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Title:
Quadrophenia
Author:
Daltrey, Roger, producer, musical director.
Uniform Title:
Quadrophenia (Motion picture)
Edition:
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Publication Information:
[New York] : Criterion Collection, 2012.
Physical Description:
1 Blu-ray Disc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
The Who's classic rock opera Quadrophenia was the basis for this invigorating, coming-of-age movie and depiction of the defiant, drug-fueled mod subculture of London, 1965. Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company's mailing division.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.

Special features: New, restored digital transfer of the uncut version, supervised by cinematographer Brian Tufano, with the original 2.0 stereo soundtrack as well as an all-new 5.1 surround mix supervised by the Who and presented in DTS-HD Master Audio; audio commentary featuring director Franc Roddam and Tufano; new interview with Bill Curbishley, the film's coproducer and the Who's comanager; new interview with the Who's sound engineer, Bob Pridden, featuring a discussion of the new mix as well as a restoration demonstration; segment on the film from a 1979 episode of the BBC series Talking pictures, featuring interviews and on-set footage; segment from a 1964 episode of the French news program Sept jours du monde, about mods and rockers; Seize millions de jeunes: "Mods, " a 1965 episode of the French youth-culture program, featuring early footage of the Who; trailers; plus: a booklet featuring an essay by critic Howard Hampton, a 1985 personal history by original mod Irish Jack, and Pete Townshend's liner notes from the 1973 album.

Bonus features: new commentary featuring director Franc Roddam and tufano ; new interviews with Bill Curbishley, Bob Pridden ; segment on the film from a 1979 episode of the BBC series "Talking Pictures, " featuring interviews and on-set footage ; segment from a 1964 episode of the French news program "Sept jours du monde, " about mods and rockers ; "Seize millions de jeunes" : "Mods, " a 1965 episode of the French youth-culture program, featuring early footage of the Who ; notes by Howard Hampton and Irish Jack on container insert.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rated: R.
ISBN:
9781604656091
UPC:
715515097017
Format :
Blu-Ray

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