The Delirious Fictions of William Klein (3-DVD)

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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 4 hours, 53 minutes
  • Video: Black & White / Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1966
  • Label: Criterion
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Box Set
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono 1.0 - French

Disc 1: The Model Couple

Disc 2: Mr. Freedom

Disc 3: Who Are You, Polly Maggoo'

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , , , &
Directed by

Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 05/01/2008
"[With] kaleidoscopic imagery, myriad filterings of perception and multi-tiered storytelling....The movies of American expatriate William Klein confirm that an eye for design can be as important to a film as all the money in the world..."
Film Comment - 05/01/2008
"His three fiction films are unabashedly caustic satires of a society that's been eclipsed by its own mass-mediated self-image."

Product Description:

First gaining fame for his vivid photos of New York City streets, William Klein had a lesser-known but equally brilliant career as a filmmaker in France. Inventive and insightful, Klein's absurdist satires are as scathing as they are hilarious. Setting its sights on American foreign policy, MR. FREEDOM tells the story of a jingoistic, ultra-American superhero who travels to France to halt a Communist invasion (from Switzerland, no less). The pseudo-documentary WHO ARE YOU POLLY MAGGOO' presents a wicked spoof of the Paris fashion world. THE MODEL COUPLE follows a husband and wife as they undergo a six-month government experiment in which they will live in an apartment, equipped with all the modern amenities, under nonstop surveillance.

Plot Keywords:

Anthology | Compilation | Cult | Cult Film | Directors | Models | Photographers | Political | Satire | Spoof | Surreal

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  • Sales Rank: 121,536
  • UPC: 715515028523
  • Shipping Weight: 0.56/lbs (approx)
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