematographer
Martin Schäfer Camera Operator
Chris Sievernich Producer
Gary Steele Sound/Sound Designer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Welcome to New York [3:11]
2. Good Morning, Nick [5:05]
3. Two Directors [4:34]
4. Main Titles [2:42]
5. "Reality Was Our Story..." [5:20]
6. The Lusty Men [4:02]
7. Song [3:37]
8. Climax and Beginning [6:19]
9. Character Definition [5:43]
10. We Can't Go Home Again [6:07]
11. Nightmare Sequence [5:20]
12. Visible Artifice [5:09]
13. The Experience of Dying [3:00]
14. Report to the Academy [7:27]
15. Lear's Hospital Bed [8:05]
16. Mirror Tale [6:37]
17. Epilogue [5:52]
18. End Titles [1:36]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Chapter Selections
   Extras
      Commentary
      Nicholas Ray- Especially for Pierre (38 mins.)
      Talent Bios
         Wim Wenders
         Nicholas Ray
   Audio Setup
      Dolby Digital 5.1
      Dolby Surround 2.0
      Commentary With Director Wim Wenders
   Play
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