The Resource Beginners, Focus Features and Olympus Pictures present, in association with Parts & Labor ; produced by Leslie Urdang, Dean Vanech, Miranda de Pencier, Jay Van Hoy, Lars Knudsen ; written & directed by Mike Mills, (DVD)

Beginners, Focus Features and Olympus Pictures present, in association with Parts & Labor ; produced by Leslie Urdang, Dean Vanech, Miranda de Pencier, Jay Van Hoy, Lars Knudsen ; written & directed by Mike Mills, (DVD)

Label
Beginners
Title
Beginners
Statement of responsibility
Focus Features and Olympus Pictures present, in association with Parts & Labor ; produced by Leslie Urdang, Dean Vanech, Miranda de Pencier, Jay Van Hoy, Lars Knudsen ; written & directed by Mike Mills
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover
Cataloging source
CUV
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Kasper Tuxen ; editor, Olivier Bugge Coutte ; music, Roger Neill, David Palmer, Brian Reitzell ; costume design, Jennifer Johnson ; production design, Shane Valentino
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and some sexual content
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional subtitles in Spanish or French ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B45 2011
PerformerNote
Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Melanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic, Kai Lennox, Mary Page Keller, Keegan Boos
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1968-
  • 1971-
  • 1983-
  • 1972-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mills, Mike
  • Urdang, Leslie
  • Vanech, Dean
  • De Pencier, Miranda
  • Van Hoy, Jay
  • Knudsen, Lars
  • McGregor, Ewan
  • Plummer, Christopher
  • Laurent, Melanie
  • Visnjic, Goran
  • Neill, Roger
  • Palmer, Dave
  • Reitzell, Brian
  • Focus Features
  • Olympus Pictures
  • Parts and Labor (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
104
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  • Gay fathers
  • Older gay men
  • Closeted gays
  • Widowers
  • Terminally ill parents
  • Gay fathers
  • May-December romances
  • Children of gay parents
  • Fathers and sons
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Beginners, Focus Features and Olympus Pictures present, in association with Parts & Labor ; produced by Leslie Urdang, Dean Vanech, Miranda de Pencier, Jay Van Hoy, Lars Knudsen ; written & directed by Mike Mills, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • Bonus features: Short film about making Beginners; promo; feature commentary with writer/director Mike Mills
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn739771211
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192095139
  • 00025192095139
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
62117653
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
MCA62117653D
System control number
(OCoLC)739771211
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Beginners, Focus Features and Olympus Pictures present, in association with Parts & Labor ; produced by Leslie Urdang, Dean Vanech, Miranda de Pencier, Jay Van Hoy, Lars Knudsen ; written & directed by Mike Mills, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • Bonus features: Short film about making Beginners; promo; feature commentary with writer/director Mike Mills
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn739771211
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192095139
  • 00025192095139
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
62117653
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
MCA62117653D
System control number
(OCoLC)739771211
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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