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The Resource Children of men, Universal Pictures ; Strike Entertainment ; Hit & Run Productions ; Quietus Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Hilary Shor, Iain Smith, Tony Smith ; screenplay by Alfonso Cuarón & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón, (videorecording)

Children of men, Universal Pictures ; Strike Entertainment ; Hit & Run Productions ; Quietus Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Hilary Shor, Iain Smith, Tony Smith ; screenplay by Alfonso Cuarón & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón, (videorecording)

Label
Children of men
Title
Children of men
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures ; Strike Entertainment ; Hit & Run Productions ; Quietus Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Hilary Shor, Iain Smith, Tony Smith ; screenplay by Alfonso Cuarón & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
London, 2027. Humanity has become infertile and no child has been born for 18 years. Science is at loss to explain the reason. Immigration is a crime and regugees are caged like animals. African and East European societies have collapsed and their dwindling populations are migrating toward England and other wealthy nations. Torn apart by nuclear fallout, rampant terrorism and political rebellion. In this climate of nationalistic violence, a London peace activist turned bureaucrat Theo Faron, joins forces with Julian, his revolutionary ex-wife, in order to save mankind by protecting a woman who has mysteriously became pregnant. These three set out on a desperate struggle to deliver the world's only pregnant woman to the Human Project with hope that they can discover the cure for global infertility. As they carefully navigate between the battling forces of military police and a pro-immigration insurgency this small group must endure a death-defying ordeal of urban warfare
Awards note
Venice Film Festival, 2006: Golden Osella - Outstanding Technical Contribution (Emmanuel Lubezki) ; Laterna Magica Prize (Alfonso Cuarón).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editors, Alfonso Cuarón, Alex Rodríguez ; music, John Tavener ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; production designers, Jim Clay, Geoffrey Kirkland ; special effects supervisor, Paul Corbould ; visual effects supervisors, Frazer Churchill, Timothy Webber
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
C4553746 2007
PerformerNote
Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Jacek Koman, Oana Pellea, Paul Sharma, Michael Klesic
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949 May 28-
  • 1959-
  • 1977-
  • 1980-
  • 1962-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Abraham, Marc
  • Newman, Eric
  • Shor, Hilary
  • Smith, Iain
  • Smith, Tony
  • Cuarón, Alfonso
  • Sexton, Timothy J.
  • Arata, David
  • Fergus, Mark
  • Ostby, Hawk
  • Owen, Clive
  • Moore, Julianne
  • Caine, Michael
  • Ejiofor, Chiwetel
  • Hunnam, Charlie
  • Ashitey, Claire-Hope
  • Ferris, Pam
  • Huston, Danny
  • Mullen, Peter
  • Koman, Jacek
  • Pellea, Oana
  • Sharma, Paul
  • Klesic, Michael
  • Lubezki, Emmanuel
  • James, P. D
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Strike Entertainment (Firm)
  • Hit & Run Productions (Firm)
  • Quietus Productions, Ltd
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fertility, Human
  • Birth intervals
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Population
  • Human rights workers
  • Pregnant women
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Children of men, Universal Pictures ; Strike Entertainment ; Hit & Run Productions ; Quietus Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Hilary Shor, Iain Smith, Tony Smith ; screenplay by Alfonso Cuarón & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by P.D. James
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; featurettes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm81305113
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc [110 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193251329
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61032513
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 887325
  • (Sirsi) o81305113
  • (OCoLC)81305113
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Children of men, Universal Pictures ; Strike Entertainment ; Hit & Run Productions ; Quietus Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Hilary Shor, Iain Smith, Tony Smith ; screenplay by Alfonso Cuarón & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by P.D. James
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; featurettes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm81305113
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc [110 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193251329
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61032513
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 887325
  • (Sirsi) o81305113
  • (OCoLC)81305113
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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