• Family Portraits: A Trilogy of America

Family Portraits: A Trilogy of America

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Over the course of seven years, three short films about the brutal dissolution of the American family – Cutting Moments (1997), Home (1998) and Prologue (2003) – elicited both horrified gasps and standing ovations at film festivals around the world. When combined into a theatrical feature, this trilogy by writer/producer/director/editor Douglas Buck – whose directing credits would eventually include the SISTERS remake and ‘The Accident’ segment of THE THEATRE BIZARRE – was hailed as “nightmarish” (The New York Times), “like Todd Solondz on crack” (Digitally Obsessed) and “the most chilling portrait of the loss of humanity in the manicured lawns of Middle America ever made” (LA Weekly). Buck’s “unbearably intense and enormously moving” (Filmecho) stunner is now scanned in 2k from the original negative for the first time ever with all-new Special Features.

Format
Format type Blu-Ray
Film
Year 2003
Rating 18
Director Douglas Buck
Starring

Jared Barsky

Gary Betsworth

Ray Bland

Country USA
Label Severin
Synopsis

Over the course of seven years, three short films about the brutal dissolution of the American family – Cutting Moments (1997), Home (1998) and Prologue (2003) – elicited both horrified gasps and standing ovations at film festivals around the world. When combined into a theatrical feature, this trilogy by writer/producer/director/editor Douglas Buck – whose directing credits would eventually include the SISTERS remake and ‘The Accident’ segment of THE THEATRE BIZARRE – was hailed as “nightmarish” (The New York Times), “like Todd Solondz on crack” (Digitally Obsessed) and “the most chilling portrait of the loss of humanity in the manicured lawns of Middle America ever made” (LA Weekly). Buck’s “unbearably intense and enormously moving” (Filmecho) stunner is now scanned in 2k from the original negative for the first time ever with all-new Special Features.

Region tv Region 0
Language English
Subtitles English
Running time 105 mins
Aspect ratio 1.78:1
Case type Standard
Extra features
  • Commentary with Director Douglas Buck
  • Commentary with Maitland McDonagh
  • AFTER ALL – Early Short Film
  • CUTTING MOMENTS Interviews, Circa 1998
  • That’s Dark – Podcast on CUTTING MOMENTS & Interview with Director Douglas Buck
  • Deleted Scene – Prologue
  • Behind the Scenes – Prologue
  • Stills Galleries
  • Trailer

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