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The Big Chill: A Reunion (1999)

A look back at the making of The Big Chill (1983) with cast and crew.

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Laurent Bouzereau
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Cast overview:
Lawrence Kasdan ... Himself - Writer, Director, Executive Producer
Barbara Benedek Barbara Benedek ... Herself - Writer
Meg Kasdan ... Herself - Music Consultant
Carol Littleton Carol Littleton ... Herself - Editor
Marcia Nasatir ... Herself - Executive Producer
William Hurt ... Himself
JoBeth Williams ... Herself
Glenn Close ... Herself
Kevin Kline ... Himself
Tom Berenger ... Himself
Meg Tilly ... Herself
Mary Kay Place ... Herself
Jeff Goldblum ... Himself
Ida Random Ida Random ... Herself - Production Designer
John Bailey ... Himself - Director of Photography
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A look back at the making of The Big Chill (1983) with cast and crew.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

26 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Big Chill Reunion See more »

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This documentary is featured on the 15th Anniversary DVD for The Big Chill (1983), released in 1999. See more »

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Fairly Interesting
7 December 2005 | by jack-uplandSee all my reviews

The retrospective documentary for the zeitgeist movie 'The Big Chill' is fairly interesting. It provides insights into the film-making process for the uninitiated: such as the difficulty actors experience having to respond to music (dance, sing, beat time) when the music isn't actually playing, and the time taken to film the dinner table discussions. It describes the bond the cast formed in staying at the fairly isolated location for the duration of the movie which clearly underlies the strength of their ensemble acting. Unfortunately the documentary doesn't show the flashback scenes which were cut out of the movie (in which Kevin Costner, then a relative unknown, played the dead friend, Alex), though it explains the rationale for doing so. There are some mildly amusing anecdotes thrown in as well, but overall nothing spectacular.


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