The outsiders new sealed bluray complete novel edition. In the outsiders, the directors class is consistently present, but it may be a case of the wrong man for the job, since overall film plays unevenly, with a. Good to watch the group of friends taking care of each other and sticking together, too, when things got. The outsiders dvd, 2008 i bought this primarily because one of the stars was patrick swayze. Decades later, coppola has revisited the film and reintegrated 22 minutes of character. Right from the getgo, the story dwindles and the actors portray their. Tom cruise and emilio estevez play greasers, and pop singer leif. Jan 04, 2018 in 1983, director francis ford coppola struck a powerful chord with his adaptation of s. Decades later, coppola has revisited the film and reintegrated 22 minutes of characterenriching footage, including a new beginnning and ending more true to the book. In 1960s tulsa, the right and wrong sides of the tracks are represented by rival gangs, the upscale socs and the underprivileged greasers. The outsiders dvd bellingham public library bibliocommons.
All of our items are authentic from the manufacturer and formatted to play on usa and canada players. Viewing the complete novel edition, i felt that this adaptation did not serve the book the glory it should. The church that johnny and ponyboy stayed in burnt down. I saw it for the first time in early 2017 on one of those obscure old movie channels on cable and got hooked.
The outsiders 1983 francis ford coppola, stephen h. Why is there a complete novel edit of the film, and why is there new music. Thomas howell and johnny ralph macchio get into a brawl that ends. Unfortunately a lot of the added stuff works better as deleted scenes imo. The outsiders is a 1983 american comingofage drama film directed by francis ford coppola, an adaptation of the 1967 novel of the same name by s. One of the things i liked best about the outsiders was the majestic, beautiful score, but for some reason coppola has changed it in this version to dopey elvis songs and other bad music, if he had used good elvis songs maybe i wouldnt have minded so much the new music is distracting and completely ruins the emotional core of the movie it would be ok if the dvd included the original. The life of a juvenile delinquent never looked this beautiful.
In the complete novel version of the film released in 2005 and now, sadly, the only version available on dvd, sodapop curtiss last word on dallas is to counsel his younger brother, ponyboy. Darrel curtis patrick swayze is doing his best to raise his two younger brothers, sodapop rob lowe in his first film role and ponyboy c. Outsiders, the the complete novel dbl dvd in 1983, francis ford coppolas film of s. The new cut of the outsiders aptly entitled the complete novel expands what existed before to such a degree that the framework of the novel is restored, so readers and fans of the book wont be entirely disheartened to find certain scenes left out. A few similarities between the movie and book are that the movie still has the complete greaser gang pony, johnny, soda, darry, dally, twobit and steve. The outsiders soundtrack music complete song list tunefind.
Viewing the complete novel edition, i felt that this adaptation did not serve the book the glory it should have. The outsiders dvd the seattle public library bibliocommons. This version has a new score made up of source music of the period that the novel is set in mid60s. The outsiders questions compare and contrast the movie and novel answer all of these questions in complete sentences. But, like most everything else surrounding the picture, the outsiders. On its surface, the outsiders is a deceptively simple story a timeless class struggle as seen through the eyes of wayward teenagers that has resonated with new generations of youthful readers for close to four decades oklahoma native s. Coppola reinserted some deleted scenes to make the movie more faithful to the book. Teen rivalry in a small southern town sets the stage for this dramatic interpretation of the novel by s. The outsiders dvd skokie public library bibliocommons.
It has the film but what spoils it is the god awful soundtrack they have put over it. The novel and movie had many similarities and differences. Mar 04, 2010 the novel and movie, the outsiders, had many similarities and many differences. Widescreen bluray presentation of the film, plus bonus features. The film adaptation of the outsiders got its start when coppola. Rarely does a directors cut reflect a vision truer to a source text. It is an adaptation of the 1967 novel of the same name by s. Overall i find this version to be okay compared to much better complete novel version because this movie takes out the entire beginning and exposition, shortens. The outsiders dvd, 2005, 2disc set for sale online ebay. In an attempt to heighten the film s emotional impact, coppola uses nature as a dramatic force.
Francis ford coppola in the outsiders 1983 tom cruise in the outsiders. Hintons novel about troubled teenagers growing up in tulsa, oklahoma, during the early 60s. Hinton was 15 when she started writing the novel but did most of the work when she was 16 and a junior in high school. I thought as the complete novel edition it would have added scenes that were not in the original, which it does. The outsiders 30th anniversary complete novel edition bluray warner home video.
