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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
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • 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
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Characteristic
videorecording
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Underneath (Motion picture)
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Credits note
  • King of the hill: Costume design, Susan Lyall ; production design, Gary Frutkoff ; music, Cliff Martinez ; camera, Elliot Davis ; picture editor, Steven Soderbergh
  • Underneath: Costume design, Karyn Wagner ; editor, Stan Salfas ; production design, Howard Cummings ; music, Cliff Martinez ; camera, Elliot Davis
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles 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
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  • 1909-1993
  • 1952-
  • 1951-
  • 1941-2004
  • 1955-
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  • Soderbergh, Steven
  • Hardy, John
  • Maltby, Barbara
  • Berger, Albert
  • Yerxa, Ron
  • Donen, Joshua
  • Reid, William
  • Wigram, Lionel
  • Fuchs, Daniel
  • Eichhorn, Lisa
  • Allen, Karen
  • Gray, Spalding
  • Bradford, Jesse
  • Gallagher, Peter
  • Elliot, Alison
  • Fichtner, William
  • Trese, Adam
  • Baker, Joe Don
  • Dooley, Paul
  • Duvall, Shelley
  • Shue, Elisabeth
  • Lyall, Susan
  • Frutkoff, Gary
  • Martinez, Cliff
  • Davis, Elliot
  • Wagner, Karyn
  • Salfas, Stan
  • Cummings, Howard
  • Hotchner, A. E
  • Tonguette, Peter Prescott
  • McGovern, Elizabeth
  • Krabbé, Jeroen
  • Gramercy Pictures
  • Wildwood Films
  • Bona Fide Productions
  • Populist Pictures
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
103
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
698
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  • Families
  • Boys
  • Latchkey children
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Depressions
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
  • Hotchner, A. E.
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 Soderbergh (interview about The Underneath); The Underneath (1995, Soderbergh's follow-up feature to King of the hill). Blu-ray contains identical special features as the DVDs. Booklet features an essay by critic Peter Tonguette, a 1993 interview with Soderbergh, and an excerpt from Hotchner's 1972 memoir
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
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 Soderbergh (approximately 100 minutes : 1995) --
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Dual-format edition; director-approved dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604658286
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515114110
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2339BDDVD
  • CC2339BDDVD-2
  • CC2339BDDVD-3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCoLC
System details
DVD: NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray disc
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 Soderbergh (interview about The Underneath); The Underneath (1995, Soderbergh's follow-up feature to King of the hill). Blu-ray contains identical special features as the DVDs. Booklet features an essay by critic Peter Tonguette, a 1993 interview with Soderbergh, and an excerpt from Hotchner's 1972 memoir
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
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 Soderbergh (approximately 100 minutes : 1995) --
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Dual-format edition; director-approved dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604658286
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515114110
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2339BDDVD
  • CC2339BDDVD-2
  • CC2339BDDVD-3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCoLC
System details
DVD: NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray disc

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