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Ritchie, Michael. USA. 1969.
- Downhill Racer
- Ritchie, Michael
- Production Co:
- Paramount PIctures; Wildwood Enterprises
- The Criterion Collection, 2015
- 1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   102 minutes.   color.
sound - monaural.   widescreen
- Drama; Sport
- Robert Redford is David Chappellet, a ruthlessly ambitious skier competing for Olympic gold in the debut feature from director Michael Ritchie. Gene Hackman plays the team’s coach. Screenplay by James Salter. Restored hi-definition digital transfer.
Supplemental materials include: interview with Redford, Salter, editor James Harris, production manager Walter Coblenz, skier and technical advisor Jay Jalbert; audio excerpts from 1977 AFI seminar with director Ritchie; trailer; promotional film HOW FAST?(12 minutes, 1969); essay by critic Todd McCarthy.
- Link to:
- FII catalog |