Henry Jaglom

A Safe Place

A Safe Place

One of the discoveries of the groundbreaking production company BBS was director Henry Jaglom. The fiercely idiosyncratic filmmaker—who would go on to have a decades-spanning career making independently produced female character studies—was first revealed to the film world with A Safe Place. In this delicate, introspective drama, laced with fantasy elements, Tuesday Weld stars as a fragile young woman in New York, unable to reconcile her ambiguous past with her unmoored present; Orson Welles as an enchanting Central Park magician and Jack Nicholson as a mysterious ex-lover round out the cast.

Film Info

  • Henry Jaglom
  • United States
  • 1971
  • 92 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #548

Special Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring director Henry Jaglom
  • Henry Jaglom Finds “A Safe Place,” a 2009 video piece in which the director discusses the film
  • Notes on the New York Film Festival, a 1971 video interview with Jaglom and director Peter Bogdanovich
  • Outtakes and screen tests
  • 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, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring director Henry Jaglom
  • Henry Jaglom Finds “A Safe Place,” a 2009 video piece in which the director discusses the film
  • Notes on the New York Film Festival, a 1971 video interview with Jaglom and director Peter Bogdanovich
  • Outtakes and screen tests
  • Theatrical trailer
A Safe Place
Cast
Tuesday Weld
Susan/Noah
Orson Welles
The Magician
Phil Proctor
Fred
Jack Nicholson
Mitch
Dov Lawrence
Dov
Gwen Welles
Bari
Credits
Director
Henry Jaglom
Screenplay
Henry Jaglom
Producer
Bert Schneider
Cinematography
Richard C. Kratina
Editing
Pieter Bergema
Production design
Harold Schneider
Costume design
Barbara Flood

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