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    Unique ID Code: 0000185207
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 25/8/2017 17:50
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    Lord of the Flies

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    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 92 Minutes
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    Content Type: Movie

    Synopsis:
    In the hands of the renowned experimental theater director Peter Brook, William Golding’s legendary novel about the primitivism lurking beneath civilization becomes a film as raw and ragged as the lost boys at its center. Taking an innovative documentary-like approach, Brook shot Lord of the Flies with an off-the-cuff naturalism, seeming to record a spontaneous eruption of its characters’ ids. The result is a rattling masterpiece, as provocative as its source material.

    Special Features:
    •New, restored digital transfer (box set edition); new, restored 4K digital film transfer, supervised by editor and cameraman Gerald Feil, ASC (two-DVD and Blu-ray editions), with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
    •Audio commentary featuring director Peter Brook, producer Lewis Allen, director of photography Tom Hollyman, and Feil
    •Audio recordings of William Golding reading from his novel Lord of the Flies, accompanied by the corresponding scenes from the film
    •Deleted scene, with optional commentary and Golding reading
    •Interview with Brook from 2008 (two-DVD and Blu-ray only)
    •Collection of behind-the-scenes material, including home movies, screen tests, outtakes, and stills
    •Excerpt from a 1980 episode of The South Bank Show featuring Golding (two-DVD and Blu-ray only)
    •New interview with Feil (two-DVD and Blu-ray only)
    •Excerpt from Feil’s 1973 documentary The Empty Space, showcasing Brook’s theater methods
    • Living “Lord of the Flies,” a piece composed of never-before-seen footage shot by the boy actors during production, with new voice-over by actor Tom Gaman
    •Trailer
    •PLUS: An essay by film critic Geoffrey Macnab (two-DVD and Blu-ray only) and an excerpt from Brook’s autobiography The Shifting Point

    Video Tracks:
    Black and White 1.37:1

    Audio Tracks:
    LCPM Mono English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English HoH

    Directed By:
    Peter Brook

    Written By:

    Starring:
    James Aubrey
    Tom Chapin
    Hugh Edwards
    Roger Elwin
    Tom Gaman

    Soundtrack By:
    Raymond Leppard

    Director of Photography:
    Tom Hollyman

    Editor:
    Peter Brook, Gerald Feil and Jean-Claude Lubtchansky

    Producer:
    Lewis Allen

    Executive Producer:
    Al Hine

    Distributor:
    Criterion

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