Being Different (Blu-ray)

Directed by Harry Rasky

Release Year: 1981
Running Time: 100
UPC: 7 38329 21462 3
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S., Canada
Language: English
Genres: Science
Select a Format
$29.95 $7.99 (73% off) Buy Blu-ray
Cast
Billy Barty

Crew
Directed by Harry Rasky

They’re more like us than you think! A tribute to the spirit and humanity of people who are physically different from the average: very tall and very large men and women, a bearded woman and her long-time husband, Siamese twins joined at the midsection, and several little people including actor Billy Barty (Foul Play, Willow, Legend, Under the Rainbow). Jay Scott of Toronto Globe and Mail called Being Different, Harry Rasky’s finest film and that assessment includes Homage to Chagall, for which he received an Oscar® nomination. This one-of-a-kind documentary was narrated by acting legend Christopher Plummer (Highpoint, Beginners). “Being Different has warmth and humor and is almost miraculously devoid of voyeurism and sensationalism… if a work of art is something which nourishes our spirit and alters our perception, then Being Different is a work of art. As such, it is a very important film.” Maureen Petersen, Montreal Gazette


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 28 2021 at 2:19pm
RT' @Roxy_Cinema': ‘Lydia Lunch: The War Is Never Over’ by Beth B is the first career-spanning documentary retrospective of Lydia Lunch’s con…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 28 2021 at 12:03pm
"An unflinchingly raw yet nuanced look at the incendiary goddess’ history of musings and music." ' @LAWeekly' spoke…' https://t.co/jF0RlyEtDX'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 28 2021 at 11:54am
Attention CA Lydiots!' @LYDIALUNCHFilm' opens Friday at' @NuartTheatre' and August 6 at' @roxietheater' with Lydia Lunch…' https://t.co/YFhgIUIE8U'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 28 2021 at 10:25am
RT' @aspenfilm': Stock up on 🍿! On July 30, we are streaming Never Gonna Snow Again - Poland's Official Submission to the 93rd' @TheAcademy' Aw…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 28 2021 at 8:54am
RT' @FamilyVideo': 📣Huge' @KinoLorber' sale happening now! Get up to 50% off 200+ Kino Lorber titles. Plus, use code VIDEOSTORE for an extra 10…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 9:48pm
RT' @FilmThreat': "...a Russian-speaking immigrant...[possesses] the uncanny ability to lift their spirits, not to mention put them in a tran…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 9:36pm
Congrats to the' @BornToBeFilm' and' @BeNaturalMovie' teams on their #NewsEmmys nominations!' https://t.co/lsrsTngPS8'' https://t.co/cIiZX9uA0s'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 9:24pm
RT' @newsemmys': The #NewsEmmys nominees in Best Documentary are… Athlete A |' @netflix' FRONTLINE |' @PBS'' @frontlinepbs' POV: Advocate |' @PBS'' @P…'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 9:24pm
RT' @newsemmys': The #NewsEmmys nominees in Direction: Documentary are… Born To Be |' @BornToBeFilm'' @TaniaCypriano' Independent Lens |' @PBS'' @In…'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 8:24pm
'.@Slant_Magazine' calls NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN "a modern fairy tale for a cynical world" and makes comparisons to An…' https://t.co/CqsmalliGW'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com