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The Resource Slacker, Detour Filmproduction ; producer, writer, director, Richard Linklater

Slacker, Detour Filmproduction ; producer, writer, director, Richard Linklater

Label
Slacker
Title
Slacker
Statement of responsibility
Detour Filmproduction ; producer, writer, director, Richard Linklater
Title variation
Richard Linklater's Slacker
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Directed by Richard Linklater, presents a day in the life of a loose-knit Austin, Texas, subculture populated by eccentric and overeducated young people. Shooting on sixteen mm for a mere $3,000, writer-producer-director Linklater and his crew of friends threw out any idea of a traditional plot, choosing instead to create a tapestry of over a hundred characters, each as compelling as the last
Member of
Awards note
Named to the National Film Registry in 2012 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematograper, Lee Daniel ; editor, Scott Rhodes
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language
Language note
In English; optional English SDH for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S53 2013
PerformerNote
Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey, Stephan Hockey, Kathy McCarty
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1962-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Linklater, Richard
  • Basquez, Rudy
  • Caffeine, Jean
  • Hockey, Jan
  • Hockey, Stephan
  • McCarty, Kathy
  • Daniel, Lee
  • Rhodes, Scott
  • Detour Filmproduction
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
100
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
247
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young adults
  • Passivity (Psychology)
  • Subculture
  • University of Texas
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • University of Texas
  • Passivity (Psychology)
  • Subculture
  • Young adults
  • Texas
Technique
live action
Label
Slacker, Detour Filmproduction ; producer, writer, director, Richard Linklater
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: three audio commentaries, featuring Linklater and members of the cast and crew; It's impossible to learn to plow by reading books (1988), Linklater's first feature, with commentary by the director; Woodshock, a 1985 16 mm short by Linklater and Lee Daniel; casting tapes featuring select "auditions" from the more-than-100-member cast; deleted scenes and alternate takes; footage from the Slacker tenth-anniversary reunion; early film treatment; home movies; ten-minute trailer for a 2005 documentary about the landmark Austin café Les Amis; original theatrical trailer; plus a booklet featuring essays by author and filmmaker John Pierson and Sony Pictures Classics copresident Michael Barker; reviews by critics Ron Rosenbaum and Chris Walters; production notes by Lanklater; and an introduction to It's impossible to learn to plow by reading books by director Monte Hellman
Accompanying material
1 book ([60] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn856659906
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9781604657807
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515110419
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2311BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)856659906
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; 2.0 surround DTS-HD; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Slacker, Detour Filmproduction ; producer, writer, director, Richard Linklater
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: three audio commentaries, featuring Linklater and members of the cast and crew; It's impossible to learn to plow by reading books (1988), Linklater's first feature, with commentary by the director; Woodshock, a 1985 16 mm short by Linklater and Lee Daniel; casting tapes featuring select "auditions" from the more-than-100-member cast; deleted scenes and alternate takes; footage from the Slacker tenth-anniversary reunion; early film treatment; home movies; ten-minute trailer for a 2005 documentary about the landmark Austin café Les Amis; original theatrical trailer; plus a booklet featuring essays by author and filmmaker John Pierson and Sony Pictures Classics copresident Michael Barker; reviews by critics Ron Rosenbaum and Chris Walters; production notes by Lanklater; and an introduction to It's impossible to learn to plow by reading books by director Monte Hellman
Accompanying material
1 book ([60] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn856659906
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9781604657807
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515110419
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2311BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)856659906
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; 2.0 surround DTS-HD; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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