Songcatcher

Songcatcher

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Director: Maggie Greenwald

Cast: Janet McTeer, Aidan Quinn, Pat Carroll

     
 

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This second DVD release of Maggie Greenwald's Songcatcher is a marked improvement over its DVD debut. The film is presented in a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.78:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. and English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include aSee more details below

Overview

This second DVD release of Maggie Greenwald's Songcatcher is a marked improvement over its DVD debut. The film is presented in a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.78:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. and English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary full of interesting tidbits about the making of the movie, interviews with cast and crew members, and a music-only track in order to savor the excellent music that is central to the film. This is a solid title from Lions Gate.

Editorial Reviews

Entertainment Weekly
There are mountain tunes as powerful as moonshine to be enjoyed in Songcatcher. Lisa Schwarzbaum
New York Times
A sweet, lyrical ode to rural America in the early 1900's. Stephen Holden

Product Details

Release Date:
06/03/2003
UPC:
0031398834427
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
PG13
Source:
Lions Gate
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:49:00
Sales rank:
30,309

Special Features

Production commentary; Cast and crew interviews; Featurette; Extended scenes; Music-only track; 16 x 9 widescreen with aspect ratio 1.78:1; English, French, and Spanish subtitles; 5.1 Dolby Digital

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Janet McTeer Dr Lily Penleric
Aidan Quinn Tom Bledsoe
Pat Carroll Viney Butler
Jane Adams Elna Penleric
Gregory Russell Cook Fate Honeycutt
Gregory Cook Fate Honeycutt
Emmy Rossum Deladis Slocumb
Iris DeMent Rose Gentry
Stephanie Roth Alice Kincaid
David Patrick Kelly Earl Giddens
E. Katherine Kerr Harriet Tolliver
Taj Mahal Dexter Speaks
Muse Watson Parley Gentry
Hazel Dickens Singer at Barn Dance
Rhoda Griffis Clementine McFarland

Technical Credits
Maggie Greenwald Director,Screenwriter
Enrique Chediak Cinematographer
Adam Escott Asst. Director
Caroline Kaplan Executive Producer
Tracy Kilpatrick Casting
Kasia Walicka Maimone Costumes/Costume Designer
David Mansfield Score Composer
Richard Miller Producer
Jennifer Murphy Sound/Sound Designer
Ellen Parks Casting
Keith Reamer Editor
Jennifer Roth Co-producer
Jonathan Sehring Executive Producer
Ginger Tougas Production Designer

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Unanimous Vote [5:13]
2. 5 Mountain Miles [3:49]
3. Twas Month of May [2:58]
4. Lilly's Song Collection [5:31]
5. Ivina Butler [6:08]
6. Meeting Tom [3:12]
7. Tom Plays Banjo [4:22]
8. Eleanor and Harriet [3:32]
9. Earl Giddons [2:28]
10. Pushing the Baby Out [6:59]
11. Going to See Rose [4:04]
12. Deal is Done [5:00]
13. Dance Brawl [9:12]
14. Oh Death, Oh Death [6:40]
15. The Black Panther Run [3:22]
16. Reese Comes Home [3:58]
17. The Picnic [4:00]
18. Urgent Letter [3:37]
19. The Fire [4:45]
20. Condemned Sinners [4:26]
21. When the Mountain Cry [3:19]
22. Come With Me [4:23]
23. Going Down the Mountain [2:49]
24. Credits [4:43]

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