Putney Swope film Product Information
|Category||Comedies DVDs, Essential Cinema Movies, Cult Videos, Satire, Big Business, Commercials|
|Starring||Arnold Johnson, Allan Arbus, Antonio Fargas, Allen Garfield, Stan Gottlieb, Laura Greene, Pepi Hermine, Bert Lawrence, George Morgan|
|Director||Robert Downey, Sr.|
|Art Director||Gary Weist|
|Director of Photography||Gerald Cotts|
|Producer||Robert Downey, Sr., Ron Sullivan|
|Screenwriter||Robert Downey, Sr.|
|Voice||Robert Downey, Sr.|
Putney Swope movie was released Aug 01, 2006 by the Image Entertainment studio. Robert Downey Sr. Putney Swope video 's seminal film remains a classic of social satire. After the CEO croaks during a boardroom meeting at a Madison Avenue ad agency, members trying to sabotage each other's chance of winning the top spot each vote for the token black guy, thereby electing Putney Swope. Special features include Robert Downey interview and commentary Putney Swope film.
Putney Swope review Product Description
For years, Putney Swope has been the only black executive at a major Madison Avenue advertising firm, and he's seen it all: the ins and outs of an industry that has unapologetically relegated people of color to the commercial margins. ...See Full Description
Putney Swope movie Customer Reviews
||Truth and Soul.....|
This is a weird parody of life in an ad agency that has been turned inside out where the last become first....
By SilkyTweed (Bronx, NY, USA)
||hilarious and approaching radical|
This is a very real comedy about a white-man's burden (dir: robert downey sr. ) and an attempt at poetic justice through cultural inversion.
By nikpfist (brooklyn)
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Putney Swope video Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||7201354|
|DVD Encoding||Region 1|
|Release Date||Aug 01, 2006|
|Running Time||84 Minutes|
|Movie Details||B&W and Color; Widescreen|
Putney Swope DVD Features
Full Frame - 1.33
Widescreen - 1.78
Dolby Digital - English
Additional Release Material:
Audio Commentary and Interview - Robert Downey - Director
Liner Notes: Charles Coleman