New Release of Malick’s The Thin Red Line Includes Material from UIS Archives

The Thin Red Line - Criterion Collection
The Thin Red Line - Criterion Collection

“The Criterion Collection has recently issued a new deluxe DVD release of the 1998 film The Thin Red Line, directed by the renowned director Terrence Malick and starring Sean Penn, Jim Caviezel, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas, and Woody Harrelson, among others. The film was based on the 1962 novel by Illinois-born author James Jones, some of whose papers are preserved in Brookens Library’s Archives/Special Collections unit. The extra features of the new Criterion release include photographs and other material drawn from the Archives’ collection of James Jones material. The Criterion Collection DVD will be added to Brookens Library’s circulating DVD collection soon.”

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