Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Uniform Title Little children (Motion picture)
Title Little children [videorecording] / New Line Cinema presents a Bona Fide Productions/Standard Film Company production ; produced by Albert Berger, Todd Field, Ron Yerxa ; screenplay by Todd Field & Tom Perrotta ; directed by Todd Field.

Imprint Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Library Connection DVD    LIT    Available
Edition [Widescreen ed.]
Description 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the novel by Tom Perrotta.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Credits Director of photography, Antonio Calvache ; editor, Leo Trombetta ; music, Thomas Newman ; production designer, David Gropman.
Cast Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Connelly, Gregg Edelman, Sadie Goldstein, Ty Simpkins, Noah Emmerich, Jackie Earle Haley, Phyllis Somerville.
Summary Sarah Pierce is a new stay at home mom struggling with the solitude of her new role. Spending every moment with a three year old tests the patience of the one-time English scholar. At a local playground, she interacts with a group of moms and the differences are clear. They embrace motherhood and seem to relish all that their new role brings. One day, Brad, a stay at home dad brings his son to the playground. Sarah is amazed to find these moms have never talked to Brad and one of the women bets Sarah five dollars that she won't get his phone number. Sarah not only gets his phone number, but she lets him in on the joke and they hug and kiss. Emasculated by his wife, Kathy, Brad becomes slightly obsessed with finding ways to demonstrate he can still produce testosterone. Soon, Sarah and Brad start a passionate affair. At the same time, their quiet suburban community deals with Ronnie, a convicted pedophile who has just been released from prison. He returns to his mother's home and she helps him endure the constant taunts of an overzealous neighbor. These lives intersect in suprising and potentially dangerous ways.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for strong sexuality and nudity, language and some disturbing content.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Stay-at-home mothers -- Drama.
Child molesters -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Berger, Albert (Motion picture producer)
Field, Todd.
Yerxa, Ron.
Winslet, Kate
Wilson, Patrick, 1973-
Connelly, Jennifer.
Edelman, Gregg.
Goldstein, Sadie.
Simpkins, Ty.
Emmerich, Noah
Haley, Jackie Earle, 1961-
Somerville, Phyllis
Perrotta, Tom, 1961- Little children.
New Line Cinema Corporation.
Bona Fide Productions
Standard Film Company.
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0780656954
Standard No. 794043106576
Music No. N10657 New Line Home Entertainment
N10659 New Line Home Entertainment

Available items only