Outsiders book and movie comparison free essay example. The book details the conflict between two rival gangs divided by their socioeconomic. Hintons controversial book had left many important character building scenes on the editing floor and was clocking at merely 91 minutes. The outsiders trailer and complete novel dover demon. Directed by francis ford coppola, the outsiders tells the story of the ongoing conflict. They were looking to belong when two poor greasers, johnny, and ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two. There were also tiny details that were precisely the same. Would not recommend if you are a fan of the original film but ok for what it is. The outsiders is a 1983 american comingofage drama film that was directed by francis ford coppola. Rent the outsiders the complete novel extended edition. I bought this video for my son as he is studying the outsiders for english.
Originally prompted to make the outsiders by an elementary school librarian and her students who sent coppola a petition to bring the novel to life, the director set out to make a nostalgic fifties film. If youre the type to enjoy a movie for its idea and nothing more, then the outsiders is for you. Who are these three characters, how is their appearance different when you compare. Atlantis outsiders tv episode 2008 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The outsiders new sealed bluray complete novel edition matt. The outsiders dvd contra costa county library bibliocommons. Hintons classic comingofage story featuring young talents who would go on to become major stars. The outsiders 1983 the complete novel the outsiders subtitle date. The rivalry between two gangs, the poor greasers and the rich socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other. Jo ellen misakian, a librarian at lone star elementary school in fresno, california, and her students were responsible for inspiring coppola to.
It was a hoot to see all these now big stars when they were so young. This alternate cut, known as the complete novel, now appears to have. Sensitive ponyboy is a budding writer in love with cherry diane lane. Find all 14 songs in the outsiders soundtrack, with scene descriptions. Whole plotlines are reintegrated, actors roles beefed up and carmine coppolas score. May 09, 2017 the film adaptation of the outsiders got its start when coppola received a letter from a fresno middle school.
In the outsiders, the directors class is consistently present, but it may be a case of the wrong man for the job, since overall film plays unevenly, with a cliche and detached ambiance that robs. Its a memorable movie, not so much for coppolas stylized treatment of the story as for the cast. Why id like to be matt dillon in the outsiders film. Now i see there are two versions of the film in circulation.
Listen to trailer music, ost, original score, and the full list of popular songs in the film. E hinton about two groups of people, who are complete polar opposites. Comparecontrast the outsiders book and movie prezi. I saw the movie and read the book within months of each other when i was very close to the age of the characters. Please select your film, and your required language. The socials, a rich gang that looks down upon everyone, and the greasers, a gang of poor young boys from the other side of town. Hintons novel struck a powerful chord with audiences, capturing the intense feelings of being caught between childhood and adulthood, and not belonging anywhere. The outsiders made for a better book than a film, though its still pretty good.
In 1983, director francis ford coppola struck a powerful chord with his adaptation of s. Hintons beloved novel, the outsiders 1983, francis ford coppola crafted a mythic world that juxtaposes the angst and turmoil of adolescence with saturated sunsets and stunning scenery. Right from the getgo, the story dwindles and the actors portray their characters awkwardly, almost as if they have no clue what type of character they should be the outsiders was a very good book, but the movie doesnt even come close. The outsiders was a very good book, but the movie doesnt even come close. Unfortunately somebody thought it would be a good idea to add some loud, awful and unnecessary music to the video which was not in the original movie.
Rent the outsiders the complete novel extended edition 1983 starring matt dillon and ralph macchio on dvd and bluray. For this deluxe twodisc dvd edition, director francis ford coppola has added 22 minutes of deleted footage and an entire new soundtrack to his 1983 adaptation of s. A rousing new rocknroll soundtrack featuring six songs from elvis presley and other music greats make this new version of the outsiders one of movie historys great rediscoveries. The letter, penned by a teacher and signed by all her students, implored coppola to turn the classic novel about lost innocence into a feature film. The film adaptation of the outsiders got its start when coppola received a letter from a fresno middle school. The book details the conflict between two rival gangs divided by their socioeconomic status. In september 2005, coppola rereleased the film, including 22 minutes of additional footage and new music, entitled the outsiders. He didnt play a very big role in this movie, but overall it was excellent.
The complete novel, will be released on dvd tuesday after its sept. The complete novel, both to differentiate it from the original theatrical release version and to stress its fidelity to hintons book. Hintons 1967 novel has been required reading for legions of high school students. Thomas howell, matt dillon, ralph macchio, patrick swayze.
Jo ellen misakian, a librarian at lone star elementary school in fresno, california, and her students were responsible for inspiring coppola to make the film. The novel and movie, the outsiders, had many similarities and many differences. The complete novel is presented in a gorgeous, nearly flawless 2. Francis ford coppolas the outsiders 1983 the directors.99 1595 1173 1595 177 1570 605 143 571 105 90 517 1418 1405 1179 1197 1012 1318 1015 20 957 1057 132 717 644 42 269 48 587 681 174 440 74 313 407