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Product Details

  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • UPC: 760137141815
  • Street Date: 12/12/23
  • PreBook Date: 11/07/23
  • Label: Fun City Editions »
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run Time: 121 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 1974
  • Region Code: 0
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA


Cast & Crew

  • Actor: Richard Dreyfuss
  • Actor: Jack Warden
  • Actor: Joseph Wiseman
  • Actor: Micheline Lanctôt
  • Actor: Randy Quaid
  • Actor: Denholm Elliott
  • Actor: Joe Silver
  • Director: Ted Kotcheff


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The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz (Limited Edition)

Duddy Kravitz is driven by an insatiable desire to be a "somebody" and he works his way into our hearts even as he schemes to buy a parcel of land.

The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz (Limited Edition)
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Richard Dreyfuss is an irresistible young Jewish man in 1948 Montreal. He's driven by an insatiable desire to be a "somebody" and he somehow works his way into our hearts even as he cheats and schemes and connives to buy a large parcel of land. He uses the girl who loves him, he forges checks, he lies... and he is enormously proud of himself because of it. Those around him are tremendously disgusted. We are torn. There's a little bit of Duddy Kravitz in everyone.


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Bonus Materials

  • Audio commentary by Adam Nayman
  • Limited edition slipcover with rarely-seen vintage artwork
  • Booklet with a new essay by Nathan Holmes

Sales Points

  • Written by Mordecai Richler and based on his celebrated, classic novel.
  • Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid, Denholm Elliott, Micheline Lanctôt
  • Worldwide Blu-ray premiere
  • Directed by Ted Kotcheff (First Blood, Wake in Fright, North Dallas Forty, Weekend at Bernies).

Press Quotes

'A movie that somehow manages to be breakneck and curiously touching at the same time. It's a story of ambition and greed, with a hero that will stop at almost nothing. And yet we like Duddy, with a kind of exasperation, because we get some notion of the hungers that drive him, and because nobody suffers at his hands more than he does himself.

     —Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

''The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz' is the funny, fantastic and often moving story of Duddy's adventures as he desperately tries to establish himself as a comer. An alternately sad and hilarious movie of dreams rampant.'

     —Vincent Canby , The New York Times


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