Elvis

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Studio Universal (Music)
SKU 213453534
UPC 826663117431
UPC 14 00826663117431
Format DVD
Rating Rating
Keywords
Made-For-Network TV
Rock And Roll
True Story
Editors Note
Note Director John Carpenter teams up for the first time with his favorite actor, Kurt Russell, in this biography of Elvis Aaron Presley. Beginning with his humble beginnings as a country boy without a father, the film chronicles Elvis's journey to the height fame, his Las Vegas comeback, and his eventual death. The details of the King's life are dealt with in a sensitive, honest manner, focusing on both the success and the failure with equal weight. The personal tragedies of his family life give insight into the most famous entertainer of the twentieth century, and Russell delivers a layered, fully developed performance as Elvis Presley. John Carpenter shows he has the skills to tell a story that deals with universal human issues without exploiting the characters or the story, talents he further developed in his later films such as STARMAN and THE THING. The director does not hesitate to tackle the more difficult topics in Elvis's life, like drug use and the decline of his career, and ELVIS-THE MOVIE is all the better for it. A milestone in the development of John Carpenter as a master filmmaker.
Plot Summary
Summary Kurt Russell stars in this telefilm biography of Elvis Presley, from his teenage years, to his heyday of immense fame and fortune, to his Las Vegas comeback in 1969. The film also focuses on the King's family life, and how it affected his career.
Reviews
A.V. Club "Carpenter directs Elvis with a restless camera and a surprising amount of dramatic restraint..." -- Grade: B 03/03/2010
Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Russell is the revelation. It's a full-on, near-perfect Elvis impression..." 09/01/2010
Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Nailing the lip curl and pelvis grind perfectly, Kurt Russell takes Elvis from dodging bullies in his schooldays to the eve of his '69 Vegas comeback." 10/01/2010
Directors
John Carpenter
Actors
Kurt Russell
Cast & Crew
Pat Hingle - Star
Shelley Winters - Star
Kurt Russell - Star
Season Hubley - Star
John Carpenter - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1979
UPC 00826663117431
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 170 minutes
Color Color
Features
DVD, Widescreen, Mono Audio
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD

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