The graduate / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Embassy Pictures release ; Joseph E. Levine presents a Mike Nichols/Lawrence Turman production ; screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry ; produced by Lawrence Turman ; directed by Mike Nichols.

Two-DVD special edition.
[Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
Criterion collection; 800.
The Criterion collection ; 800
2 videodiscs (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Webb, Charles, 1939- -- Film adaptations.
College graduates -- Drama.
May-December romances -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
College graduates.
Man-woman relationships
Dark comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- United States.
Dark comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
English with optional English SDH subtitles.
System Details:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; monaural.
digital optical surround Dolby 5.1
laser optical NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Benjamin Braddock has just finished college and is already lost in a sea of confusion and barely contained angst when he becomes sexually involved with the middle-aged mother of the young woman he's dating.
Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross, William Daniels, Murray Hamilton, Elizabeth Wilson, Brian Avery, Walter Brooke, Norman Fell, Alice Ghostley, Buck Henry, Marion Lorne.
Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; film editor, Sam O'Steen ; set decorator, George Nelson ; costumes by Patricia Zipprodt ; songs by Paul Simon ; sung by Simon & Garfunkel ; additional music by Dave Grusin.
2.35:1 aspect ratio.
Widescreen (2.35:1).
Based on the novel by Charles Webb.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary 1 (2007 commentary featuring director Mike Nichols in conversation with filmmaker Steven Soderbergh); Commentary 2 (1987 audio commentary by film scholar Howard Suber); Trailer. Disc 2: Buck Henry and Lawrence Turman (the screenwriter and producer reminisce about the film); Dustin Hoffman (the actor recalls the making of the film); Sam and Mike (editor Bobbie O'Steen, Sam O'Steen's widow, examines his work through an analysis of the film and his collaboration with the director); Students of "The graduate" (short 2007 documentary features filmmakers, critics, and historians discussing the achievement and influence of the film); "The graduate" at 25 (1992 featurette from the 25th anniversary of the film includes interviews with actors Dustin Hoffman and Katharine Ross, screenwriter Buck Henry and producer Lawrence Turman); Mike Nichols and Barbara Walters (interview aired on NBC's Today show on July 29, 1966, the director discusses his career with Barbara Walters); Paul Simon and Dick Cavett (excerpt from April 9, 1970 episode of The Dick Cavett Show, Paul Simon discusses the music used in the film); Screen tests. Insert includes and essay by journalist and critic Frank Rich.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
Nichols, Mike, film director, film producer., Director, Producer
Levine, Joseph E., film producer., Producer
Turman, Lawrence, film producer., Producer
Willingham, Calder, 1922-1995, screenwriter., Screenwriter
Henry, Buck, screenwriter, actor., Actor
Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005, actor., Actor
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937- actor., Actor
Ross, Katharine, 1940- actor., Actor
Daniels, William, 1927- actor., Actor
Hamilton, Murray, actor., Actor
Wilson, Elizabeth, 1921-2015, actor., Actor
Avery, Brian, actor., Actor
Brooke, Walter, actor., Actor
Fell, Norman, 1924-1998, actor., Actor
Ghostley, Alice, 1926-2007, actor., Actor
Lorne, Marion, 1888-1968, actor., Actor
Surtees, Robert, director of photography., Cinematographer
Sylbert, Richard, production designer., Production personnel
O'Steen, Sam, 1923-2000, editor of moving image work., Editor
Nelson, George, 1927-1992, set designer., Set designer
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999, costume designer., Costume designer
Simon, Paul, 1941- composer (expression), Composer
Grusin, Dave, composer (expression), Composer
Soderbergh, Steven, 1963- commentator., Commentator
Suber, Howard, 1937- commentator., Commentator
O'Steen, Bobbie, 1952- interviewee (expression), Interviewee
Walters, Barbara, 1929- interviewer (expression), Interviewer
Cavett, Dick, interviewer (expression), Interviewer
Rich, Frank, writer of supplementary textual content.,
Simon and Garfunkel, performer., Performer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company., Producer
Embassy Pictures Corp., production company., Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher., Publisher
Class of 1953 Fund.
Publisher Number:
CC2587D The Criterion Collection (container)
CC2587D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2587D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)
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