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“Bottle Rocket” finally gets the Criterion treatment

Director Wes Anderson’s (The Life Aquatic, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums) first film “Bottle Rocket” is finally getting the Criterion treatment as his other films have (minus the Darjeeling Limited). The Criterion version is due out in November.

Special Features: (from the official Criterion Website)

– DIRECTOR-APPROVED DOUBLE-DISC SET SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES:
– New, restored high-definition digital transfer supervised and approved by director Wes Anderson and director of photography Robert Yeoman
– Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack
– Commentary by director/co-writer Anderson and co-writer/actor Owen Wilson
– The Making of �Bottle Rocket�: an original documentary by filmmaker Barry Braverman featuring Anderson, James L. Brooks, James Caan, Temple Nash Jr., Kumar Pallana, Polly Platt, Mark Mothersbaugh, Robert Musgrave, Richard Sakai, David and Sandy Wasco, Andrew and Luke and Owen Wilson, and Robert Yeoman
– The original thirteen-minute black-and-white Bottle Rocket short film from 1992
– Eleven deleted scenes
– Anamorphic screen test, storyboards, location photos, and behind-the-scenes photographs by Laura Wilson
– Murita Cycles, a 1978 short film by Braverman
– The Shafrazi Lectures, no. 1: Bottle Rocket
– PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by executive producer James L. Brooks, an appreciation by Martin Scorsese
– Original artwork by Ian Dingman

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