Actors: Gary Oldman, David Bowie, Phil Davis, Jane Horrocks, Sean Chapman Directors: Alan Clarke Format: Box set, Dolby, PAL Language: English Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1 Number of discs: 6 Classification: 18 Studio: Bfi DVD Release Date: 13 Jun. 2016 Run Time: 861 minutes
ALAN CLARKE AT THE BBC, VOLUME 2: DISRUPTION (1978 1989) (6-DVD box set)
This long-overdue collection finally brings together the long-unavailable productions which Alan Clarke directed for the BBC between 1978 and 1989. Amongst the dramas included in this collection are such neglected classics Contact, Christine and Road. All of the titles have been restored, and all filmed productions have been remastered to High Definition. In addition to the productions themselves, the collection contains an extensive array of extra features, including parts 1-7 of a new 12-part documentary, audio commentaries including newly-recorded tracks with actors Sean Chapman and Gary Oldman David Leland's 1991 introductions, archival BBC TV programmes, an interview with Clarke, and the first ever presentation of Clarke's alternative cut of The Firm, assembled from his personal workprint, which was discovered in 2015.
Danton s Death (1978)
Beloved Enemy (1981)
Stars of the Roller State Disco (1984)
The Firm Director's Cut (1989, previously unreleased)
The Firm Broadcast Version (1989)
Alan Clarke: Out of His Own Light (2016): parts 7-12 of a documentary featuring interviews with fifty of Clarke's collaborators, family and friends
Bukovsky (Alan Clarke, 1977, 50 mins): Alan Clarke's never-before-seen documentary
(1977, 50 mins): location footage, including sections featuring Clarke himself
Bukovsky audio commentary with Jehane Markham, Grenville Middleton and Sam Dunn (2016)
David Markham interview with Alan Clarke (20 mins, audio-only): recorded during the production of Bukovsky
Alan Clarke's letters to the Markhams: stills gallery, with readings by Jehane Markham
David Leland introduces Contact (1991)
Contact audio commentary with Sean Chapman and Allan Bairstow (2016)
AFN Clarke on Contact (2016): writer of Contact recalls the production and working with Alan Clarke
Christine audio commentary with Corin Campbell Hill and Sam Dunn
David Leland introduces Road (1991)
Road audio commentary with Corin Campbell Hill, Stuart Walker and Sam Dunn (2016)
Open Air: Road discussion (1987, 26 mins): audience feedback programme featuring Road star Mossie Smith, co-producer Andrée Molyneux and Alan Clarke
Alan Clarke on location: gallery of previously-unseen photographs
David Leland introduces The Firm(1991)
The Firm: Director's Cutaudio commentary with Gary Oldman
The Firm: Broadcast Version: audio commentary with Lesley Manville, Phil Davis, David Rolinson and Dick Fiddy (2007)
Elephant audio commentary with Danny Boyle and Mark Kermode (2004)
Alan Clarke interview (1989)
Open Air: Elephant discussion (1989)
Fully illustrated 100-page book with an introduction by Danny Leigh and new essays by Kaleem Aftab, Sam Dunn, Lisa Kerrigan, David Rolinson, Mark Duguid, Ashley Clark, Allan Bairstow, Lizzie Francke, Richard T Kelly and Nick James; and full production credits
These discs are (PAL) format, and will work on Australian & European DVD players.
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