Big Love - The Complete First Season

Big Love - The Complete First Season

Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
Director: Alan Poul, Alan Taylor, Charles McDougall
Cast: Bill Paxton
Alan Poul, Alan Taylor, Charles McDougall,

DVD

$24.99

Overview

Meet the Henricksons. They're the typical suburban American family, occupied with hectic schedules and bills to pay, as well as trying to make sense of an increasingly complicated world. Oh, and they also happen to be polygamists. In the first season of this unconventional, critically acclaimed drama, every day is a new adventure for patriarch Bill Henrickson (Bill Paxton), who lives outside Salt Lake City with his three wives -- Barb (Jeanne Tripplehorn), Nicki (Chloë Sevigny) and Margene (Ginnifer Goodwin) -- and their collective brood of seven children, including Bill and Barb's teenagers, Ben (Douglas Smith) and Sarah (Amanda Seyfried). Owner of a profitable home-improvement superstore, Bill is anxious to expand his empire (and support his growing family) by opening another Home Plus location with his business partner and fellow polygamist, Don Embry (Joel McKinnon Miller). However, an unwanted investor hoping to share in Bill's good fortune emerges: Roman Grant (Harry Dean Stanton), the scheming "Prophet" of the remote Juniper Creek polygamist compound who is also Nicki's father. There's been bad blood between Bill and Roman ever since the former was expelled from Juniper Creek as an adolescent, largely by the latter's hand. Bill also clashes with Adaleen (Mary Kay Place), one of Roman's wives, and their power-hungry son and chief enforcer, Alby (Matt Ross). But Bill is not alone in this feud, as his father Frank (Bruce Dern), mother Lois (Grace Zabriskie) and brother Joey (Shawn Doyle) still live at Juniper Creek and identify, to varying degrees of familial allegiance, with Bill's enmity for Roman. On the home front, third wife Margene risks exposing the Henricksons' illicit lifestyle by befriending a Mormon neighbor; Nicki tries to hide a shopping addiction and the tens of thousands of dollars of credit-card debt that goes with it; and Barb tiptoes into the spotlight after one of her kids nominates her for Utah's Mother of the Year award.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/17/2006
UPC: 0026359332821
Original Release: 0000
Rating: NR
Source: Hbo Home Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 12:00:00

Special Features

Two audio commentaries with Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloë Sevigny and Ginnifer Goodwin

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bill Paxton Actor
Carlos Jacott Carl Martin
Keegan Holst Wayne Henrickson
Spencer Gray Raymond Henrickson
Garrett Gray Raymond Henrickson
Renee Albert JoJo
Tina Marjorino Heather Tuttle
Wendy Phillips Peg Embry
Annie Fitzgerald Verne
Garrett Greay Raymond Henrickson
John Lacy Security Company Guy
Jodie Markell Wendy Hunt
Judith Hoag Cindy
Kyle Gallner Jason Embry
Lyndsy Fonseca Donna
Matt Knudsen Del
Van Epperson Enthusiastic Home Plus Employee
Doan Ly Jordan
Jenny O'Hara Nita
Jim Abele Hotel Manager
Lee Garlington Grace, Advertising Agency Exec
Lynn Wanlass Sue Sue
Neil Hopkins Ken Byington, Governor's Aide
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo Tui/Security Guard
Stewart Skelton Pharmacist
Tom Kiesche Officer Chuck Tuttle

Technical Credits
Alan Poul Director
Alan Taylor Director
Charles McDougall Director
Julian Farino Director
Mary Harron Director
Michael Lehmann Director
Michael Spiller Director
Rodrigo García Director
Steven Shill Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Big Love: The Complete First Season
2. Work Day [9:20]
3. Stress [10:44]
4. Pajamas in Bed [4:07]
5. The Prophet [16:51]
6. Hospital [8:19]
7. A Pure Waste [5:57]
2. Betrayal [9:45]
3. Confidence [7:22]
4. You're Awake Now [7:43]
5. Cards [6:15]
6. The Old Man [9:33]
7. Savior [9:52]
Disc #2 -- Big Love: The Complete First Season
2. Escape [7:28]
3. History Lesson [6:55]
4. Alarm Bells [6:17]
5. Uninvited [12:16]
6. Whistle [4:30]
7. A Birthday Party [10:24]
2. Tension [7:05]
3. Daddy, Please [11:46]
4. Safe and Secure [9:39]
5. Innocent [5:54]
6. Equals [10:40]
7. Wolf [9:02]
2. Crossed Lines [8:17]
3. Home in the Afternoon [6:45]
4. Awkward Questions [5:12]
5. Dollhouse [7:03]
6. Shame on You [12:00]
7. Visitors [14:45]
Disc #3 -- Big Love: The Complete First Season
2. A Simple Request [5:41]
3. Business [9:50]
4. A Loving Father [11:08]
5. Poetry [4:38]
6. First Wife [8:41]
7. Doing Her Job [9:41]
2. A Vision [6:55]
3. The Dozers [6:47]
4. Someone's at the Door [7:26]
5. Dinner Guest [7:49]
6. Freak [9:54]
7. Perfect Family [14:13]
2. A Full House [7:14]
3. Gossip [6:51]
4. Three Times a Day [7:23]
5. Lawsuit [9:42]
6. Vile Old Man [7:46]
7. History [12:12]
Disc #4 -- Big Love: The Complete First Season
2. Debt Relief [5:07]
3. A Vote [7:47]
4. Hot Date [10:49]
5. A Little Rain [8:22]
6. Excommunication [7:26]
7. Omen [10:06]
2. Blood Sister [8:54]
3. Newborn [10:19]
4. Disaster [8:10]
5. Word of Warning [7:35]
6. No More Waiting [4:38]
7. In the Name of the Father [12:39]
Disc #5 -- Big Love: The Complete First Season
2. Traitor [9:33]
3. Betrayed [7:51]
4. Caught [6:17]
5. Trouble [7:28]
6. Peace [10:28]
7. Good News [11:14]
2. A Mother's Prayer [9:24]
3. The Boardroom [7:57]
4. We Have a Problem [6:42]
5. A New Woman [9:16]
6. Cruel Fate [7:18]
7. A Difficult Life [6:23]

Customer Reviews