Capturing the Friedmans (2-DVD)

Director: Andrew Jarecki
Capturing the Friedmans (2-DVD)
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: HBO Home Video
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Snap Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Additional Feature:
      1. Andrew Jarecki Short Film that Inspired the Feature
    • Interviews: Charlie Rose with Andrew Jarecki - Director
    • Featurette: Jesse Friedman's Life Today
    • New Case Evidence
    • Bonus Footage:
      1. An Altercation at the Premiere
      2. Unseen Home Video Footage

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 05/30/2003
"...In this somber and thoughtful documentary, Mr. Jarecki has the good grace to probe for answers while not allowing the camera to become intrusive..."
Entertainment Weekly - 06/06/2003
"...CAPTURING THE FRIEDMANS is gripping, lacerating, moving, and tragic -- a work of documentary art..."
Rolling Stone - 06/12/2003
"...This movie will pin you to your seat....A strikingly hard-nosed feature debut..."
USA Today - 06/13/2003
"...Not since MEMENTO has a movie served up such a provocative mind-bender..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 06/06/2003
"...Disturbing and haunting....The film is an instructive lesson about the elusiveness of facts, especially in a legal context..."
Film Comment - 01/01/2004
"[A] tabloid spectacle with heart..."
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 02/01/2004
"CAPTURING THE FRIEDMANS lingers in the mind."
Sight and Sound - 04/01/2004
"[A] compelling documentary..."

Plot Keywords:

Documentary | Essential Cinema | Family Interaction | Live-Action | Marriage | Recommended | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release Date: May 23, 2003 (NY)
    June 13, 2003 (LIMITED)

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 13,252
  • UPC: 026359227820
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35/lbs (approx)
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