Richard Kelly's film prodigy that revealed actor Jake Gyllenhaal
Middlesex, Iowa, 1988. Donnie Darko is a sixteen-year-old teenager like no other. Introverted and emotionally disturbed, he maintains a friendship with a certain Frank, a giant rabbit that only he can see and hear. One night when Donnie is awakened by the voice of his imaginary friend who tells him to follow him, he miraculously survives an accident that could have been fatal to him. At the same time, Frank announces to him that the end of the world is near. From then on, Donnie will obey the voice and cause a series of events that will sow trouble within the community...
The first feature film by American Richard Kelly, made at just twenty-six, Donnie Darko is a film prodigy. A mixture of melancholy teen-movie and fantastic thriller, its creator takes us on a chaotic journey to the heart of the psyche of a teenager, embodied with confusion by Jake Gyllenhaal. The spearhead of American independent cinema of the 2000s, available in its 2 versions!
Donnie Darko by Richard Kelly (2001 – Colors – Cinema version: 113 mn / Director's Cut version: 134 mn) New 4K Restoration
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> THE FILM AVAILABLE IN ITS 2 VERSIONS: CINEMA & DIRECTOR'S CUT
. 3 AUDIO COMMENTS
RICHARD KELLY AND JAKE GYLLENHAAL (VOSTF)
RICHARD KELLY AND THE FILM CREW (VO)
RICHARD KELLY AND KEVIN SMITH (VOSTF)
. DEUS EX MACHINA: THE PHILOSOPHYOF "DONNIE DARKO" (85 mn - VOSTF) A river documentary on the film and its secrets.
. "THE GOODBYE PLACE" (1996 – B&W – 9 mn – VOSTF) Richard Kelly's first short film produced by USC.
. 20 CUT SCENES AND ALTERNATIVES (33 mn – VOSTF) With or without audio commentary by Richard Kelly.
. THE"DONNIE DARKO" LOGBOOK (53 mins) With (VO) or without (VOSTF) audio commentary by Steven Poster, director of photography.
. 15 INTERVIEWS FROM THE ARCHIVES WITH THE FILM CREW (15 mins – VOSTF)
. COMPARISON FILM / STORYBOARD (8 mn – VOSTF)
. BEHIND THE SET (5 mins – VOSTF)
.ADVERTORIALS CUNNING VISIONS (6 mn – VOSTF) With or without audio commentary.
2 BD • HIGH DEFINITION MASTERS • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING • Original DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Version • French Subtitles • 2.35 format respected • Colors • Film Length: 113 mins / 134 mins
2 DVDs • NEW MASTERS RESTORED • NTSC • MPEG-2 ENCODING • Original Dolby Digital 5.1 Version • French Subtitles • 2.35 format respected • 16/9 4/3 compatible • Colors • Length of Films: 113 mins / 134 mins