Lush

Lush

Director: Mark Gibson

Cast: Campbell Scott, Jared Harris, Laurel Holloman

     
 

Mark Gibson's Lush comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. Spanish subtitles are accessible, and the soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include the trailer. This is a pedestrian release from Studio Home Entertainment.See more details below

Overview

Mark Gibson's Lush comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. Spanish subtitles are accessible, and the soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include the trailer. This is a pedestrian release from Studio Home Entertainment.

Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide
Told in subtle, novelistic detail and impeccably acted, Lush is a joy to pay close attention to. The rewards are bountiful for those who care to make the effort. There's a wonderful moment that indicates what level writer/director Mark Gibson is working on: Ex (a doleful Scott Campbell) studies the paintings and photos in the living room of down-and-out attorney Firmin (Jared Harris, who absolutely nails his role); Ex wonders aloud what the images have in common. And then it dawns on him -- they're paintings and photos of famous suicide victims through the ages -- but he never gets to say it as the scene ends, and Firmin passes out. The photos obviously hint at something deep in the Firmin character, and it becomes a plot point later on, but until then, the viewer has to hold onto this detail -- and assorted others -- in order to apply it later. It's not every movie that refuses to spell out everything, challenging the viewer to do it for themselves, and the ones that do are to be treasured. Lush, which perfectly captures the tone of New Orleans' people and places, has a European sensibility to it as each scene builds toward characters, not events, and while it's a smart film, it's not obtuse or self-possessed. Dotted with dozens of delicate grace notes and quirky minor players, the movie makes you feel like you've read it instead of seen it.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/26/2002
UPC:
0658149793620
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
R
Source:
Lions Gate
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital]
Time:
1:34:00

Special Features

Full-screen presentation; Trailer; Scene selections; Interactive menus; Spanish subtitles

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Campbell Scott Lionel "Ex" Exley
Jared Harris W. Firmin Carter
Laurel Holloman Ashley Van Dyke
Laura Linney Rachel Van dyke
Nick Offerman Actor
Don Hood Actor
Joseph Chrest Actor

Technical Credits
Mark Gibson Director,Screenwriter
Steve Aaron Sound/Sound Designer
Alicia Allain Co-producer
Nicole Arbusto Casting
Caroline Champetier Cinematographer
Joy Dickson Casting
Pat Dollard Producer
Sarah Flack Editor
Eileen Jones Executive Producer
Barry Martin Score Composer
Scott McGehee Producer
Robert H. Nathan Executive Producer
John Nutt Sound Editor
Scott Plauche Production Designer
Jennifer Pyken Musical Direction/Supervision
Chad Rosen Asst. Director
David Siegel Producer

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Selections
1. Start [3:14]
2. Lionel Exley [:49]
3. W. Firmin Carter [1:40]
4. Jerry [3:13]
5. Downtown [:59]
6. Checking In [1:48]
7. Meeting Firmin [2:12]
8. Rachel's Party [5:52]
9. A Small Wager [4:09]
10. The Scam [3:08]
11. Getting to Know Firmin [4:05]
12. Daily Routine [1:18]
13. Pots & Buddha [4:07]
14. Rachel [4:52]
15. Afternoon Martini [:46]
16. Firmin's Inheritance [5:54]
17. Foul Play [3:09]
18. After Bail [7:49]
19. The Split [1:29]
20. Checking Out [2:38]
21. Late Night Visitor [4:31]
22. Lazy Afternoon [6:09]
23. "Carter?" [:40]
24. An Explanation [4:23]
25. The Party [4:02]
26. The Funeral [2:46]
27. Recovery [2:07]
28. Final Opinions [5:42]

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