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The film’s title came from another movie set.

While filming his 1981 thriller 'Body Heat,' Kasdan spent breaks chatting with others on the studio lot, and one person had a particularly profound effect on him. “Every once in a while, he’d say something so counter to my beliefs,” Kasdan explains in an interview on the Criterion DVD. “Here was a guy I got along perfectly with in every other way, but clearly we had a value split. I’d feel a chill run down my body. That big chill was the original impulse for this movie. Even though we had certain values, they were put to a very severe test when we go out into the world.”

11 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Big Chill'

Yahoo MoviesAugust 15, 2014

That cast, that music, that baby boomer anxiety. Lawrence Kasdan’s 1983 dramedy about a group of ex-hippies turned yuppie thirtysomethings who reunite for a friend’s funeral continues to resonate with anyone facing a quarter-life crisis. (Witness the current 'Big Chill'-inspired millennial comedy 'About Alex.') To commemorate the film,

the Criterion Collection

recently released a Blu-Ray/DVD with deleted scenes, interviews, and a 1998 documentary featuring the cast: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth Williams. Here’s a nostalgic look at 11 things you might not have known. (Gifs created by Lisa Aileen Dragani)