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THE CRITERION COLLECTION

THE CRITERION COLLECTION

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Grey Gardens is a 1975 American documentary film by Albert and David Maysles. Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer also directed, and Susan Froemke was the associate producer. The film depicts the everyday lives of two reclusive socialites, a mother and daughter both named Edith Beale, who lived at Grey Gardens, a derelict mansion at 3 West End Road in the wealthy Georgica Pond neighborhood of East Hampton, New York. The film was screened at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival but was not entered into the main competition. In 2010, the film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

  • New 2K digital film restoration, approved by codirector Albert Maysles, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack (Blu-ray)
  • The Beales of Grey Gardens, the 2006 sequel to the film (Blu-ray)
  • Audio commentary for Grey Gardens, featuring Maysles and codirectors Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, along with associate producer Susan Froemke
  • Introduction to The Beales of Grey Gardens by Maysles (Blu-ray)
  • Audio excerpts from a 1976 interview with Little Edie Beale, conducted by Kathryn G. Graham
  • Interviews with fashion designers Todd Oldham and John Bartlett on the continuing influence of Grey Gardens
  • Behind-the-scenes photographs
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Hilton Als

Grey Gardens is a 1975 American documentary film by Albert and David Maysles. Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer also directed, and Susan Froemke was the associate producer. The film depicts the everyday lives of two reclusive socialites, a mother and daughter both named Edith Beale, who lived at Grey Gardens, a derelict mansion at 3 West End Road in the wealthy Georgica Pond neighborhood of East Hampton, New York. The film was screened at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival but was not entered into the main competition. In 2010, the film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

  • New 2K digital film restoration, approved by codirector Albert Maysles, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack (Blu-ray)
  • The Beales of Grey Gardens, the 2006 sequel to the film (Blu-ray)
  • Audio commentary for Grey Gardens, featuring Maysles and codirectors Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, along with associate producer Susan Froemke
  • Introduction to The Beales of Grey Gardens by Maysles (Blu-ray)
  • Audio excerpts from a 1976 interview with Little Edie Beale, conducted by Kathryn G. Graham
  • Interviews with fashion designers Todd Oldham and John Bartlett on the continuing influence of Grey Gardens
  • Behind-the-scenes photographs
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Hilton Als

Extras

  • New 2K digital film restoration, approved by codirector Albert Maysles, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack (Blu-ray)
  • The Beales of Grey Gardens, the 2006 sequel to the film (Blu-ray)
  • Audio commentary for Grey Gardens, featuring Maysles and codirectors Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, along with associate producer Susan Froemke
  • Introduction to The Beales of Grey Gardens by Maysles (Blu-ray)
  • Audio excerpts from a 1976 interview with Little Edie Beale, conducted by Kathryn G. Graham
  • Interviews with fashion designers Todd Oldham and John Bartlett on the continuing influence of Grey Gardens
  • Behind-the-scenes photographs
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Hilton Als

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5050629040418
Catalogue Number CC2332BDUK
Product contents Single disc
Year 1976
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Criterion Collection
Aspect ratio Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
Sound English: LPCM Mono
Language(s) English
Running time 94 mins
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 12

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