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Try to Remember - The Fantasticks
Try to Remember - The Fantasticks
Actors: F. Murray Abraham, Jim Cook, David Edwards, Jeremy Ellison-Gladstone, Ira Joe Fisher
Director: Eli Kabillio
Genres: Documentary
NR     2005     0hr 57min


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Actors: F. Murray Abraham, Jim Cook, David Edwards, Jeremy Ellison-Gladstone, Ira Joe Fisher
Director: Eli Kabillio
Creators: David Sperling, Eli Kabillio, Sean Casey, Anne Louise DePalo, James A. Ruggiero, Julie Davis, Tony Noto
Genres: Documentary
Sub-Genres: Documentary
Studio: Zeitgeist Films
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 01/25/2005
Original Release Date: 05/14/2003
Theatrical Release Date: 05/14/2003
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 0hr 57min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
Edition: Special Edition
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

Great memento of a great show...
William E. Adams | Midland, Texas USA | 11/30/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This documentary commemorating the closing of this musical after 42 years in NYC is only an hour long, so it may seem pricey unless you are a Fantasticks Fanatic. However, if you have a special fondness for the work, as I have, you must at least rent this. My relationship with the show began in 1962, when my college was one of the very first to get the rights to stage a production away from New York. Joining our drama department's cast of talented students and faculty members was an actor who had just finished playing the boy, Matt, at Sullivan Street. I think his name was Jack Black (no, not the current Jack Black.) I was the drama and film critic for my college paper at the time. The show just stunned me, and I have been a sucker for it ever since. I never got to Manhattan to see it in its original setting, but I have watched half-a-dozen productions in the past 40 years in four states. This DVD is a very nice tribute, featuring the people responsible for the music, the lyrics, the script and the staging. I was sorry when it ended, and wish they had expanded the film to at least two hours...any show lasting 42 years in the same theater deserves a good historical record."
Lovely reminiscence
Charles Evans | san francisco, CA USA | 05/13/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Very nice documentary on this legendary show
Dont know what that other reviewer is talking about; Liza Minnelli was never in The Fantasticks - is he confusing the show with Flora the Red Menace"