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The Resource Safe, Sony Pictures Classics ; American Playhouse Theatrical Films presents a Chemical Films production in association with Good Machine, Kardana Productions, Channel 4 Films, Arnold Semler ; executive producers, James Schamus, Lindsay Law, Ted Hope ; producers, Christine Vachon, Lauren Zalaznick ; written and directed by Todd Haynes

Safe, Sony Pictures Classics ; American Playhouse Theatrical Films presents a Chemical Films production in association with Good Machine, Kardana Productions, Channel 4 Films, Arnold Semler ; executive producers, James Schamus, Lindsay Law, Ted Hope ; producers, Christine Vachon, Lauren Zalaznick ; written and directed by Todd Haynes

Label
Safe
Title
Safe
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics ; American Playhouse Theatrical Films presents a Chemical Films production in association with Good Machine, Kardana Productions, Channel 4 Films, Arnold Semler ; executive producers, James Schamus, Lindsay Law, Ted Hope ; producers, Christine Vachon, Lauren Zalaznick ; written and directed by Todd Haynes
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Performer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Carol White is an L.A. housewife in the late 1980s who comes down with a debilitating illness. After the doctors she sees can give her no clear diagnosis, she comes to believe that she has frighteningly extreme environmental allergies. A prescient commentary on self-help culture, as a metaphor for the AIDS crisis, as a drama about class and social estrangement, and as a horror film about what cannot be seen
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Suicide (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Costume design, Nancy Steiner ; production design, David Bomba ; music composer and performer, Ed Tomney ; editor, James Lyons ; director of photography, Alex Nepomniaschy
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for a sex scene and brief language
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.C75 2014
PerformerNote
Julianne Moore, Peter Friedman, Xander Berkeley, Susan Norman, Kate McGregor Stewart, Mary Carver, Steven Gilborn, April Grace, Peter Crombie, Ronnie Farer, Jodie Markell, Lorna Scott, James LeGros, Dean Norris
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  • 1959-
  • 1949-
  • 1955-
  • 1924-2013
  • 1962-
  • 1959-
  • 1960-2007
  • 1973-
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  • Semler, Arnold A.
  • Schamus, James
  • Law, Lindsay
  • Hope, Ted
  • Vachon, Christine
  • Zalaznick, Lauren
  • Haynes, Todd
  • Moore, Julianne
  • Friedman, Peter
  • Berkeley, Xander
  • Norman, Susan Gayle
  • McGregor-Stewart, Kate
  • Carver, Mary
  • Gilborn, Steven
  • Grace, April
  • Crombie, Peter
  • Farer, Ronnie
  • Markell, Jodie
  • Scott, Lorna
  • LeGros, James
  • Norris, Dean
  • Steiner, Nancy
  • Bomba, David J.
  • Tomney, Ed
  • Lyons, James
  • Nepomniaschy, Alex
  • Lim, Dennis
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • American Playhouse Theatrical Films
  • Chemical Films (Firm)
  • Good Machine (Firm)
  • Kardana Productions
  • Channel Four Films (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
119
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
739
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  • Multiple chemical sensitivity
  • Allergy
  • Pollution
  • Allergy
  • Pollution
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • California
Technique
live action
Label
Safe, Sony Pictures Classics ; American Playhouse Theatrical Films presents a Chemical Films production in association with Good Machine, Kardana Productions, Channel 4 Films, Arnold Semler ; executive producers, James Schamus, Lindsay Law, Ted Hope ; producers, Christine Vachon, Lauren Zalaznick ; written and directed by Todd Haynes
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1995
  • Widescreen presentation
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (with director Todd Haynes, actress Julianne Moore and producer Christine Vachon); Trailer. Disc 2: The suicide (a 1978 short film by Haynes); Todd Haynes and Julianne Moore (conversation between Haynes and Moore where they reflect on the strength of their working relationship and talk about the film where it all began); Christine Vachon (new interview with Vachon where she reflects on the beginnings of her collaborations with director Todd Haynes and discusses the historical context of Safe). Insert includes an essay by critic Dennis Lim
Accompanying material
1 folded-out insert (1 sheet : color illustrations ; 48 x 37 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. [The movie] -- Disc 2. [Special features]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (119 min.)
Isbn
9781604659313
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515133111
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2424D
  • CC2424D-1
  • CC2424D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894261172
  • 1900651
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1), monoaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Safe, Sony Pictures Classics ; American Playhouse Theatrical Films presents a Chemical Films production in association with Good Machine, Kardana Productions, Channel 4 Films, Arnold Semler ; executive producers, James Schamus, Lindsay Law, Ted Hope ; producers, Christine Vachon, Lauren Zalaznick ; written and directed by Todd Haynes
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1995
  • Widescreen presentation
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (with director Todd Haynes, actress Julianne Moore and producer Christine Vachon); Trailer. Disc 2: The suicide (a 1978 short film by Haynes); Todd Haynes and Julianne Moore (conversation between Haynes and Moore where they reflect on the strength of their working relationship and talk about the film where it all began); Christine Vachon (new interview with Vachon where she reflects on the beginnings of her collaborations with director Todd Haynes and discusses the historical context of Safe). Insert includes an essay by critic Dennis Lim
Accompanying material
1 folded-out insert (1 sheet : color illustrations ; 48 x 37 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. [The movie] -- Disc 2. [Special features]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (119 min.)
Isbn
9781604659313
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515133111
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2424D
  • CC2424D-1
  • CC2424D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894261172
  • 1900651
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1), monoaural
Video recording format
DVD

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