Whit Stillman

The Last Days of Disco

The Last Days of Disco

The Last Days of Disco, from director Whit Stillman, is a cleverly comic look at the early 1980s Manhattan party scene from the vantage point of the late nineties. At the center of the film’s roundelay of revelers are the icy Charlotte (Kate Beckinsale) and the demure Alice (Chloë Sevigny), by day toiling as publishing house assistants and by night looking for romance and entertainment at a Studio 54–like club. Brimming with Stillman’s trademark dry humor, The Last Days of Disco is an affectionate yet unsentimental look at the end of an era.

Film Info

  • Whit Stillman
  • United States
  • 1998
  • 113 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.78:1
  • English
  • Spine #485

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Whit Stillman, with 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary by Stillman and actors Chris Eigeman and Chloë Sevigny
  • Four deleted scenes, with commentary by Stillman, Eigeman, and Sevigny
  • Audio recording of Stillman reading a chapter from his book The Last Days of Disco, with Cocktails at Petrossian Afterwards
  • Behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Stills gallery, with captions by Stillman
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: A new essay by novelist David Schickler

Cover illustration by Pierre Le Tan, based on his theatrical poster

Purchase Options

Collector's Sets

Collector's Set

A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco

A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco

Blu-Ray Box Set

3 Discs

$63.96

Collector's Set

A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco

A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco

DVD Box Set

3 Discs

$63.96

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Whit Stillman, with 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary by Stillman and actors Chris Eigeman and Chloë Sevigny
  • Four deleted scenes, with commentary by Stillman, Eigeman, and Sevigny
  • Audio recording of Stillman reading a chapter from his book The Last Days of Disco, with Cocktails at Petrossian Afterwards
  • Behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Stills gallery, with captions by Stillman
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: A new essay by novelist David Schickler

Cover illustration by Pierre Le Tan, based on his theatrical poster

The Last Days of Disco
Cast
Chloë Sevigny
Alice
Kate Beckinsale
Charlotte
Chris Eigeman
Des
Mackenzie Astin
Jimmy
Matt Keeslar
Josh
Robert Sean Leonard
Tom
Jennifer Beals
Nina
Matthew Ross
Dan
Tara Subkoff
Holly
Burr Steers
Van
David Thornton
Bernie
Jaid Barrymore
Tiger Lady
Michael Weatherly
Hap
Credits
Director
Whit Stillman
Written and produced by
Whit Stillman
Cinematography
John Thomas
Edited by
Andrew Hafitz
Edited by
Jay Pires
Coproducers
Cecilia Kate Roque
Coproducers
Edmon Roch
Executive producer
John Sloss
Music
Mark Suozzo
Production design
Ginger Tougas
Costumes
Sarah Edwards
Casting
Billy Hopkins
Casting
Suzanne Smith
Casting
Kerry Barden
Choreography
John Carrafa
Music supervisor
Peter Afterman
Sound editor
Paul Soucek

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