Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture

Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture

Director: Frank Pierson

Cast: Frank Pierson, Roy Scheider, Bonnie Bedelia, Robert Carradine

     
 
Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture is a fairly standard disc from Goodtimes, but that's not necessarily bad. As with the majority of their titles, this one has a very good picture that is free of any distracting elements. At times the age of the film shows, but it's far from glaring. This "small" company should be given a lot of credit for continually producing

Overview

Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture is a fairly standard disc from Goodtimes, but that's not necessarily bad. As with the majority of their titles, this one has a very good picture that is free of any distracting elements. At times the age of the film shows, but it's far from glaring. This "small" company should be given a lot of credit for continually producing sharp-looking images. Since the film was made for cable, it's shown in a full-screen format. It was never made wide. Also, as with most of their discs, they use a four-channel surround soundtrack, though they never really take advantage of it. There's little use of any surround sound, but considering the source, it still sounds clean. The disc has an English language track and subtitles for English, French, and Spanish. For a DVD that has such a low retail price, one can't expect a lot of extra material.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/27/1999
UPC:
0018713810380
Original Release:
1990
Rating:
R
Source:
Universal Studios
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Surround]
Time:
1:44:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Roy Scheider Paul Marish
Bonnie Bedelia Hannah McGrath
Robert Carradine Jerry Brown
Andre Braugher Dan Weston
Arliss Howard Raymond Eames
Rex Benson Buddy Eames
Harold Bergman Judge Landis
Traber Burns Ron Felders
Patrick Cherry Donnie
Antoni Corone Mike Knighton
Jay Glick Chaplin
Danny Haneman Doug McGrath
Tom Kouchalakos Burke
Michael Leopard Guard #1
Marc Macaulay Superintendent Stanton
Shawn McAllister Dr. Milliken
Mark McCracken Nathanson
Tom Nowicki Steve March
John Polce Executioner
James Lea Raupp Electrician
Ric Reitz Aide #1
Robert Small Aide #2
Lou Walker Blohm
Steve Zurk Guard in charge
Bob Barnes Governor Dean
Tracy Roberts Barmaid

Technical Credits
Frank Pierson Director
Alan Barnette Producer
Bojan Bazelli Cinematographer
Felicity Bowring Makeup
Allison Cowitt Casting
Mike Fenton Casting
Michael Z. Hanan Production Designer
James Newton Howard Score Composer
Douglas Mowat Set Decoration/Design
William Sackheim Executive Producer
Judy Taylor Casting
Peter Zinner Editor
Mark Zuelzke Art Director

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Index
1. Cadeston [5:39]
2. A Real Freak Show [6:03]
3. Nothing Personal [6:01]
4. The Test [4:49]
5. You Can Do It [5:52]
6. No Justice [5:05]
7. A Real Man [5:16]
8. I Cried Later [7:15]
9. Evil Forces [4:07]
10. The Wrong Foot [6:24]
11. Tears on Film [6:45]
12. Change of Heart [5:02]
13. A Chance to Live [6:51]
14. Better and Better [5:00]
15. Evidence [4:11]
16. A Lollapalooza [6:57]
17. Due Process [3:16]
18. Midnight [9:04]

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