Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 48 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 14, 2011
- Originally Released: 1985
- Label: Criterion
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: New Video Interviews with Roeg and Thomas and with Editor Tony Lawson
- Making "Insignificance," a short documentary shot on the set of the film
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- Plus: A Booklet featuring an Essay by film critic Chuck Stephens and a reprinted exchange between Roeg and Screenwriter Terry Johnson
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
- Subtitles - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 06/01/1985
"...[The film] rolls along gathering momentum like some enigmatic ball...it explodes in a shower of illumination..."
New York Times - 08/11/1985
"...Ambitious, apocalyptic....[Curtis] gives the film's most vivid, startling performance..."
Los Angeles Times - 08/01/1985
"INSIGNIFICANCE, an intelligent, satiric comedy, brings together four '50s icons on a single sweltering night in Manhattan, with haunting reverberations..."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2007
"[The characters'] interactions shed tantalising light on a decade that was the last word in manufactured glamour and paranoia....The film has worn well..."
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- Shown at the Cannes Film Festival, in competition, May 11, 1985.
- Additional cast: Ian O'Connell (The Assistant Director).