Blow out

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[United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2011].
Director-approved special edition.
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2 videodiscs (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
Adult DVDs - Rated R (1st floor Audio/Video)
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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
General Note
Special features include original theatrical trailer, new interviews with De Palma, Nancy Allen, and cameraman Garrett Brown, on set photos by Louis Goldman and De Palma's 1967 feature, Murder á la mod.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Paul Hirsch ; music, Pino Donaggio.
John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz.
Jack is a movie sound-effects man who believes he has accidentally recorded a political assassination. He enlists the help of Sally, a possible eyewitness to the crime who may be in danger herself, to uncover the truth. With its jolting stylistic flourishes, intricate plot, profoundly felt characterizations, and gritty evocation of early-1980s Philadelphia, this is an American paranoia thriller unlike any other, as well as a devilish reflection on the act of moviemaking.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 2.0 surround.
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

De Palma, B., Litto, G., Travolta, J., Allen, N., Lithgow, J., Franz, D., & Donaggio, P. (2011). Blow out (Director-approved special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brian De Palma et al.. 2011. Blow Out. [United States]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brian De Palma et al.. Blow Out [United States]: The Criterion Collection, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

De Palma, Brian, et al. Blow Out Director-approved special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2011.

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