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The Resource Five easy pieces, Columbia ; screen play by Adrien Joyce ; story by Bob Rafelson and Adrien Joyce ; produced by Bob Rafelson, Richard Wechsler ; directed by Bob Rafelson ; a BBS production

Five easy pieces, Columbia ; screen play by Adrien Joyce ; story by Bob Rafelson and Adrien Joyce ; produced by Bob Rafelson, Richard Wechsler ; directed by Bob Rafelson ; a BBS production

Label
Five easy pieces
Title
Five easy pieces
Statement of responsibility
Columbia ; screen play by Adrien Joyce ; story by Bob Rafelson and Adrien Joyce ; produced by Bob Rafelson, Richard Wechsler ; directed by Bob Rafelson ; a BBS production
Title variation
  • America lost and found
  • America lost and found, the BBS story
Title variation remainder
the BBS story
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nicholson plays the now iconic cad Bobby Dupea, a shiftless thirty-something oil rigger and former piano prodigy immune to any sense of romantic or familial responsibility, who returns to his childhood home to see his ailing, estranged father, with his blue-collar girlfriend (Karen Black) in tow
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Laszlo Kovacs ; editors, Christopher Holmes, Gerald Shepard ; songs, Tammy Wynette
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Susan Anspach, Lois Smith, Ralph Waite, Billy Green Bush, William Challee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-2013,
  • 1942-2018,
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rafelson, Bob,
  • Joyce, Adrien,
  • Wechsler, Richard,
  • Nicholson, Jack,
  • Black, Karen
  • Anspach, Susan
  • Columbia Pictures
  • BBS Productions
Runtime
99
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
546
Technique
live action
Label
Five easy pieces, Columbia ; screen play by Adrien Joyce ; story by Bob Rafelson and Adrien Joyce ; produced by Bob Rafelson, Richard Wechsler ; directed by Bob Rafelson ; a BBS production
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1970
  • Box set includes accompanying guide, America lost and found : the BBS story (111 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.)
  • Issued as part of a 9-DVD boxed set with: Head; Easy rider (2 discs: feature film and supplemental material); Drive, he said; A safe place; The last picture show (2 discs: feature film and supplemental material); The king of Marvin Gardens
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director of photography László Kovács ; Audio commentary featuring director Bob Rafelson and interior designer Toby Rafelson ; "Soul searching in 'Five easy pieces'", a 2009 video piece with Bob Rafelson ; "BBStory", a 2009 documentary about the BBS era, with Rafelson, actors Jack Nicholson, Karen Black and Ellen Burstyn and directors Peter Bogdanovich and Henry Jaglom, among others ; Audio excerpts from a 1976 AFI interview with Rafelson
  • Criterion Collection: CC1959D (set)
  • Criterion Collection: CC1962D
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
695038543
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special DVD edition, widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781604653649
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515065818 (set)
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC1959D
  • CC1962D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Five easy pieces, Columbia ; screen play by Adrien Joyce ; story by Bob Rafelson and Adrien Joyce ; produced by Bob Rafelson, Richard Wechsler ; directed by Bob Rafelson ; a BBS production
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1970
  • Box set includes accompanying guide, America lost and found : the BBS story (111 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.)
  • Issued as part of a 9-DVD boxed set with: Head; Easy rider (2 discs: feature film and supplemental material); Drive, he said; A safe place; The last picture show (2 discs: feature film and supplemental material); The king of Marvin Gardens
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director of photography László Kovács ; Audio commentary featuring director Bob Rafelson and interior designer Toby Rafelson ; "Soul searching in 'Five easy pieces'", a 2009 video piece with Bob Rafelson ; "BBStory", a 2009 documentary about the BBS era, with Rafelson, actors Jack Nicholson, Karen Black and Ellen Burstyn and directors Peter Bogdanovich and Henry Jaglom, among others ; Audio excerpts from a 1976 AFI interview with Rafelson
  • Criterion Collection: CC1959D (set)
  • Criterion Collection: CC1962D
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
695038543
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special DVD edition, widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781604653649
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515065818 (set)
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC1959D
  • CC1962D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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