Committee" to be released on DVD
Underground '60s film features Floyd soundtrack
will release Peter Sykes's 1968 film "The
Committee" on July 4. It features a musical score
composed and performed by Pink Floyd.
black and white film, starring Paul Jones of Manfred
Mann, was rarely shown after its '68 run in London's West
End, and it's never been made available on VHS nor DVD.
Based on a
fable by Max Steuer, now a lecturer at the London
School of Economic, the film explores the conflict between bureaucracy
and individual freedoms.
The DVD includes
an interview with director Sykes and producer/writer Steuer. A bonus
CD packaged with the DVD contains the song "The Committee,"
written by Jones and Steuer and arranged by Tim Whitehead
for the Homemade Orchestra; plus two tracks from
earlier Homemade Orchestra CDs.
The disc is
NTSC Region 0, designed to play in most modern DVD players regardless
Committee" can be purchased online from Jazz
CDs for £15.99.
about the film are available at www.thecommitteethemovie.com.
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