The Homecoming

The Homecoming

Director: Peter Hall Cast: Cyril Cusack, Ian Holm, Michael Jayston

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Part of the American Film Theatre series, Homecoming comes to DVD from Kino International. Originally written by Harold Pinter, this play has been adapted to film by director Peter Hall in 1973. Presented with a widescreen transfer enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions. Special features start off with "Harold Pinter and Homecoming," an essay by Michael Feingold, Chief Theater Critic at the Village Voice. Also includes the theatrical trailer, stills gallery, and interviews with both cinematographer David Watkin and Edie Landau, executive of the American Film Theatre. Most of the other special features are vintage AFT promotional materials, like a cinebill, trailer gallery, scrapbook, filmography, and a promotional reel from 1974 entitled "Ely Landau: In Front of the Camera. "

Product Details

Release Date: 07/22/2003
UPC: 0738329028824
Original Release: 1973
Rating: PG
Source: Kino Video
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:54:00

Special Features

An interview with cinematographer David Watkin ; Theatrical trailer; "Harold Pinter and The Homecoming," an essay by Michael Feingold, Chief Theatre Critic, The Village Voice; The AFT cinebill for The Homecoming; Stills gallery; An interview with Edie Landau, Executive in Charge, the American Film Theatre; Ely Landau: In Front of the Camera - AFT promotional reel, 1974; The American Film Theatre trailer gallery - includes a complete list of the AFT films ; The American Film Theatre scrapbook; Enhanced for 16x9 TVs

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Cyril Cusack Sam
Ian Holm Lenny
Michael Jayston Teddy
Vivien Merchant Ruth
Terence Rigby Joey
Paul Rogers Max

Technical Credits
Peter Hall Director
Mort Abrahams Executive Producer
Joan Bridge Costumes/Costume Designer
John Bury Production Designer
Elizabeth Haffenden Costumes/Costume Designer
Ely Landau Producer
Rex Pike Editor
Harold Pinter Screenwriter
Otto Plaschkes Executive Producer
Jack Stephens Art Director
Jack Stevens Art Director
David Watkin Cinematographer
Henry T. Weinstein Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. A House in London [7:34]
2. "Hello, Uncle Sam!" [6:44]
3. A Late Arrival [13:15]
4. A Sleepless Night [7:19]
5. Proposals & Questions [11:19]
6. Good Morning? [9:11]
7. "The Whole Family Together" [9:00]
8. "Being and Not Being" [12:38]
9. Intellectual Equilibrium [10:07]
10. "She's a Tease" [8:58]
11. Sharing Ruth [6:52]
12. A Workable Arrangement [10:43]

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