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Uniform Title Prairie home companion (Motion picture)
Title A prairie home companion [videorecording] / Picturehouse presents in association with GreeneStreet Films and River Road Entertainment a Sandcastle 5 and Prairie Home production ; produced by David Levy, Tony Judge, Joshua Astrachan, Wren Arthur, Robert Altman ; story by Garrison Keillor & Ken LaZebnik ; screenplay by Garrison Keillor ; directed by Robert Altman.

Imprint Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    PRA    Available
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    PRA    Out of Collection
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on Garrison Keillor's popular radio show.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Credits Director of photography, Edward Lachman ; editor, Jacob Craycroft ; costume designer, Catherine Marie Thomas ; production designer, Dina Goldman.
Cast Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin.
Summary As if the result of some strange mass-media fluke, the popular radio program "A Prairie Home Companion" somehow managed to survive the television age to entertain its audience every Saturday night from the stage of the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn. Week after week, hangdog host Garrison Keillor serves as unflappable emcee to an amiable hodgepodge of radio-friendly acts that include the likes of popular country duo Yolanda and Rhonda Johnson and singing cowboys the Old Trailhands. This is one show where the under-the-line antics are nearly as entertaining as the program itself. The efforts of down-on-his-luck private dick and backstage doorkeeper Guy Noir discovers the true identity of a mysterious blonde and helps aspiring teen singer Lola to find her true voice before a live audience. There is still plenty of fun and mystery to be had at the old Fitzgerald before the final curtain falls.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for risque humor.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, stereo. surround sound.
Language English dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Radio programs -- United States -- Drama.
Country music -- Drama.
Radio actors and actresses -- United States -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 Director. Producer.
Streep, Meryl. Actor.
Tomlin, Lily. Actor.
Harrelson, Woody. Actor.
Jones, Tommy Lee, 1946- Actor.
Kline, Kevin. Actor.
Lohan, Lindsay, 1986- Actor.
Madsen, Virginia, 1963- Actor.
Reilly, John C., 1965- Actor.
Keillor, Garrison. Actor. Screenwriter.
Lachman, Edward, 1948- Cinematographer.
LaZebnik, Ken. Scenarist.
Picturehouse (Firm)
GreeneStreet Films. Producer.
River Road Entertainment (Firm) Producer.
Prairie Home Productions. Producer.
Sandcastle 5 Productions. Producer.
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm) Publisher.
ISBN 0780656172
Standard No. 794043105418
Music No. 10541 New Line Home Entertainment

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