Tequila Sunrise

Overview

Robert Towne's sexy crime drama Tequila Sunrise comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Surround, while a Spanish soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. Subtitles are accessible in all three of those languages as well. Supplemental materials include theatrical trailers, production notes, and an audio commentary recorded by people involved in the production. This is a ...
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Overview

Robert Towne's sexy crime drama Tequila Sunrise comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Surround, while a Spanish soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. Subtitles are accessible in all three of those languages as well. Supplemental materials include theatrical trailers, production notes, and an audio commentary recorded by people involved in the production. This is a strong release from Warner Bros.
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Special Features

Interactive menus; Production notes; Scene access; Theatrical trailer; Languages and Subtitles: English, Français, Español
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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Karl Williams
Probably the best directorial effort of screenwriter Robert Towne, this crime drama about a romantic triangle in modern-day Los Angeles deserved better from both audiences and critics, despite an Oscar nomination for the cinematography of Conrad L. Hall. Essentially a modern update of the classic film Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), the film is best viewed with an awareness of Towne's signature style, a blend of three-dimensional characters with labyrinthine motivations never fully explained or even familiar to themselves. For those seeking closure, any Towne film, even Chinatown, will likely prove a hard sell, but for those open-minded viewers willing to immerse themselves in a complicated, mature entertainment steeped in superb acting and gorgeous photography, Tequila Sunrise is a psychological and visual masterpiece.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/29/1997
  • UPC: 085391182122
  • Original Release: 1988
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Mono, Dolby Digital Surround
  • Language: English, Français, Español
  • Time: 1:55:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 36,166

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mel Gibson Dale McKussic
Michelle Pfeiffer Jo Ann Vallenari
Kurt Russell Lt. Nick Frescia
Raul Julia Escalante/Carlos
J.T. Walsh Maguire
Daniel Zacapa
Arliss Howard Gregg Lindroff
Ann Magnuson Shaleen
Arye Gross Andy Leonard
Gabriel Damon Cody McKussic
Daniel Addes Pepe
Budd Boetticher Judge Nizetitch
Efrain Figueroa Carlos' Man
Lala Sin Sister No. 2
Garret Pearson Arturo
Ely Pouget
Bob Swaim Ralph Spudder
Eric Thiele Vittorio
Tom Nolan Leland
Dawn Martel Sin Sister
Kenneth C. Moore Woody
Jason Randal Magician
Jim Bentley Cop
Eric Waterhouse Steve
Geno Silva Mexican Cop
Tomas Goros Carlos' Man
Austin Hawk Lifeguard
Scott Harms Lifeguard
Sarah Davis Girl in Restaurant
John D. Steele Men At Party
David Rees Men At Party
Oscar Abadia Himself
Jim Ladd Himself
Tom Schnabel Himself
Technical Credits
Robert Towne Director, Screenwriter
David C. Anderson Asst. Director
Bobby Bass Stunts
Bruce Bisenz Sound/Sound Designer
Simon Le Bon Songwriter
Danny Bramson Musical Direction/Supervision
David Cass Stunts
Todd Cerney Songwriter
Roger Christian Songwriter
Steve Diamond Songwriter
Neil Finn Songwriter
Dave Grusin Score Composer
Conrad L. Hall Cinematographer
Albert Hammond Songwriter
Paul Hester Songwriter
Craig Hooper Songwriter
Steven Kilbey Songwriter
Peter Koppes Songwriter
Jack Lawrence Songwriter
Richard Marx Songwriter
Thom Mount Producer
Bart A. Natisin Consultant/advisor
Nadia di Paolo Makeup
Dorothy Pearl Makeup
Richard Ploog Songwriter
Nick Rhodes Songwriter
Peter V. Saldutti Costumes/Costume Designer
David Sanborn Songwriter
Nick Seymour Songwriter
Albert M. Shapiro Asst. Director
Tom Shaw Executive Producer, Producer
Claire Simpson Editor
Rick Simpson Set Decoration/Design
Peter Smith Art Director, Production Designer
Richard Sylbert Production Designer
John Taylor Songwriter
Bonnie Timmermann Casting
Charles Trenet Songwriter
Ross Vanelli Songwriter
Diane Warren Songwriter
Julie Weiss Costumes/Costume Designer
Jerry D. Williams Special Effects
Marty Willson-Piper Songwriter
Brian Wilson Songwriter
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Scene Index

