The princess bride / Act III Communications presents ; a Reiner, Scheinman production ; a Rob Reiner film ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; directed by Rob Reiner.
When the beautiful maiden Buttercup hears that her true love Westley is dead, she reluctantly agrees to marry the loathsome Prince Humperdinck. After Westley returns to rescue Buttercup, the two begin an epic adventure filled with fencing, fighting, giants, monsters, miracles, true love and hilarity!
- ISBN: 9781681435176
- ISBN: 1681435179
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (1 folded leaf : color illustrations ; 18 cm).
- Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, 
- Copyright: ©2018
Title from sell sheet.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: Audio commentary from 1996; edited 1987 audiobook reading of Goldman's novel by Reiner; new program about Goldman's screenplay; new program about Goldman's tapestry based on the film; archival interviews; new interview with Richard Holland; programs about makeup, fencing and fairy tales; on-set video diary filmed and narrated by Elwes; five behind-the-scenes videos; trailer; essay by Sloane Crosley.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Music by Mark Knopfler ; director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; production designed by Norman Garwood ; film editor, Robert Leighton ; costume designer, Phyllis Dalton.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Andre the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Peter Cook, Mel Smith, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
|Target Audience Note:||
|System Details Note:||
DVD; NTSC, region 1, wide screen (1.85:1); 5.1 surround.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
In English with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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