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The Connection (DVD)

Directed by : Shirley Clarke
Available Date : 08/01/2021
Release Year : 1961
Running Time : 110
UPC : 784148014043
Country : U.S.
Language: English
Genre : Drama, Jazz
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Created by director Shirley Clarke at a time when female filmmakers were in short supply, THE CONNECTION shatters stereotypes to become one of the most vital American independent classics. Based on the play within a play by Jack Gelber, the film portrays a group of addicts waiting in a New York apartment for their next hit. Meanwhile, a writer has entered their midst to write a script about those in the group who are jazz musicians, analyzing their every move. With brilliantly written dialogue and kinetic choreography to match its musical players, this long-lost touchstone returns to distribution for the first time in decades with a new restoration from UCLA.

Product Extras :

BONUS FEATURES: THE CONNECTION HOME MOVIES; Interview with Albert Brenner; Interview with Freddie Redd; Behind-the-scenes footage; Theatrical trailer; CARL AND MAX AT THE CHELSEA; Audio tracks of two 45rpm songs including "Who Killed Cock Robin" and "I’m in Love."

Publish Date : 2021-08-01
  • Shirley Clarke - Director
  • Jack Gelber - Writer
  • William Redfield - Actor
  • Warren Finnerty - Actor
  • Roscoe Lee Browne - Actor

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