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Staying Gold: A Look Back at 'The Outsiders' (2005)

Video  |   |  Documentary, Short  |  20 September 2005 (USA)
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Join director Francis Coppola and his remarkable cast (including Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe and C. Thomas Howell) as they reminisce about their experiences shooting "The Outsiders... See full summary »

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Join director Francis Coppola and his remarkable cast (including Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe and C. Thomas Howell) as they reminisce about their experiences shooting "The Outsiders" in 1982 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The film was based on the best-selling novel by S.E. Hinton. Cinematographer Stephen Burum explains how many of the special process shots were done. The story of how a middle school class from Fresno, California convinced Coppola to adapt their favorite book into a film is told. The documentary concludes with a 20-year reunion at Coppola's home (2003) during which the cast is shown the new version of the film with 22 minutes of scenes that had been cut restored to make The Outsiders - The Complete Novel. Written by Kim Aubry

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The Outsiders revisited.
28 January 2006 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Kim Aubry directs this documentary of Francis Ford Coppola inviting cast members of THE OUTSIDERS(1983)to view his reassembled version of the movie. C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Diane Lane, Rob Lowe, Patrick Swayze and others get a first look at THE OUTSIDERS:THE COMPLETE NOVEL. Previous deleted scenes are added as bookends and scattered throughout. Along with a very good selection of period music from Jerry Lee lewis, Van Morrison and the King, Elvis Presley. The opening theme for STAYING GOLD is probably the most beautiful song Stevie Wonder has ever recorded.

Along for the ride is the author S.E. Hinton, who wrote the book as a junior at Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma where the book takes place circa 1966. Hinton and Coppola go back to locations in Tulsa that she featured in the book and actually used by Coppola in the movie. Its a very interesting 'then and now'. I found it a little touching watching Rob Lowe's reaction to seeing a lot of his work restored to the movie. THE OUTSIDERS:THE COMPLETE NOVEL brings more depth to the characters and this great story of teenage outcasts coming of age.


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