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All That Jazz

Bob Fosse

 
All That Jazz (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

26 Aug 2014

Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

3 Discs

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  • United States
  • 1979
  • 123 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
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  • Spine #724

The preternaturally gifted director and choreographer Bob Fosse turned the camera on his own life for this madly imaginative, self-excoriating musical masterpiece. Roy Scheider gives the performance of his career as Joe Gideon, whose exhausting work schedule—mounting a Broadway production by day and editing his latest movie by night—and routine of amphetamines, booze, and sex are putting his health at serious risk. Fosse burrows into Gideon’s (and his own) mind, rendering his interior world as phantasmagoric spectacle. Assembled with visionary editing that makes dance come alive on-screen as never before, and overflowing with sublime footwork by the likes of Ann Reinking, Leland Palmer, and Ben Vereen, All That Jazz pushes the musical genre to personal depths and virtuosic aesthetic heights.

Cast

Joe GideonRoy Scheider
Kate JaggerAnn Reinking
Audrey ParisLeland Palmer
AngeliqueJessica Lange
O’Connor FloodBen Vereen
MichelleErzsebet Foldi
Davis NewmanCliff Gorman
Joshua PennMax Wright
Dr. Ballinger Michael Tolan
VictoriaDeborah Geffner
Lucas SergeantJohn Lithgow
Young JoeKeith Gordon
Larry GoldieDavid Margulies
Assistant insurance man Wallace Shawn

Credits

DirectorBob Fosse
Written byRobert Alan Aurthur and Bob Fosse
Produced byRobert Alan Aurthur
Executive producerDaniel Melnick
Associate producersKenneth Utt and Wolfgang Glattes
CinematographyGiuseppe Rotunno
EditorAlan Heim
Production designerPhilip Rosenberg
Fantasy designerTony Walton
Costume designerAlbert Wolsky
Music arranged and conducted byRalph Burns
Choreography byBob Fosse

Disc Features

  • New 4K digital restoration, with 3.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Audio commentary featuring editor Alan Heim
  • Selected-scene audio commentary by actor Roy Scheider
  • New interviews with Heim and Fosse biographer Sam Wasson
  • New conversation between actors Ann Reinking and Erzsebet Foldi
  • Episode of the talk show Tomorrow from 1980, featuring director Bob Fosse and choreographer Agnes de Mille
  • Interviews with Fosse from 1981 and 1986
  • On-set footage
  • Portrait of a Choreographer, a 2007 documentary on Fosse
  • The Soundtrack: Perverting the Standards, a 2007 documentary about the film’s music
  • Interview with George Benson from 2007, about his song “On Broadway,” which opens the film
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Hilton Als

    Cover based on a theatrical poster; packaging includes new illustrations by Sean Freeman

Film Essays

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All That Jazz: Stardust

By Hilton AlsAugust 25, 2014

Love and death tango in Bob Fosse’s glittering ode to his own mortality. Read more »

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Film Essays

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All That Jazz: Stardust

By Hilton AlsAugust 25, 2014

Love and death tango in Bob Fosse’s glittering ode to his own mortality. Read more »


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