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Eating Raoul

Spine #625



Release:
Sep 25, 2012
$29.95

Number of Discs: 1

Specs
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
  • English subtitles

Eating Raoul

Other Versions:

Blu-ray


Directed By: Paul Bartel
Starring: Mary Woronov, Paul Bartel, Robert Beltran, Ed Begley, Jr., Edie McClurg, Buck Henry, Susan Saiger
Licensor: Mercury Film, Inc.

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A sleeper hit of the early 1980s, Eating Raoul is a bawdy, gleefully amoral tale of conspicuous consumption. Warhol superstar Mary Woronov and cult legend Paul Bartel (who also directed) portray a prudish married couple feeling put upon by the swingers who live in their apartment building; one night, by accident, they discover a way to simultaneously realize their dream of opening a little restaurant and rid themselves of the "perverts" down the hall. A mix of hilarious, anything-goes slapstick and biting satire of me-generation self-indulgence, Eating Raoul marks the end of the sexual revolution with a thwack.

Supplements
  • Audio commentary featuring screenwriter Richard Blackburn, art director Robert Schulenberg, and editor Alan Toomayan
  • The Secret Cinema (1968) and Naughty Nurse (1969), two short films by director Paul Bartel
  • Cooking Up "Raoul," a new documentary about the making of the film, featuring interviews with stars Mary Woronov, Robert Beltran, and Edie McClurg
  • Gag reel of outtakes from the film
  • Archival interview with Bartel and Woronov
  • Trailer

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