Rollerball /
United Artists ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by William Harrison.
edition
Widescreen format (1.85:1) or standard format (1.33:1).
imprint
Santa Monica, Calif : MGM Home Entertainment, 2004.
description
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Santa Monica, Calif : MGM Home Entertainment, 2004.
standard identifier
02761692237
publisher #
1008209
contents note
Side A. Widescreen format -- Side B. standard format
credits note
Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; film editor, Antony Gibbs ; music conducted by André Previn ; music played by The London Symphony Orchestra.
general note
Based on the short story: Roller ball murder / by William Harrison.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975.
Special features: optional audio commentary by Jewison; "From Rome to 'Rollerball' : the full circle" vintage featurette (c1975, 8 min.); interactive "Rollergame."
performer
James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn, Pamela Hensley, Barbara Trentham, Ralph Richardson.
abstract
In a dystopic future world run entirely by a few powerful corporations, the brutal sport of rollerball has taken the place of both warfare and traditional athletic competition. The greatest player in the history of rollerball, Jonathan E, receives pressure from these corporations to retire. When he refuses, both his life and his sport descend into chaos and bloodshed.
language note
Closed-captioned.
In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
catalogue key
11328212
technical details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English or Dolby digital stereo. surround in French.

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