Peeping Tom Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom

Michael Powell

 
Peeping Tom (Criterion DVD)

DVD

1 Disc

SRP: $39.95

Out of Print
  • United Kingdom
  • 1960
  • 101 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.66:1
  • English
  •  
  • Spine #58

A frank exploration of voyeurism and violence, Michael Powell’s extraordinary film is the story of a psychopathic cameraman—his childhood traumas, sexual crises, and murderous revenge as an adult. Reviled by critics upon its initial release for its deeply unsettling subject matter, the film has since been hailed as a masterpiece.

Cast

Mark LewisCarl Boehm
VivianMoira Shearer
Helen StephensAnna Massey
Mrs. StephensMaxine Audley
DoraBrenda Bruce
Elderly gentlemanMiles Malleson
Arthur BaddenEsmond Knight
Dr. RosenMartin Miller
Mr. PetersBartlett Mullins
Inspector GreggJack Watson
MillyPamela Green
Sergeant MillerNigel Davenport
Prof. A.N. LewisMichael Powell

Credits

DirectorMichael Powell
ProducerMichael Powell
CinematographyOtto Heller
ScreenplayLeo Marks
EditingNoreen Ackland
Art directorArthur Lawson
MusicBrian Easdale

Disc Features

  • New widescreen digital transfer, created from restored film elements and enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • Audio essay by renowned film theorist Laura Mulvey
  • Stills gallery of rare behind-the-scenes production photos
  • A Very British Psycho, directed by Chris Rodley: the Channel 4 U.K. documentary about the life of screenwriter Leo Marks, as well as the making and critical reception of Peeping Tom
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

    New cover by Olga Krigman

Film Essays

Peeping Tom

By Laura Mulvey November 15, 1999

Peeping Tom was made in 1959 by British director Michael Powell. It is not only an extraordinary movie but it has an extraordinary history. On its release, it received such devastating reviews . . . Read more »

Film Essays

Peeping Tom

By Laura Mulvey November 15, 1999

Peeping Tom was made in 1959 by British director Michael Powell. It is not only an extraordinary movie but it has an extraordinary history. On its release, it received such devastating reviews . . . Read more »