The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) 2 x DVD9 The Criterion Collection
Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) is an oceanographer and filmmaker – in a nod to the great Jacques Cousteau down to the red crew hats – whose partner was killed by an unknown species of shark in front of the eyes of Zissou. Zissou swears revenge and names the fish the "Jaguar Shark." Much to the amusement of his colleagues, Zissou scrapes together the last resources and mans an expedition. The mission, to find and kill the Jaguar Shark! Along the way his life is filled with personal problems, such as dealing with his estranged wife (Anjelica Huston), getting to know his new-found could-be grown-up son, falling in love with a pregnant reporter (Cate Blanchett), battling out feuds with his competitor (Jeff Goldblum) or simply being a good captain to his crewman (Willem Dafoe). There’s always something happening, and when there’s not, there are pirates...

2 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:58:44 | 14.80 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English (Dolby AC3, 6 ch), English (DTS, 5 ch)
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Director: Wes Anderson
Actors: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchett, Anjelica Huston, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Gambon, Bud Cort, Wallace Wolodarsky, Peter Stormare

* New high-definition digital transfer, approved by director Wes Anderson and enhanced for widescreen televisions
* Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 soundtracks
* Commentary by Wes Anderson and co-writer Noah Baumbach
* Ten deleted scenes
* "Starz on the Set": behind-the-scenes featurette
* Theatrical trailer
* English, French, and Spanish subtitles enhanced for the deaf and hearing impaired
* This Is an Adventure, a documentary by Antonio Ferrera, Albert Maysles, and Matthew Prinzing chronicling the production of the movie
* Mondo Monda, an Italian talk show featuring an interview with Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach, with host Antonio Monda
* New video interview with composer and Devo member Mark Mothersbaugh
* Ten complete video performances of David Bowie songs in Portuguese by Brazilian recording artist and actor Seu Jorge (Pele? dos Santos)
* Intern video journal by actor and real-life intern Matthew Gray Gubler (Intern #1)
* Multiple interviews with the cast and crew with behind-the-scenes footage
* Behind-the-scenes photos and original artwork from the film
* A fold-out insert featuring a cutaway of the Belafonte, with Eric AndersonТs original illustrations, and a conversation between Wes and Eric conducted in 2005

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