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  • Actors: Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen, Michael Vartan, Dylan Smith, Erin Daniels
  • Directors: Mark Romanek
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English (DTS 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: English, French, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Fox Searchlight
  • DVD Release Date: May 7, 2013
  • Run Time: 96 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (349 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00BN3EE28
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #44,887 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Editorial Reviews

Robin Williams delivers his 'finest hour' (USA TODAY) in 'one of the most absorbing, effective thrillers in years' (NBC-TV). Sy 'the photo guy' Parrish (Williams) has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their family. When 'Uncle' Sy's picture-perfect fantasy collides with an ugly dose of reality, what happens next 'has the spine-tingling elements of the best psychological thrillers!' (THE NEW YORK OBSERVER)

Customer Reviews

It starts with a brooding monologue to capture you in.
KJM
The intensity of the plot makes the film a great edge of your seat thriller and doesn't become too much for the audience it is intended for.
MickeyMoose15
It's nothing new and most people will probably see it coming, but at least it's real and can happen and explains certain things.
Barry

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52 of 55 people found the following review helpful By Algernon D'Ammassa on August 25, 2002
Much of the attention this film receives will likely focus on Robin William's performance as Sy, a lonely, middle-aged man who works at the photo booth of a chain department store in what looks like California. Williams has turned in a melange of performances in twenty years: some gripping, and some cliche. He's good at extroverted bursts of energy; he can also soften his eyes and wrap himself around your heart. This, however, is his finest hour. He completely departs from his previous characters and creates a character that is fully realized, multi-dimensional, and psychologically on-target. It his breakthrough performance as a serious actor.
It would be a shame, however, not to notice that this is also a very well-made film. A very sad but all-too-familiar story about loneliness and social isolation unfolds at a compelling pace, with a script that resists patronizing its subject or sensationalizing it. We have no choice but to notice the use of color to distinguish worlds; the flat, washed-out landscape in which Sy is imprisoned, and the lush, brilliant hues of the family life he aches for.
As events unfold, we stick to Sy's personal tragedy and his rage rather than follow standard horror-movie cliches, making the suspense and the horror genuine and harrowing. Do not less this one pass by.
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23 of 23 people found the following review helpful By K. Wyatt on September 21, 2003
Format: DVD
Given the backdrop of the local SavMart and the stunning performance of Robin Williams, this film is a deeply scary thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat all the way through; whether it's out of complete fear of what his character will do next or the embarrassment he faces for his actions.
This is most certainly Robin Williams scariest role to date and one in which he's least like himself as he's completely suppressed his comedic nature for the almost clinical persona of Seymour "Sy" Parish. He certainly deserves any and all accolades he earns from this film. Connie Nielsen performs admirably in this film as well.
In his feature film directing debut, Mark Romanek has written and directed a pure psychological thriller masterpiece. From the simple concept of looking at a SavMart like store and coming up with this script, he has shown an amazing talent. This is a director whose films are to be looked out for in the future.
The soundtrack for this film is also quite dead on with every sequence and adds beautifully to the suspenseful nature of the film.
The premise:
Seymour "Sy" Parish (Robin Williams) works at the local SavMart as the photo technician. He's been working there for eleven years and in a large sense he has no life other than his job. During his daily routine at work, he sees everybody's lives, or more succinctly, their more joyful moments, in the pictures they bring in to be developed. Somewhere along the line he has become thoroughly infatuated with one particular family, the Yorkins. Sy even fantasizes about being Uncle Sy in the Yorkin family.
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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Darren on February 17, 2003
Format: DVD
Don't expect One Hour Photo to be spoon fed. This movie will force you to generate some of your own conclusions about you've witnessed.
Robin Williams gives one of his best performances to date as an appearingly mild mannered yet devious photo clerk who takes his job as a photo tech at the local "Sav-Mart' a bit too serious because it appears to be all he has.
His emotional pathology becomes progressively evident and alarming as he becomes increasingly 'over-involved' with a family that brings in their photos to his store for processing. Although he blatantly oversteps some major boundaries, he does so in such a way that the seriousness of his disturbance is not realized soon enough. Some of his bizarre behaviors lead your thoughts to very dark places while at the same time, the pity his character generates, makes you want to believe that maybe his motivations really aren't that pathological.
Because Williams character evokes such a wide range of emotion, your own feelings towards him vaccilate. He is devious yet likable even amidst his pervading creepiness. Although appearingly generally mild mannered and timid, he has his moments of assertiveness and later, 'over the edge' aggressiveness and righteous indignation.
The cinematography and visual imagery is excellent and brilliantly contrasts the drab, washed out and somewhat color-less life of William's character to that of the vivid and vibrant family he becomes "focused" on.
It's a good psychological thriller. Like a photo snapshot, there's much more to this film than what we see on the surface.
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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful By mike on May 13, 2013
Format: Blu-ray
If you own the dvd already I wouldn't recommend this upgrade until Fox fixes the transfer issues and they release it again. The film is good and Robin Williams really shows off some terrific acting skills but there are a handful of scenes that have quite a bit of 'jitter' that is almost headache inducing. It's the worst case of frame jiggle I've seen on a bluray (Sex, Lies and Videotape and Secretary have some wobble but not as bad as this.) Also the color is over saturated in some scenes especially with blues and in other scenes the color is not quite right. To add fuel to the fire there are quite a few black specs on the film. Damn, it could have at least been cleaned up. I've got 50 year old movies that look better than this one.
The audio (DTS lossless 5.1) is hands down an improvement over the dvd, the score comes through much better along with dialogue being clean. No audio issues at all.
After watching the bluray I'll stick with the dvd because it doesn't give me a headache. This is the first time I've said that.. I'm a bluray junkie.
I hope the company finds some new source material or whatever and reissues this/offers a free switch.
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