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Silent Running

Silent Running

Director: Douglas Trumbull Cast: Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern
, Cliff Potts
Cliff Potts
, Ron Rifkin
Ron Rifkin
, Jesse Vint
Jesse Vint
Douglas Trumbull
Silent Running

Silent Running

Director: Douglas Trumbull Cast: Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern
, Cliff Potts
Cliff Potts
, Ron Rifkin
Ron Rifkin
, Jesse Vint
Jesse Vint
Douglas Trumbull

Blu-ray (Color)

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Overview

Bruce Dern stars as the caretaker of a greenhouse located on a group of space stations that are sent into orbit. The Earth has been stripped clean of foliage, and the greenhouse contains the last remaining greenery from the planet. Dern's staff includes three human beings and a trio of endearing robots named Huey, Dewey, and Louie. When word arrives, from the powers that be, that the greenhouse is to be destroyed (the space station is more valuable to man when hauling cargo and not "preserving the ecology of the universe"), Dern decides to ignore the order. He also decides to go it alone, "circle the wagons" with his robots, and fend off all outside attempts to eliminate his ecological paradise. Special-effects maven Douglas Trumbull directs, Michael Cimino was one of the screenwriters, and Peter "PDQ Bach" Schickele wrote the musical score.


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Product Details

Release Date: 11/17/2020
UPC: 0760137414780
Original Release: 1972
Source: Arrow Video
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 681

Special Features

Brand new 2k restoration from the orginal camera negative, approved by Director Douglas Trumbull and Produced by Arrow Video exclusively for this release; High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation ; Original lossless mono audio; Optional English Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; Brand new audio commentary by critics Kim Newman and Barry Forshaw; Original audio commentary by Douglas Trumbull and actor Bruce Dern; Isolated music and effects track; No Turning Back, a new interview with film music historian Jeff Bond on the film's score; First Run, a new visual essay by writer and filmmaker Jon Spira exploring the evolution of Silent Running's screenplay; The Making of Silent Running, an archival 1972 on-set documentary; Silent Running by Douglas Trumbull and Douglas Trumbull: Then and Now, two archival interviews with the film's Director; A Conversation with Bruce Dern, an archival interview with the film's lead actor; Theatrical Trailer; Extensive behind-the-scenes gallery; Reversibles sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Arik Roper

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bruce Dern Lowell
Cliff Potts Wolf
Ron Rifkin Barker
Jesse Vint Keenan
Mark Persons Drone
Steve Brown Drone
Peter Schickele Conductor

Technical Credits
Douglas Trumbull Director,Producer,Special Effects
Vernon Archer Special Effects
Brad Aronson Asst. Director
Steven Bochco Screenwriter
Michael Cimino Screenwriter
Dick Dawson Makeup
John Dykstra Special Effects
Michael Gruskoff Producer
Richard Helmer Special Effects
R.L. Helmer Special Effects
Marty Hornstein Associate Producer
Marlin Jones Special Effects
Charles D. Knight Sound/Sound Designer
Diane Lampert Songwriter
Frank Lombardo Set Decoration/Design
Richard Portman Sound/Sound Designer
James Rugg Special Effects
Peter Schickele Score Composer,Songwriter
Aaron Stell Editor
Deric Washburn Screenwriter
Charles Wheeler Cinematographer
Richard Yuricich Special Effects

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