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EAN-130738329028725   EAN-13 barcode 0738329028725
UPC-A738329028725   UPC-A barcode 738329028725
Product NameMan in the Glass Booth
LanguageEnglish
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie
Short DescriptionDVD
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B00009MEJA
Model2292643
Price New15.49 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used10.75 US Dollars    (curriencies)
IMDbIMDb Link
Run Time117 minutes
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
CastLawrence Pressman, Lloyd Bochner, Lois Nettleton, Luther Adler, Maximilian Schell
Run Time117 minutes
Width5.25 inches    (convert)
Height0.5 inches    (convert)
Length7.25 inches    (convert)
Weight20 hundredths pounds    (convert)
BindingDvd
FormatMultiple Formats, Color, NTSC, Widescreen
Published08/05/2018
Run Time117 minutes
FeaturesFactory sealed DVD
Long DescriptionDirector Arthur Hiller (Love Story, Silver Streak), working from screenwriter Edward Anhalt's (Becket) adaptation, transforms actor/playwright Robert Shaw's The Man in the Glass Booth into a film the Los Angeles Times dubbed, "daring, outrageous, utterly provocative, endlessly ambiguous and strikingly effective." Millionaire Jewish entrepreneur Arthur Goldman (Maximilian Schell) benevolently rules his financial empire from a penthouse apartment overlooking Manhattan. Seemingly at the edge of sanity, Goldman holds forth on everything from Papal edicts to ex-wives, from baseball to his family's massacre in a Nazi concentration camp. When Goldman remarks on a blue Mercedes continuously parked outside his building, Goldman's captive audience of assistant (Lawrence Pressman) and chauffeur (Henry Brown) dismiss their boss' anxiety as encroaching paranoia. But each of Goldman's passionate, seemingly capricious ravings are transformed into a shocking, inadvertent deposition when Israeli agents capture Goldman and put him on trial as Adolph Dorf, the commandant of the concentration camp where Goldman's family was supposedly exterminated. In a trial scene of unrelenting intensity, Academy Award winner Schell (Judgement at Nuremburg) crafts what The Detroit Free Press called "a white-hot lead performance," mutating from eccentric Goldman to sociopathic Dorf and beyond. The riddle of Dorf's true identity becomes wrapped in an enigma of cunning self-treachery and single minded obsession. Veteran cinematographer Sam Leavitt enables Hiller to coax a vividly personal and electrifyingly intelligent dual portrait out of Schell. The Man in the Glass Booth is a timeless drama of surprising intimacy and indefatigable courage, "possessing," declared the LA Times "a remarkably resilient sense of lightness for all the profound questions it ponders."
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