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DVD/VIDEO/FILM

Title King of the hill.

Published [New York, N.Y.] The Criterion Collection, [2014]
©1994.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 7969  discs  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 7969  booklet  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Edition Director-approved dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
Physical description 1 Blu-ray video (103 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm + 2 DVD videos (103 minutes) + 1 booklet.
polychrome rdacc
Series The Criterion collection ; 698.
Criterion collection ; 698.
Notes King of the hill (1993): Based on the memoir by A. E. Hotchner.
Special features: Steven Soderbergh (new interview); A.E. Hotchner (new interview); Against Tyranny (a new visual essay); Trailer ; Steven Soderbergh (interview about The Underneath); The Underneath (1995, Soderbergh's follow-up feature to King of the hill). Blu-ray contains identical special features as the DVDs.
Contents Blu-ray disc: King of the hill -- DVD disc one: King of the hill -- DVD disc two: The underneath.
Credits Written for the screen and directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Performers King of the hill: Jeroen Krabbé, Lisa Eichhorn, Karen Allen, Spalding Gray, Elizabeth McGovern, and Jesse Bradford.
Underneath: Peter Gallagher, Alison Elliott, William Fichtner, Adam Trese, Joe Don Baker, Paul Dooley, Shelley Duvall, Elisabeth Shue.
Summary King of the hill: Set in St. Louis during the Depression, it follows the daily struggles of a resourceful and imaginative adolescent who, after his tubercular mother is sent to a sanatorium, must survive on his own in a run-down hotel during his salesman father's long business trips.
Underneath: A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend.
Audience Not rated.
System notes DVD: NTSC, region 1.
Blu-ray: region A; requires Blu-ray player.
Language notes In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Other author Soderbergh, Steven, 1963- screenwriter, film director.
Krabbé, Jeroen, 1944- actor.
Eichhorn, Lisa, 1952- actor.
Gallagher, Peter, 1955- actor.
Elliott, Alison, 1970- actor.
Hotchner, A. E. King of the hill.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Subject Families -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Drama.
Boys -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Drama.
Latchkey children -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Drama.
Nineteen thirties -- Drama.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Drama.
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Drama.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other uniform title King of the hill (Motion picture : 1993)
Other title Underneath.
Standard Number 715515114110
Publisher Number CC2339BDDVD The Criterion Collection