Side #1-Full Screen
0. Side #1-Full Screen
1. Credits Repartee (Beyond The Sea). [2:05]
2. Double Dealing. [3:53]
3. The Getaway. [1:39]
4. How About Rigatoni? [2:52]
5. Between Friends. [3:50]
6. Nick's Backyard. [1:56]
7. The Ex-Wife Blues. [1:22]
8. The Carlos Connection. [3:41]
9. Maguire Questions Jo Ann. [4:08]
10. Two In Play, One Under Wraps. [9:32]
11. The Party. [5:58]
12. Sunset Summit. [3:31]
13. Payment For Service (Recurring Dream). [2:59]
14. A Reason For Respectability. [4:29]
15. Restaurant Confabs. [4:24]
16. Him, Not Me. [:59]
17. Temptation. [2:18]
18. Guilty Knowledge. [6:12]
19. Slick Discovery. [4:47]
20. "Nobody Wants Me To Quit." [3:01]
21. Hot-Tub Passion. [3:56]
22. Enter Carlos. [4:43]
23. An Informer Uncovered. [2:45]
24. Gone Fishin'. [2:33]
25. Bull Session. [5:49]
26. Declaration in the fog. [2:54]
27. At Gunpoint. [4:25]
28. Bullets Between Friends. [6:59]
29. Up in Flames. [1:17]
30. Probably Talking About Me. [1:59]
31. End Credits (Surrender to Me). [3:56]
Side #2- Wide Screen
0. Jump to a Scene
1. Credits repartee (Beyond the Sea). [2:05]
2. Double dealing. [3:53]
3. The getaway. [1:39]
4. How about rigatoni? [2:52]
5. Between friends. [3:50]
6. Nick's backyard. [1:56]
7. The ex-wife blues. [1:22]
8. The Carlos connection. [3:41]
9. Maguire questions Jo Ann. [4:08]
10. Two in play, one under wraps. [9:32]
11. The party. [5:58]
12. Sunset summit. [3:31]
13. Payment for service (Recurring Dream). [2:59]
14. A reason for respectability. [4:29]
15. Restaurant confabs. [4:24]
16. Him, not me. [:59]
17. Temptation. [2:18]
18. Guilty knowledge. [6:12]
19. Slick discovery. [4:47]
20. "Nobody wants me to quit." [3:01]
21. Hot-tub passion. [3:56]
22. Enter Carlos. [4:43]
23. An informer uncovered. [2:45]
24. Gone fishin'. [2:33]
25. Bull session. [5:49]
26. Declaration in the fog. [2:54]
27. At gunpoint. [4:25]
28. Bullets between friends. [6:59]
29. Up in flames. [1:17]
30. Probably talking about me. [1:59]
31. End Credits (Surrender to Me). [3:56]
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Main
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Special Features
   Cast & Crew
      Mel Gibson
      Michelle Pfeiffer
      Kurt Russell
      Raul Julia
      Arliss Howard
      J.T. Walsh
      Ann Magnuson
      Arye Gross
      Robert Towne
      Thom Mount
      Conrad Hall
      Dave Grusin
   Making A Movie
   On Location
   Theatrical Trailer
   Audio Commentary By Producer Thom Mount
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Side #2- Wide Screen
Special Features
   Cast & Crew
      Mel Gibson
      Michelle Pfeiffer
      Kurt Russell
      Raul Julia
      Arliss Howard
      J.T. Walsh
      Ann Magnuson
      Arye Gross
      Robert Towne
      Thom Mount
      Conrad Hall
      Dave Grusin
   Making a Movie
   On Location
   Theatrical Trailer
   Audio Commentary by Producer Thom Mount
Select Languages
Reel Recommendations
   Actor
   Genre
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