These Amazing Shadows

These Amazing Shadows

Director: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton

Cast: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton, Rob Reiner, John Waters

     
 

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The documentary These Amazing Shadows explains the importance of the National Film Registry, an organization that protects films they deem culturally and historically significant. The filmmakers interview some of the biggest directors of their time including John Lasseter, Rob Reiner, and Christopher Nolan.

Overview

The documentary These Amazing Shadows explains the importance of the National Film Registry, an organization that protects films they deem culturally and historically significant. The filmmakers interview some of the biggest directors of their time including John Lasseter, Rob Reiner, and Christopher Nolan.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/22/2011
UPC:
0841887015769
Original Release:
2010
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:28:00
Sales rank:
68,278

Special Features

Lost Forever, a look at film preservation, restoration, and more; Live from Prague: Recording the score; These Amazing Shadows at Sundance; Outtakes; Alternate and deleted scenes

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rob Reiner Participant
John Waters Participant
Barbara Kopple Participant
Leonard Maltin Participant
Tim Roth Participant
John Lasseter Participant
Gale Anne Hurd Participant
John Singleton Participant
Wayne Wang Participant
James H. Billington Participant

Technical Credits
Paul Mariano Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Kurt Norton Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Doug Blush Editor,Screenwriter
Frazer Bradshaw Cinematographer
Alex Calleros Editor
Peter Golub Score Composer
Christine O'Malley Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- These Amazing Shadows: The Movies That Make America
1. Opening Title Sequence [:05]
2. Creation of The National Film Registry [2:10]
3. American Film [3:50]
4. Registry Selection Process [3:57]
5. The Packard Campus [5:47]
6. "It's A Wonderful Life" [7:12]
7. Fantasy and Science Fiction [1:34]
8. Animation [7:23]
9. Home Movies (America's Life) [2:52]
10. Censorship ("Baby Face") [4:35]
11. "The Godfather" (Film as Art) [4:55]
12. What Were They Thinking? [3:25]
13. Women Filmmakers [5:32]
14. The People's Choice [5:58]
15. Documentaries [3:24]
16. Experimental and Industrial Films [3:19]
17. The Lies We Told Ourselves [4:07]
18. War Movies [6:09]
19. Film Captured Me [4:40]
20. Ending (Our Family Album) [2:03]

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