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Administration MO (Text) 33126025445176 DVD Checked out 10/27/2020
Administration MO (Text) 33126025445184 DVD Checked out 10/27/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604658675
  • ISBN: 1604658673
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Criterion collection].
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
  • Distributor: [United States] : The Criterion Collection

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Special features: The "Scanners" way, new documentary on the film's special effects, featuring interviews with Cronenberg's collaborators; Mental saboteur, a new interview with actor Michael Ironside; The Ephemerol diaries, a 2012 interview with actor and artist Stephen Lack; Excerpt from a 1981 interview with Cronenberg on the CBC's "The Bob McLean show"; trailer and radio spots; Plus: an essay by critic Kim Newman.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director, David Cronenberg.
Participant or Performer Note:
Patrick McGoohan, Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack.
Summary, etc.:
After a man with extraordinary, and frighteningly destructive, telepathic abilities is nabbed by agents from a mysterious rogue corporation, he discovers he is far from the only possessor of such strange powers, and that some of the other "scanners" have their minds set on world domination, while others are trying to stop them.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1); stereo.
Subject: Telepathy > Drama.
Psychic ability > Drama.
Corporations > Drama.
Genre: Horror films.

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