A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco

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MetropolitanThe Last Days of DiscoBarcelona
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Universal Studios Home EntertainmentWesterly FilmsWarner Bros. Home Entertainment
Directed by: Whit Stillman
Over the course of the 1990s, writer-director Whit Stillman made a trilogy of films about the acid tongues and broken hearts of some haplessly erudite young Americans in New York and abroad. Set in the eighties, these films would trace the arc of that decade, led by Stillman’s Oscar-nominated debut, Metropolitan, which introduced moviegoers to a strange, endangered species of privileged New Yorker dubbed the “urban haute bourgeoisie.” Chronologically, the tale continues with The Last Days of Disco, in which, with an earnest wink, Stillman mourns the close of New York’s nightclub era via the story of two young party-going women juggling day jobs in book publishing. Finally, Barcelona plunks down a pair of love-starved upper-class men in a foreign city riddled with anti-American sentiment. At once effervescent and melancholy, these are comedies about the ends of eras, social change as seen through the eyes of reluctant, unflaggingly sardonic romantics.

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Format: DVD
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1 (Anamorphic) , 1.78:1 (Anamorphic) , 1.85:1 (Anamorphic)
Audio: English 1.0 Dolby Digital Mono , English 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround , English 2.0 Dolby Digital Surround
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Subtitles: English
Region: 1
Discs: 3 Discs |  DVD-9

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Artwork: Sarah Habibi
Producer: Kate Elmore
Artwork: Pierre Le Tan

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