Nixon (Special Edition) (DVD)
Directed by Oliver Stone
David Hyde Pierce
Tony Lo Bianco
John C. McGinley
From Oliver Stone, the director of Platoon, JFK and Natural Born Killers. Screen legend Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal) electrifies the screen as Richard Nixon, whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power. Nominated for four Academy Awards® (Actor for Hopkins, Supporting Actress for Joan Allen, Original Screenplay for Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson and Stone, and Score for John Williams), Nixon takes a riveting look at a complex man who became the first American president to resign, due to the threat of impeachment and his involvement in conspiracy jeopardizing the nation’s security. The phenomenal all-star cast includes Allen (The Crucible), Powers Boothe (The Emerald Forest), Ed Harris (Needful Things), Bob Hoskins (Shattered), E.G. Marshall (Consenting Adults), Paul Sorvino (I, the Jury), David Hyde Pierce (TV’s Frasier), Mary Steenburgen (Hope Springs), J.T. Walsh (Breakdown) and James Woods (The Onion Field). This special three-disc edition includes both the original theatrical cut and the extended director’s cut, and is loaded with extras.
DVD Extras Include:
Includes both the original 191-minute theatrical cut and the extended 212-minute director’s cut | Two Audio Commentaries with Director Oliver Stone (Director's Cut): Oliver Stone Discusses the Film’s Performances, Style & Scrip/Oliver Stone Discusses the Politics & History of the Era
NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Jim Hemphill (Theatrical Cut)
Deleted Scenes Introduced by Oliver Stone (58:16)
Beyond Nixon Documentary (35:19)
Charlie Rose Interviews Oliver Stone (55:09)
5.1 Surround and 2.0 Stereo
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