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Uniform Title Taking Woodstock (Motion picture)
Title Taking Woodstock [videorecording] / Focus Features presents ; an Ang Lee film ; produced by James Schamus, Ang Lee, Celia Costas ; screenplay by James Schamus ; directed by Ang Lee.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    TAK    DUE 08-24-21
Description 1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Spotlight series
Focus Features spotlight series.
Note Based on the book by Elliot Tiber with Tom Monte.
Originally released as a motion picture.
Special features: deleted scenes; feature commentary with director Ang Lee and James Schamus; "Peace, love and cinema" featurette.
Credits Music, Danny Elfman ; editor, Tim Squires ; director of photography, Eric Gautier.
Cast Demetri Martin, Dan Fogler, Henry Goodman, Johnathan Groff, Eugene Levy, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Imelda Staunton, Emile Hirsch, Liev Schreiber.
Summary In 1969, Elliot Tiber, an interior designer living in Greenwich Village, New York, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated Catskills motel, The El Monaco. Upon hearing that a planned music and arts festival has lost its permit from the neighboring town of Wallkill, NY, Elliot calls producer Michael Lang at Woodstock Ventures to offer his family's motel to the promoters and generate business. Three weeks later half a million people are on their way to his neighbor's farm.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for graphic nudity, some sexual content, drug use and language.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional subtitles in French or Spanish ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Tiber, Elliot, 1935- -- Drama.
Lang, Michael, 1944- -- Drama.
Woodstock Festival -- Drama.
Rock music festivals -- New York (State) -- Drama.
Festivales de música -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) -- Woodstock -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Musical films
Historical films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Schamus, James, 1959-
Lee, Ang, 1954-
Costas, Celia.
Martin, Demetri.
Staunton, Imelda, 1953-
Hirsch, Emile, 1985-
Schreiber, Liev.
Elfman, Danny.
Tiber, Elliot, 1935- Taking Woodstock.
Focus Features.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 025192014017
Music No. 62108356 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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