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Other Formats:  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Special Edition DVD

Release Date: 11/9/2010
Original Release: 1966
Format: DVD
Length: 131 minutes
Rating: Not Rated
Rating Reason: (Reason unavailable)
UPC: 883929157877
Studio: Warner Home Video

Directed by: Mike Nichols
Featuring: Elizabeth Taylor, George Segal, Nichelle Nichols, Richard Burton, Sandy Dennis
Categories: Dramas, Classic, Psychodrama, Stage Play, Suspense, Thriller, Substance Abuse, Recommended, Character Study, Theatrical Release, Adaptation, Essential Cinema

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? DVD Description
Turning the underbelly of bourgeois academia into a microcosm of human relationships in all their arduous complexities, Mike Nichols' auspicious debut feature is a harrowing descent into the private lives and painful secrets of two couples thrown together for an evening. Based on the controversial play by Edward Albee, this noir-ish 1966 drama stars former real-life couple Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, in what many critics consider to be their best performances. George (Burton) is a senior professor of history who has turned to alcohol to deal with his vituperative, vicious wife Martha (Taylor), whose appetite for administering abuse knows no bounds. Invited to the couple's home for late-night drinks are new professor Nick (George Segal), and his na´ve wife Honey (Sandy Dennis), where over the course of the evening, the polished veneer of the hosts tarnishes grotesquely. The witty repartee of consummate sophisticate Martha degenerates into increasingly violent verbal abuse of both her husband and guests, while George's stoic fašade crumbles both physically and emotionally. The horrified Nick and Honey initially come off as happier foils to the misery of the older married couple, but the guests are soon mirroring George and Martha in their mutual antagonism, giving voice to buried resentments and alcohol-fueled revelations of repressed injuries.

A director with a reputation for delivering intelligent, "adult" films, Nichols made a remarkably smooth and successful transition from stage to screen with this adaptation of Albee's already-notorious play. Screenwriter Ernest Lehman kept the text of the play virtually intact, maintaining the intensity and sheer violence of the frankly foul language. The film shocked audiences, presenting them with a tortuous foray into a love-hate relationship and, ultimately, mental illness. WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? received Academy Award nominations in virtually every category it was eligible for, winning five of them.

DVD Features
Region 1
Note: Two Commentaries: 1- Directors Mike Nichols and Steven Soderbergh
2 - Cinematographer Haskell Wexler

Dual Layer
Audio:
English, French
Subtitles - English, French, Japanese, Spanish

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Awards
  • Winner, 1966 Academy Awards: Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (b&w or Color)
  • Winner, 1966 Academy Awards: Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (b&w)
  • Winner, 1966 Academy Awards: Best Costume Design (b&w)
  • Winner, 1966 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Sandy Dennis
  • Winner, 1966 Academy Awards: Best Actress - Elizabeth Taylor
  • Winner, 1966 Academy Awards: Best Cinematography - Haskell Wexler



Technical Specifications
  • Color - B&W


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