Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Criterion Collection)
Adapted from Cameron Crowe's book, this funny and insightful comedy provides a glimpse into Southern California teen life from high school to the mall as seen through the eyes of several very different students. Highlighted by Sean Penn's performance as stoned surfer dude Jeff Spicoli, the cast also includes Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, and Ray Walston; look for Nicolas Cage, Anthony Edwards, Eric Stoltz, and Forest Whitaker in early roles; directed by Amy Heckerling. 89 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary by Heckerling, Crowe; documentary; interviews; TV cut; essay; more. Two-disc set.