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Title Erin Brockovich [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present ; a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; written by Susannah Grant ; directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    ERI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (2 hrs., 12 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 021200
Description two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. color.
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
surround rdacpc
Dolby digital 5.1 Dolby digital
NTSC rda
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
Motion picture lcgft
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue; closed-captioned.
Cast Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Marg Helgenberger, Cherry Jones, Veanne Cox, Conchata Ferrell, Tracey Walter.
Credits Music by Thomas Newman ; costume design by Jeffrey Kurland ; edited by Anne V. Coates ; production design by Philip Messina ; photographed by Ed Lachman.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a law case against a giant corporation for water pollution. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin a legal fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees.
Awards Academy Awards, 2001: Best actress (Roberts)
Contents Special features: Spotlight on location: The making of Erin Brockovich -- Erin Brockovich: A look at a real life experience -- Deleted scenes with director's comments -- Theatrical trailer -- Production notes -- Cast and filmmakers -- DVD-ROM features.
Subject Brockovich, Erin -- Drama.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Drama.
Groundwater -- Pollution -- California -- Drama.
Liability for water pollution damages -- California -- Drama.
Drinking water -- Contamination -- California -- Drama.
Hazardous wastes -- California -- Drama.
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- California -- Drama.
Trials (Toxic torts) -- California -- Drama.
Single mothers -- Drama.
Legal assistants -- California -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Legal films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Soderbergh, Steven, 1963- film director.
DeVito, Danny, film producer.
Shamberg, Michael, film producer.
Sher, Stacey, film producer.
Grant, Susannah, screenwriter.
Roberts, Julia, 1967- actor.
Finney, Albert, 1936- actor.
Eckhart, Aaron, actor.
Helgenberger, Marg, actor.
Jones, Cherry, 1956- actor.
Cox, Veanne, 1963- actor.
Ferrell, Conchata, actor.
Walter, Tracey, 1942- actor.
Newman, Thomas, 1955- composer (expression)
Kurland, Jeffrey, costume designer.
Coates, Anne V., editor of moving image work.
Messina, Philip, production designer.
Lachman, Edward, 1948- director of photography.
Universal Pictures (Firm), presenter.
Columbia Pictures, presenter.
Jersey Films, production company.
Universal Studios, Inc., publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Erin Brockovich (Motion picture)
ISBN 078324231X
Standard No. 025192078323
Music No. 20783 Universal Studios

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