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Uniform Title Insomnia (Motion picture : 2002)
Title Insomnia [videorecording] / Alcon Entertainment presents ; a Witt, Thomas, Section Eight production ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay by Hillary Seitz ; directed by Christopher Nolan.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    INS    DUE 10-06-23
Edition [Widescreen ed.]
Description 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the film "Insomnia" directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg; written by Nikolaj Frobenius and Erik Skjoldbjærg.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: additional scenes with optional director's commentary; commentary by director Christopher Nolan in order of shooting sequence; commentary with Hilary Swank, production designer Nathan Crowley, editor Dody Dorn, cinematographer Wally Pfister and screenwriter Hillary Seitz; "Day for night": making-of documentary (8 min.); "180⁰": a conversation with Nolan and star Al Pacino (17 min.); "In the fog": cinematography and production design (6 min. each); "Eyes wide open": the insomniac's world (8 min.); stills gallery; theatrical trailer; enhanced features for PC DVD-ROM drives.
Credits Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Dody Dorn ; music, David Julyan ; costume designer, Tish Monaghan ; production designer, Nathan Crowley.
Cast Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan, Nicky Katt, Paul Dooley.
Summary Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English.
Subject Homicide investigation -- Drama.
Detective and mystery plays
Insomnia -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Witt, Paul Junger, 1941-
McDonnell, Edward L.
Johnson, Broderick.
Kosove, Andrew A.
Seitz, Hillary.
Nolan, Christopher, 1970-
Julyan, David. Composer.
Pacino, Al, 1940-
Williams, Robin, 1951-2014-
Swank, Hilary.
Tierney, Maura, 1965-
Donovan, Martin. 1950-
Katt, Nicky.
Dooley, Paul, 1928-
Pfister, Wally.
Dorn, Dody.
Julyan, David
Monaghan, Tish.
Crowley, Nathan.
Skjoldbjærg, Erik, 1964-
Alcon Entertainment (Firm)
Witt-Thomas Productions.
Section Eight Ltd.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0790771977
Standard No. 085392330720
Music No. 23307 Warner Home Video

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