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Quiet City & Dance Party, USA: 2 Films By Aaron Katz DVD (NTSC Region 1)

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Praised for his contemplative lyricism and character-driven authenticity, writer-director Aaron Katz now stands at the vanguard of American cinema’s new wave of forward-thinking independents.

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Praised for his contemplative lyricism and character-driven authenticity, writer-director Aaron Katz now stands at the vanguard of American cinema’s new wave of forward-thinking independents.

In his deceptively simple Quiet City, twentysomething Jamie arrives in New York and meets a kindly stranger named Charlie. An unlikely connection is formed over the next 24 hours through city parks, abandoned apartments, and art galleries throughout industrial Brooklyn. Achingly sincere and shot with a painterly eye, Katz’s approach is refreshingly devoid of romantic clichés.


Also included: Katz’s impressionistic and tenderly heartbreaking debut, Dance Party, USA—hailed as “one of the best films of the year” (The New York Sun).


This 2-DVD set contains his first two features, DANCE PARTY, USA (2006) and QUIET CITY (2007)



  • NTSC Region 1

BONUS FEATURES


DISC 1: QUIET CITY


• Director commentary, with contributions from producers Ben Stambler and Brendan McFadden, and cinematographer Andrew Reed
• Cast commentary with Erin Fisher and Chris Lankenau
• Joe Swanberg’s Quiet City: a short-film prank by the director of LOL
• The Music of Quiet City: clips and interviews with composer Keegan Dewitt
• Footage from the NYC premiere of Quiet City
• Quiet City trailer


DISC 2: DANCE PARTY, USA


• Director commentary, with contributions from producers Brendan McFadden and Marc Ripper
• Cast commentary with Anna Kavan, Cole Pennsinger, Ryan White, Brendan McFadden, and director Aaron Katz
• Alternative and extended scenes, with commentary by Aaron Katz and editor Zach Clark
• The Lunch Hour: an early short film by Aaron Katz, with commentary by Katz and star/composer Keegan Dewitt


PLUS: Two new essays by film professor Ray Carney (Cassavetes on Cassavetes), and film critic Ray Pride (Movie City News, Salon.com, Newcity Chicago)


THIS IS A PREORDER DVD THAT IS DUE TO BE RELEASED ON OR ABOUT  1/29/2008


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Weight 5 oz