Jack Nicholson

Drive, He Said

Drive, He Said

Fresh off of his Five Easy Pieces success, Jack Nicholson mounted his enormously irreverent directorial debut. Based on the best-selling novel by Jeremy Larner, Drive, He Said, free-spirited and sobering by turns, is a sketch of the exploits of a disaffected college basketball player (William Tepper) and his increasingly radical roommate (Michael Margotta), as well as a feverishly shot and edited snapshot of the early seventies (some of it was filmed during an actual campus protest). Fueled by Vietnam-era anxieties and perched on the edge of utter insanity, Nicholson’s audacious comedy (also starring Bruce Dern and Karen Black) is a startling howl direct from the zeitgeist.

Film Info

  • Jack Nicholson
  • United States
  • 1970
  • 90 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #547

Special Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Jack Nicholson, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • A Cautionary Tale of Campus Revolution and Sexual Freedom, a 2009 video piece featuring Nicholson
  • Theatrical trailer

Available In

Collector's Set

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story

Blu-Ray Box Set

6 Discs

$99.96

Collector's Set

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story

DVD Box Set

9 Discs

$79.96

Out Of Print

Special Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Jack Nicholson, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • A Cautionary Tale of Campus Revolution and Sexual Freedom, a 2009 video piece featuring Nicholson
  • Theatrical trailer
Drive, He Said
Cast
William Teppert
Hector
Karen Black
Olive
Michael Margotta
Gabriel
Bruce Dern
Coach Bullion
Robert Towne
Richard
Henry Jaglom
Conrad
Michael Warren
Easly
June Fairchild
Sylvie
Credits
Director
Jack Nicholson
Screenplay
Jeremy Larner
Screenplay
Jack Nicholson
From the novel by
Jeremy Larner
Producer
Steve Blauner
Producer
Jack Nicholson
Coproducer
Harry Gittes
Associate producer
Fred Roos
Executive producer
Bert Schneider
Music
David Shire
Cinematography
Bill Butler
Editing
Donn Cambern
Editing
Christopher Holmes
Editing
Pat Somerset
Editing
Robert L. Wolfe

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