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Title Tanner '88 / Home Box Office ; Darkhorse Productions ; producer, Scott Bushnell ; written by Garry Trudeau ; directed by Robert Altman.

Published Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, [2004]

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 8238  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Edition RSDL dual-layer ed.
Physical description 2 videodiscs (approximately 353 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Series The Criterion collection ; 258.
Criterion collection ; 258.
Credits Director of photography, Jean Lépine ; editor, Sean-Michael Connor.
Notes Originally released as a television mini-series in 1988.
Contains all 11 episodes of the mock-documentary television mini-series.
Special features: new video discussion between series creators Robert Altman and Garry Trudeau; essays by film critic Michael Wilmington and culture critic Gary Kornblau.
Contents Disc 1. Episodes 1-5 -- Disc 2. Episodes 6-11.
Performers Michael Murphy, Pamela Reed, Cynthia Nixon, Harry Anderson, Matt Malloy.
Summary During the 1988 presidential campaign, Democratic hopefuls spiritedly canvass the country, jostle for their party's nomination and the honor of opposing Republican Vice President George Bush. Then Senator Jack Tanner suddenly emerges from the shadows of a lengthy political hiatus to challenge candidates such as Al Gore, Jesse Jackson, Gary Hart, and Michael Dukakis. Tanner is a fictitious presidential candidate who goes out on the campaign trail to shed light on America's political process and landscape.
System notes DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language notes Closed-captioned.
Other author Altman, Robert, 1925-2006.
Trudeau, G. B., 1948-
Murphy, Michael, 1938-
Reed, Pamela.
Nixon, Cynthia.
Malloy, Matt.
Anderson, Harry, 1952-2018.
Darkhorse Productions.
Home Box Office (Firm)
Subject Presidential candidates -- Drama.
Political campaigns -- Drama.
Politicians -- United States -- Drama.
Television mini-series.
Television comedies -- United States.
Drama.
ISBN 0780029119
9780780029118