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The Resource The Truman show, Paramount Pictures presents ; a Scott Rudin production ; executive producer, Lynn Pleshette ; produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward S. Feldman, Adam Schroeder ; written by Andrew Niccol ; directed by Peter Weir, (DVD)

The Truman show, Paramount Pictures presents ; a Scott Rudin production ; executive producer, Lynn Pleshette ; produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward S. Feldman, Adam Schroeder ; written by Andrew Niccol ; directed by Peter Weir, (DVD)

Label
The Truman show
Title
The Truman show
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; a Scott Rudin production ; executive producer, Lynn Pleshette ; produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward S. Feldman, Adam Schroeder ; written by Andrew Niccol ; directed by Peter Weir
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
[An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank,] "is about to discover just how abnormal his seemingly 'normal' life is. What he doesn't realize -- just yet -- is that his whole life is a reality TV show, televised and broadcast for the world to see!"--Container
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; editors, William Anderson, Lee Smith ; music, Burkhard Dallwitz ; costume designer, Marilyn Matthews ; casting by Howard Feuer ; visual effects supervisor, Michael J. McAlister
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG for thematic elements and mild language
Language note
In English (2.0 or 5.1 surround) ; optional dubbed French language audio track (2.0 surround) ; optional subtitles in English or Spanish ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T786 2006
PerformerNote
Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich, Natascha McElhone, Holland Taylor, Ed Harris, Brian Delate
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1944-
  • 1929-
  • 1954-
  • 1962-
  • 1971-
  • 1950-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rudin, Scott
  • Weir, Peter
  • Niccol, Andrew
  • Schroeder, Adam
  • Feldman, Edward S.
  • Pleshette, Lynn
  • Dallwitz, Burkhard
  • Biziou, Peter
  • McAlister, Micheal J.
  • Gassner, Dennis
  • Carrey, Jim
  • Linney, Laura
  • Emmerich, Noah
  • McElhone, Natascha
  • Taylor, Holland
  • Harris, Ed
  • Delate, Brian
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
102
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reality television programs
  • Television programs
  • Voyeurism
  • Deception
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Fiction films
  • Feature films
  • Fantasy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
The Truman show, Paramount Pictures presents ; a Scott Rudin production ; executive producer, Lynn Pleshette ; produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward S. Feldman, Adam Schroeder ; written by Andrew Niccol ; directed by Peter Weir, (DVD)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100068026?s=1
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright 2006 by Paramount Pictures--Videodisc
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: "How's it going to end? The making of the Truman show" [2 part documentary] (42 min.); "Faux finishing, the visual effects of the Truman show" (14 min.); deleted/extended scenes (13 min.); photo gallery; theatrical trailers (5 min.); TV spots (1 min.)
Control code
ocm61126754
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Isbn
9781415713136
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360309140
  • 097360309164
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
03091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61126754
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 or 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Truman show, Paramount Pictures presents ; a Scott Rudin production ; executive producer, Lynn Pleshette ; produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward S. Feldman, Adam Schroeder ; written by Andrew Niccol ; directed by Peter Weir, (DVD)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100068026?s=1
Publication
Note
  • Copyright 2006 by Paramount Pictures--Videodisc
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: "How's it going to end? The making of the Truman show" [2 part documentary] (42 min.); "Faux finishing, the visual effects of the Truman show" (14 min.); deleted/extended scenes (13 min.); photo gallery; theatrical trailers (5 min.); TV spots (1 min.)
Control code
ocm61126754
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Isbn
9781415713136
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360309140
  • 097360309164
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
03091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61126754
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 or 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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