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The Resource The Grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Filsm; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears, (videorecording)

The Grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Filsm; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears, (videorecording)

Label
The Grifters
Title
The Grifters
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Filsm; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Three con artists walk on the razor's edge of life. Lilly has decided it's time to get out, and wants her son out, too. But Roy has fallen for sleek Myra, who wants him for her partner
Member of
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Elmer Bernstein ; director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; editor, Michael Audsley
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Anjelica Huston, Annette Bening
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1977
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thompson, Jim
  • Cusack, John
  • Huston, Anjelica
  • Bening, Annette
  • Frears, Stephen
  • Westlake, Donald E
  • Miramax Films
  • Cineplex Odeon Films
Runtime
110
Series statement
Miramax collector's series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Feature films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Filsm; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Jim Thompson
  • Dual-layer format: layer transition may trigger a slight pause
  • Bonus material: feature commentary track with drector Stephen Frears, screenwriter Donaled E. Westlake and actors John Cusack and Anjelica Huston; the making of The Grifters ; the Jim Thompson story; The Grifters scrapbook; and French language track
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
ocm50741822
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 1:85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc [110 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780788837753
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936190953
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
27184
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 595844
  • (Sirsi) o50741822
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround sound
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The Grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Filsm; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Jim Thompson
  • Dual-layer format: layer transition may trigger a slight pause
  • Bonus material: feature commentary track with drector Stephen Frears, screenwriter Donaled E. Westlake and actors John Cusack and Anjelica Huston; the making of The Grifters ; the Jim Thompson story; The Grifters scrapbook; and French language track
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
ocm50741822
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 1:85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc [110 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780788837753
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936190953
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
27184
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 595844
  • (Sirsi) o50741822
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround sound
Video recording format
laserdisc

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