Morrissey’s Taste for Shelagh Delaney - The Criterion Collection (Aug. 23, 2016 release)

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    Sep 23, 2015
    Morrissey’s Taste for Shelagh Delaney - The Criterion Collection

    ...In conjunction with our release of Tony Richardson’s 1961 screen adaptation of A Taste of Honey, out tomorrow, we’ve gathered Morrissey’s most prominent references to this groundbreaking work of social realism in the below playlist



    Synopsis (Blu-ray / DVD) - The Criterion Collection

    Disc features:
    • New, restored, 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
    • New interviews with actors Rita Tushingham and Murray Melvin
    • Audio interview with director and coscreenwriter Tony Richardson from the 1962 Cannes Film Festival
    • Excerpt from a 1960 television interview with A Taste of Honey playwright Shelagh Delaney
    • Interview from 1998 with cinematographer Walter Lassally
    • Remaking British Theater: Joan Littlewood and “A Taste of Honey,” a new piece about the film’s stage origins, featuring an interview with theater scholar Kate Dorney
    • Momma Don’t Allow (1956), a Free Cinema short film by Richardson, shot by Lassally
    • PLUS: An essay by film scholar Colin MacCabe

      New cover by Jon Gray
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