STANLEY KUBRICK’s painfully funny take on Cold War anxiety is without a doubt one of the fiercest satires of human folly ever to come out of Hollywood. The matchless shape-shifter PETER SELLERS (The Pink Panther) plays three wildly different roles: Air Force Captain Lionel Mandrake, timidly trying to stop a nuclear attack on the USSR ordered by an unbalanced general (The Killing’s STERLING HAYDEN); the ineffectual and perpetually dumbfounded President Merkin Muffley, who must deliver the very bad news to the Soviet premier; and the titular Strangelove himself, a wheelchairbound presidential adviser with a Nazi past. Finding improbable hilarity in nearly every unimaginable scenario, Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is a genuinely subversive masterpiece that officially announced Kubrick as an unparalleled stylist and pitch-black ironist.

Bonus Features:

  • Restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack
  • New interviews with Stanley Kubrick scholars Mick Broderick and Rodney Hill;
  • archivist Richard Daniels; cinematographer and camera innovator Joe Dunton;
  • camera operator Kelvin Pike; and David George, son of Peter George, on whose
  • novel Red Alert the film is based
  • Excerpts from a 1965 audio interview with Kubrick, conducted by Jeremy
  • Bernstein
  • Four short documentaries from 2000, about the making of the film, the sociopolitical
  • climate of the period, the work of actor Peter Sellers, and the artistry of
  • Kubrick
  • Interviews from 1963 with Sellers and actor George C. Scott
  • Excerpt from a 1980 interview with Sellers from NBC’s Today show
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: An essay by scholar David Bromwich and a 1962 article by screenwriter
  • Terry Southern on the making of the film

Click Images to Enlarge

studio:
CRITERION COLLECTION
Run Time:
95 mins approx.
Director:
Stanley Kubrick
Dubbing Languages:
Certificate:
TBC
Actor:
Peter Sellers

George C. Scott

Sterling Hayden
Subtitle Languages:
Main Language:
English
Number of Discs:
1
Region:
2
Brand:
The Criterion Collection

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STANLEY KUBRICK’s painfully funny take on Cold War anxiety is without a doubt one of the fiercest satires of human folly ever to come out of Hollywood. The matchless shape-shifter PETER SELLERS (The Pink Panther) plays three wildly different roles: Air Force Captain Lionel Mandrake, timidly trying to stop a nuclear attack on the USSR ordered by an unbalanced general (The Killing’s STERLING HAYDEN); the ineffectual and perpetually dumbfounded President Merkin Muffley, who must deliver the very bad news to the Soviet premier; and the titular Strangelove himself, a wheelchairbound presidential adviser with a Nazi past. Finding improbable hilarity in nearly every unimaginable scenario, Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is a genuinely subversive masterpiece that officially announced Kubrick as an unparalleled stylist and pitch-black ironist.

Bonus Features:

  • Restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack
  • New interviews with Stanley Kubrick scholars Mick Broderick and Rodney Hill;
  • archivist Richard Daniels; cinematographer and camera innovator Joe Dunton;
  • camera operator Kelvin Pike; and David George, son of Peter George, on whose
  • novel Red Alert the film is based
  • Excerpts from a 1965 audio interview with Kubrick, conducted by Jeremy
  • Bernstein
  • Four short documentaries from 2000, about the making of the film, the sociopolitical
  • climate of the period, the work of actor Peter Sellers, and the artistry of
  • Kubrick
  • Interviews from 1963 with Sellers and actor George C. Scott
  • Excerpt from a 1980 interview with Sellers from NBC’s Today show
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: An essay by scholar David Bromwich and a 1962 article by screenwriter
  • Terry Southern on the making of the film

Click Images to Enlarge

studio:
CRITERION COLLECTION
Run Time:
95 mins approx.
Director:
Stanley Kubrick
Dubbing Languages:
Certificate:
TBC
Actor:
Peter Sellers

George C. Scott

Sterling Hayden
Subtitle Languages:
Main Language:
English
Number of Discs:
1
Region:
2
Brand:
The Criterion Collection
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