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The Resource King of the hill., Universal ; Gramercy Pictures presents a Wildwood/Bona Fide production ; executive producer, John Hardy ; produced by Barbara Maltby, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa ; written for the screen and directed by Steven Soderbergh

King of the hill., Universal ; Gramercy Pictures presents a Wildwood/Bona Fide production ; executive producer, John Hardy ; produced by Barbara Maltby, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa ; written for the screen and directed by Steven Soderbergh

Label
King of the hill.
Title
King of the hill.
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; Gramercy Pictures presents a Wildwood/Bona Fide production ; executive producer, John Hardy ; produced by Barbara Maltby, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa ; written for the screen and directed by Steven Soderbergh
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Film director
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Film editor
Film producer
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • King of the hill: Set in St. Louis during the Depression, it follows the daily struggles of a resourceful and imaginative adolescent who, after his tubercular mother is sent to a sanatorium, must survive on his own in a run-down hotel during his salesman father's long business trips
  • Underneath: A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend
Member of
Cataloging source
JRG
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
  • King of the hill: Costume design, Susan Lyall ; production design, Gary Frutkoff ; music, Cliff Martinez ; camera, Elliot Davis
  • Underneath: Costume design, Karyn Wagner ; editor, Stan Salfas ; production design, Howard Cummings ; music, Cliff Martinez ; camera, Elliot Davis
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • King of the hill: Jeroen Krabbé, Lisa Eichhorn, Karen Allen, Spalding Gray, Elizabeth McGovern, and Jesse Bradford
  • Underneath: Peter Gallagher, Alison Elliot, William Fichtner, Adam Trese, Joe Don Baker, Paul Dooley, Shelley Duvall, Elisabeth Shue
Runtime
103
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
698
Technique
live action
Label
King of the hill., Universal ; Gramercy Pictures presents a Wildwood/Bona Fide production ; executive producer, John Hardy ; produced by Barbara Maltby, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa ; written for the screen and directed by Steven Soderbergh
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • King of the hill: Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Underneath: Originally released as a motion picture in 1995
  • King of the hill: Based on the memoir by A. E. Hotchner
  • Underneath: Based on the novel "Criss Cross" by Don Tracy
  • Special features: DVD Disc 1: Steven Soderbergh (new interview); A.E. Hotchner (new interview); Against Tyranny (a new visual essay); Deleted scenes; Trailer. DVD Disc 2: Steven Soderberg (interview about The Underneath); The Underneath (1995, Soderbergh's follow-up feature to King of the hill). Blu-ray contains identical special features. Booklet features an essay by critic Peter Tonguette, a 1993 interview with Soderberg, and an excerpt from Hotchner's 1972 memoir
Accompanying material
1 Blu-ray disc (103 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (40 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • DVD one.
  • King of the hill
  • DVD two.
  • Underneath
  • Universal ; Gramercy Pictures presents a Populist Pictures production ; executive producers, Joshua Donen, William Reid, Lionel Wigram ; screenplay by Sam Lowry and Daniel Fuchs ; produced by John Hardy ; directed by Steven Soderberg (approximately 100 minutes : 1995)
  • Blu-ray
Control code
1542470
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Dual-format edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604658286
Media category
  • video
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515114110
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • DVD video
  • Blu-ray
Publisher number
  • CC2339BDDVD
  • CC2339BDDVD-1
  • CC2339BDDVD-2
  • CC2339BDDVD-3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1542470
  • (Sirsi) 1542470
  • (OCoLC)870689604
System details
  • DVD: NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
  • Blu-ray: region A, widescreen (2.35:1, 16:9) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD
Label
King of the hill., Universal ; Gramercy Pictures presents a Wildwood/Bona Fide production ; executive producer, John Hardy ; produced by Barbara Maltby, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa ; written for the screen and directed by Steven Soderbergh
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • King of the hill: Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Underneath: Originally released as a motion picture in 1995
  • King of the hill: Based on the memoir by A. E. Hotchner
  • Underneath: Based on the novel "Criss Cross" by Don Tracy
  • Special features: DVD Disc 1: Steven Soderbergh (new interview); A.E. Hotchner (new interview); Against Tyranny (a new visual essay); Deleted scenes; Trailer. DVD Disc 2: Steven Soderberg (interview about The Underneath); The Underneath (1995, Soderbergh's follow-up feature to King of the hill). Blu-ray contains identical special features. Booklet features an essay by critic Peter Tonguette, a 1993 interview with Soderberg, and an excerpt from Hotchner's 1972 memoir
Accompanying material
1 Blu-ray disc (103 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (40 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • DVD one.
  • King of the hill
  • DVD two.
  • Underneath
  • Universal ; Gramercy Pictures presents a Populist Pictures production ; executive producers, Joshua Donen, William Reid, Lionel Wigram ; screenplay by Sam Lowry and Daniel Fuchs ; produced by John Hardy ; directed by Steven Soderberg (approximately 100 minutes : 1995)
  • Blu-ray
Control code
1542470
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Dual-format edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604658286
Media category
  • video
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515114110
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • DVD video
  • Blu-ray
Publisher number
  • CC2339BDDVD
  • CC2339BDDVD-1
  • CC2339BDDVD-2
  • CC2339BDDVD-3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1542470
  • (Sirsi) 1542470
  • (OCoLC)870689604
System details
  • DVD: NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
  • Blu-ray: region A, widescreen (2.35:1, 16:9) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD

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