The fly

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Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2005].
Special edition.
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2 videodiscs (approximately 95 min.) : anamorphic, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2005].
Special edition.


General Note
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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary with David Cronenberg; Disc 2: "Fear of the flesh: the making of The Fly" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Larva" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Pupa" documentary; "Fear of the flesh: Metamorphosis" documentary; branching clips: A Radical Departure / The Rise of Marketing / Who Wants to Die? / All You Have To Do Is Be Passionate / Cronenberg's Preparation / On Cronenberg's Films / Cronenberg as Gynecologist / Cronenberg as Director / On the Cannes Jury / The Mother of Invention / It Takes Time To Spread the Goop / Glass-Break Test / Scotch & Razor Blades Genes in the Ether / Winning the Oscar / The Last Collaboration / Haunted by the Fly / The Brundle Museum of Natural History; deleted scenes; test footage; written works: George Langelaan's original short story / Charles Edward Pogue's Original Screenplay / David Cronenberg's rewrite / Interactive Cinefex article THE FLY Papers / Interactive American Cinematographer article New Buzz on an Old Theme / Interactive American Cinematographer article More About 'The fly"; promotional material: The Fly Teaser / The Fly Trailer / TV Spot #1 / TV Spot #2 / TV Spot #3 / Featurette / David Cronenberg Profile / The Fly II Teaser / The Fly II Trailer / The Fly (1958) / Return of the Fly (1959) / One Sheet & Lobby Card Gallery; still gallery: Publicity / Behind the scenes / Concept art / Effects / Monkey-Cat / Space Bug / Arm wrestling / Make-up; Easter eggs; Summer of '86: Big Trouble In Little China / Aliens / The Fly."
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Mark Irwin ; art director, Rolf Harvey ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Denise Cronenberg ; production designer, Carol Spier ; visual effects supervisor, Hoyt Yeatman.
Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel, Les Carlson, George Chuvalo.
Seth Brundle is a brilliant but eccentric scientist who attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful. Up to a point. Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned.
Academy Award Winner 1986 Makeup.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cronenberg, D., Goldblum, J., Davis, G., Getz, J., Irwin, M., & Shore, H. (2005). The fly (Special edition.). 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Cronenberg et al.. 2005. The Fly. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Cronenberg et al.. The Fly 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cronenberg, David, et al. The Fly Special edition., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

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