They Shoot Horses Don't They? (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)

Directed by Sydney Pollack

Release Year: 1969
Running Time: 120
UPC: 7 38329 21660 3
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama
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Cast
Jane Fonda
Michael Sarrazin
Susannah York
Gig Young
Bruce Dern
Bonnie Badelia
Red Buttons
Michael Conrad
Al Lewis

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Directed by Sydney Pollack

Screen legend Jane Fonda (Coming Home) stars in this vivid, fascinating film as a woman driven to seize her last best chance during the very worst of times. A brilliant achievement by director Sydney Pollack (The Scalphunters), They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? is a stunning period piece recognized as one of the most highly acclaimed films of its time. In Depression-era America, desperation spawned a bizarre fad: the dance marathon where couples competed to stay on their feet for thousands of hours, and audiences flocked to watch. But Gloria (Fonda) doesn't think of herself as a spectacle. She is a fierce, unforgiving contestant in a battle she's determined to win. At stake is much more than the $1,500 prize; the event is her only hope for dignity, accomplishment and salvation. The stellar cast includes Michael Sarrazin (The Reincarnation of Peter Proud), Susannah York (The Killing of Sister George), Gig Young (Five Miles to Midnight), Red Buttons (The Poseidon Adventure), Bonnie Bedelia (Die Hard), Bruce Dern (The Laughing Policeman), Michael Conrad (Monte Walsh) and Al Lewis (The Munsters). Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Actress (Fonda), Supporting Actress (York), Director (Pollack), Screenplay (James Poe, Robert E. Thompson) and winner of Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Young).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Audio Commentary by Director Sydney Pollack

Audio commentary by Actress Jane Fonda, Producer Irwin Winkler, Producer Martin Baum, Actress Bonnie Bedelia, Actor Michael Sarrazin, Actor Red Buttons, and Hair Stylist Sydney Guilaroff

Making-of Featurette

Reversible Blu-ray Art

Original Theatrical Trailer


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