Bob Fosse

All That Jazz

All That Jazz

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.

Film Info

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

Special 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

Purchase Options

Special 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
All That Jazz
Cast
Roy Scheider
Joe Gideon
Ann Reinking
Kate Jagger
Leland Palmer
Audrey Paris
Jessica Lange
Angelique
Ben Vereen
O’Connor Flood
Erzsebet Foldi
Michelle
Cliff Gorman
Davis Newman
Max Wright
Joshua Penn
Michael Tolan
Dr. Ballinger
Deborah Geffner
Victoria
John Lithgow
Lucas Sergeant
Keith Gordon
Young Joe
David Margulies
Larry Goldie
Wallace Shawn
Assistant insurance man
Credits
Director
Bob Fosse
Written by
Robert Alan Aurthur
Written by
Bob Fosse
Produced by
Robert Alan Aurthur
Executive producer
Daniel Melnick
Associate producers
Kenneth Utt
Associate producers
Wolfgang Glattes
Cinematography
Giuseppe Rotunno
Editor
Alan Heim
Production designer
Philip Rosenberg
Fantasy designer
Tony Walton
Costume designer
Albert Wolsky
Music arranged and conducted by
Ralph Burns
Choreography by
Bob Fosse

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