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Uniform Title Watership down (Motion picture)
Title Watership down [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Nepenthe Productions Limited presents ; written for the screen, produced and directed by Martin Rosen.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015]
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection


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 PAS Central Library DVD    WAT c.7150  Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs    J WAT    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    WAT    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch DVD    WAT    Available
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Edition DVD special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Criterion collection ; 748
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 748.
System Details DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) ; stereo.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Performer Voices: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Michael Graham-Cox, John Bennett, Ralph Richardson, Simon Cadell, Terence Rigby, Roy Kinnear, Richard O'Callaghan, Denholm Elliott, Lyn Farleigh, Mary Maddox, Zero Mostel, Harry Andrews, Hannah Gordon, Nigel Hawthorn, Clifton Jones, Derek Griffiths, Michael Hordern, Joss Ackland, Michelle Price.
Credits Music composed and arranged by Angela Morley ; musical director, Marcus Dods ; incidental music by Malcolm Williamson ; "Bright eyes" composed by Mike Batt, sung by Art Garfunkel ; edited by Terry Rawlings ; animation supervisor, Philip Duncan ; animation director, Tony Guy.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Audience MAPP rating: PG.
Summary A faithful big-screen adaptation of Richard Adams's classic British dystopian novel about a community of rabbits seeking safety and happiness after their warren comes under terrible threat.
Note Special features: New high-definition digital restoration; Passion project (new interview with writer, proudcer, and director Martin Rosen about bringing the novel to cinematic life); A movie miracle (new interview with director Guillermo del Toro about what makes the film a unique work of animation art); Defining a style (a 2005 featurette about the fllm's aesthetic); Storyboards; Trailer. Insert includes an essay by comic book writer Gerard Jones.
Subject Adams, Richard, 1920- -- Film adaptations.
Rabbits -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Animated films.
Action and adventure films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Rosen, Martin, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Hurt, John, 1940- voice actor.
Briers, Richard, voice actor.
Cox, Michael Graham, 1938- voice actor.
Bennett, John, 1928-2005, voice actor.
Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983, voice actor.
Cadell, Simon, voice actor.
Rigby, Terence, voice actor.
Kinnear, Roy, 1934-1988, voice actor.
O'Callaghan, Richard, voice actor.
Elliott, Denholm, voice actor.
Farleigh, Lynn, 1942- voice actor.
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977, voice actor.
Andrews, Harry, 1911-1989, voice actor.
Gordon, Hannah, voice actor.
Hawthorne, Nigel, voice actor.
Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995, voice actor.
Ackland, Joss, 1928- voice actor.
Morley, Angela, composer (expression)
Dods, Marcus, musical director.
Williamson, Malcolm, 1931-2003, composer (expression)
Batt, Mike, composer (expression)
Garfunkel, Art, singer.
Rawlings, Terry, 1933- film editor.
Guy, Tony, animator.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Adams, Richard, 1920- Watership Down.
Toro, Guillermo del, 1964- interviewee (expression)
Jones, Gerard, 1957- writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, production company.
Nepenthe Productions, presenter, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Note Richard Adams's Watership down
ISBN 9781604659566
Standard No. 715515137218
Music No. CC2448D The Criterion Collection

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