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Woman Under the Influence, A Woman Under the Influence, A

by John Cassavetes by John Cassavetes

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A Woman Under the Influence is arguably John Cassavetes most popular and influential film. Released in 1974 it stars Cassavetes' wife Gena Rowlands (Gloria, Faces) and the legendary Peter Falk (Columbo) as Mabel and Nick Longhetti, a blue-collar couple struggling to cope with her slide into mental illness.

A key work from a golden era of American independent filmmaking this masterpiece is as powerful and devastating today as it was when it was first released. The film received two Oscar® nominations – Rowlands for Best Actress and Cassavetes for Best Director, losing out to Francis Ford Coppola for Godfather Pt II.

A Woman Under the Influence is arguably John Cassavetes most popular and influential film. Released in 1974 it stars Cassavetes' wife Gena Rowlands (Gloria, Faces) and the legendary Peter Falk (Columbo) as Mabel and Nick Longhetti, a blue-collar couple struggling to cope with her slide into mental illness.

A key work from a golden era of American independent filmmaking this masterpiece is as powerful and devastating today as it was when it was first released. The film received two Oscar® nominations – Rowlands for Best Actress and Cassavetes for Best Director, losing out to Francis Ford Coppola for Godfather Pt II.

Extras

> Falk on Cassavetes: husbands and Wives (DVD only, 15 minutes).
> Elaine Kagan interviewed by Tom Charity (DVD only, 19 minuets).
> Original trailer ( 3 minutes).
> Alternative 16mm trailer (3 minutes).

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Additional Info

SKU 5035673020999
Catalogue Number BFIV2099
Year 1974
Director John Cassavetes
Format DVD
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries USA
Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Colour Colour
Sound Dolby Mono
Language(s) English
Running time 140 min
DVD region 2
Certificate 15

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